Seymour_S_Greenfield_Sustaining_Member_AwardThe Seymour S. Greenfield Sustaining Member Award was initiated in 2009; the first award took place at the 2010 Joint Engineer Training Conference.

Eligibility: In order to be eligible for the award, an SAME Sustaining Member company in the private sector must be a medium-sized company (101-2,499 employees) and be a Sustaining Member of at least two or more SAME Posts in each of the previous five years.

Nomination Criteria: The company will be evaluated based on the extent to which during the previous calendar year:

  1. The company appoints individuals to sustaining member representative positions for each Post affiliation.
  2. Company representatives take on leadership positions at the Post, Region and National level, including Board of Direction, standing committees and conference planning committees.
  3. Company supports Young Member participation in Society activities and mentoring programs.
  4. Company supports K-12, College Outreach and community service activities.
  5. The number of Posts supporting the nomination with validation of the company's participation during the past year (in the form of attached letters of support).
  6. The company advertises in SAME publications (The Military Engineer, and the print version of the Directory of Member Companies & Organizations).
  7. The company exhibited and sponsored activities/events at SAME National and Region Conferences.

Nomination and Submittal Process:
A company must nominate itself for the award. Written referrals from Posts are welcome as part of the nomination package. Nominations for the 2015 Award recipients will open January 2016.

The award nomination requires 10 printed copies and MUST be submitted via mail. No nominations will be processed without a complete nomination package. Completed nomination packages include:

  • nomination summary detailing how the nominee meets each of the stated criteria;
  • 250 word citation;
  • supporting endorsement letters (if required); and
  • company logo in .jpg or .tif format, at a resolution of 300 dpi, burned to disc or included on flash drive.

It is the nominator's responsibility to ensure that the nomination package is successfully completed. Please send 10 copies of the completed nomination package to:

ATTN: SAME Administrative Assistant
607 Prince Street
Alexandria, VA 22314

Seymour S. Greenfield Sustaining Member Award Past Recipients

  • 2014 RS&H
  • 2013 Dewberry
  • 2012 Kleinfelder
  • 2011 J.M. Waller Associates Inc.
  • 2010 Stanley Consultants
  • 2009 Woolpert

Honorable Mention(s)

  • 2013 Reynold, Smith and Hills, Inc.
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