Download the NGWA Fellow Designation Nomination Form (PDF).
The Fellow designation represents recognition by a recipient’s peers and NGWA, of outstanding credentials, professional accomplishments, and a commitment to promoting the increased understanding of groundwater science and water well system technology.
NGWA members who receive the title “Fellow of the National Ground Water Association” have distinguished themselves through professional excellence, achievement, and integrity, and are viewed to be a positive, distinctive individual
who is a true asset to the groundwater industry.
To be eligible for consideration and election to the NGWA Fellow designation, candidates shall have attained a consensus-agreed upon distinction and made consensus-agreed upon substantial
contributions to the industry in one or more of the following categories:
- Water well technology
- Groundwater science/engineering
- The built environment of contractors and/or original equipment manufacturers
- The supply and distribution of equipment and other industry products.
Examples include: education and/or research; engineering design (including industry products or procedures); consulting and forensics; invention and original work; leadership on projects of unusual or important scope (recognized by consensus to have
occurred much more frequently than once); sharing knowledge and contributions through outreach activities such as NGWA volunteering, mentoring, publications, oral presentation, and participative involvement in industry activities and public awareness
efforts; and any other activities leading to the advancement of the arts and sciences of groundwater supply, protection, management and remediation, and of the built environment.