The Distinguished Service Award

For Outstanding Service to NESEA …

Since 1993, the annual Distinguished Service Award has recognized a NESEA member who has made a significant contribution to the organization.

The Distinguished Service Award…

  • Recognizes a significant contribution of time and service to NESEA and its mission by a living member of the organization over a period of time.
  • Recognizes a range of contributions and character of service (including leadership, volunteerism, unsung heroes, staff, visionaries, etc.) and in so doing reveals that range as an example to the community.
  • Acknowledges the diversity of the community.
  • Acknowledges the legacy of service to the community.
  • Encourages continued service in the role of organizational elder and steward of the community’s institutional memory.
  • Provides a ritual of recognition celebrating the caliber and character of those whose service is exemplary.
  • Maintains a record of that service over time.
  • Connects these leaders as a group that continues to offer service to NESEA.

The nomination period opens in January.

The award is presented at the BuildingEnergy Boston Conference + Trade Show.

Our Mission

NESEA advances the adoption of sustainable energy practices in the built environment by cultivating a community where practitioners share, collaborate and learn.