Periodically, McNALMS awards its Lifetime Achievement Award to an individual who has significantly contributed to the advancement of the understanding of lakes, has provided leadership in addressing key lake issues, and has exhibited excellence in promoting lake ecology and/or management.
Past winners include Dr. Carlos Fetteroff (deceased), formerly Executive Secretary with the Great Lakes Fishery Commission, 2006; Dr. Niles Kevern (retired), Professor Emeritus, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Michigan State University, 2010; Mr. Howard Wandell (retired), formerly Section Chief of the Inland Lakes Management Unit, Michigan Department of Natural Resources (now MDEQ) and past Executive Director, Michigan Chapter, North American Lake Management Society, 2012; and Dr. Lois Wolfson, Distinguished Senior Specialist, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife and Institute of Water Research, Michigan State University, 2016.
The next award will be presented in 2018.
If you are interested in contributing to this year's Lifetime Achievement Award recipient, please submit your donation below or send a check made out to McNALMS to McNALMS Lifetime Achievement Award, PO Box 4812, East Lansing, MI 48216. In addition to a special gift for the recipient, a card with all contributors' names will be given to the awardee.