How a Fellow Is Selected
The ASPE Fellows program is operated and administrated by a Fellows Program Committee made up of members of the College of Fellows. Candidates must have been a member of ASPE for a minimum of 20 years and nominated by another member. Self-nomination and grandfathering are not allowed.
In selecting Fellows, the Fellows Section Committee shall evaluate the significant and exceptional contributions of each nominee. Emphasis shall be given to service to ASPE Society. Other criteria to be considered shall include, but not limited to: ASPE chapter and Society growth; ASPE chapter and Society leadership; technical and practical research in the field of engineering with emphasis on plumbing engineering and design; engineering technical accomplishments by or for ASPE or other related organizations (as evidenced by publications, awards or similar); intellectual and leadership contributions in the advancement of Education programs for the professions and industry; championing and adoption of local, state or federal legislations, including codes; advancements and contributions in the theory or practice of plumbing engineering, design, contracting or manufacturing, including education and academia.
The selection process is not a popularity contest. The consideration for each candidate shall be judged on each individual’s nomination and reference information without any consideration to any other candidate under consideration. No one criteria or group of criteria shall govern the selection process to the exclusion of any other, with the exception of service to ASPE Society The Selection Committee shall decide what weight to give each criterion based on the information provided.
Candidates must meet the criteria outlined in at least three of the following categories:
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Nomination forms are due on January 31 of even-numbered years.