The SAME Goethals Medal is awarded to an SAME member for distinguished performance in the field of engineering, design or construction. The medal is named in honor of Col. George W. Goethals, USA, and was first awarded in 1956.
Eligibility: Registered engineer who has been a member of SAME for at least one year prior to nomination. Nomination must indicate the State and Expiration Date of Professional Engineer registration.
Nomination Criteria: Eminent and notable contributions in engineering, design, or construction in the past five years.
Nomination Process: Nominations for this award must be made by a Society member and endorsed by a Post President or member of the National Board of Direction, using the Society nomination form. The Post President or member of the National Board of Direction endorsing the nomination will verify that the individual meets the eligibility criteria for the award, and that the nomination package provides information to support each of the nomination criteria and all required information on the nominee. The nominator is responsible for ensuring the package, with endorsement, is received at SAME HQ.