HHS Green Champion Awards: Winners and Honorable Mentions

2017 marked the tenth annual HHS Green Champions Awards, which honors outstanding HHS employees and Native American tribal members involved in sustainability projects throughout the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). CDC received 8 HHS Green Champion Awards and 6 Honorable Mentions.

2017 CDC HHS Green Champion Award Winners
2017 CDC HHS Green Champion Award Winners
Category Winners
Green Labs (Group) CDC Elemental Analysis Lab Freezer Challenge – Deanna Jones, Jeff Jarrett, Adam Baer, Gulchekhra Shakirova, Kristen Wallon, Melanie Franklin, Danielle Stukes, Zachary Fultz, Darlyn Mercado Saldivia
Wellness (Group) CDC Wellness and Sustainability Partnership Lauren Dufort, Marilyn Wolff, Lauren Holman Roberts, Rebecca Rentz, Desiree Brown
Wellness (Group) CDC AIA Design & Health Education Series – Matthew Welkert, Andrew Dannenberg, Judith Heerwagen, Andrew M. Ibrahim, Bon Ku, Liz York, Elizabeth Powers, Elly Bunzendahl, Justus Stewart
Electronic Stewardship (Group) CDC Printer Logic Project Team – Phil Bourque, Robbie Gray, Barbara Woodland, Shirley Duque, Phillip Troy, Mohamad Al Malla
Environmental Stewardship (Individual) Christina Nelson
Good Neighbor (Group) CDC Sustainability and Health Webinar Series – Liz York, Lauren Dufort, Jackie Vintimilla, Joel Kimmons
Sustainable Acquisitions (Group) CDC Freezer Optimization Tiger Team – Liz York, Debbie Kuehl, Julie Chatt-Soroka, Patrick Gourley, Martin Vincent, Conrad Quinn, Eduardo O’Neill, Corey Thomas, Jeff Adair, Mike Shaw
Water Use Efficiency (Group) Autoclave Redesign for Water and Energy Efficiency – Fatema Sadiq, Greg Rosser, Sarah Gray
2017 CDC HHS Green Champion Honorable Mentions
2017 CDC HHS Green Champion Honorable Mentions
Category Winners
Wellness (Group) CDC Healthy Choices in the Workplace – Daryl Young, Beverly King, Lauren Green
Wellness (Group) CDC Fitwel Residential – Joel Kimmons, Ginger Chew, Chris Kochtitzky, Margo Younger, Ken Rose, Liz York, Joya McKinstry, Diane Harris
Good Neighbor (Group) CDC Atlanta Better Buildings Challenge Partnership – Liz York, Joel Kimmons, Lauren Dufort, Connie Blalock, Daurice Grossniklaus, Desiree Brown, Mamie Mabery, Becky Rentz
Environmental Stewardship (Individual) John Heberger
Electronic Stewardship (Group) CDC ITSO Remote Access Systems – Dave Ausefski, Lee Eilers, Andrew Davy, Phillip Lindsey
Electronic Stewardship (Group) CDC ITSO Life Cycle Management Team – Howard Smith, Tim Horner, Bill McHarg

2016 marked the ninth annual HHS Green Champions Awards, which honors outstanding HHS employees and Native American tribal members involved in sustainability projects throughout the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). CDC received 15 HHS Green Champion Awards and 6 Honorable Mentions.

2016 CDC HHS Green Champion Award Winners
2016 CDC HHS Green Champion Award Winners
Category Winners
Change Agents (Individual) Bruce Jue (CDC)
Change Agents (Group) FITWEL Certification of CDC Chamblee Building – Heidi Blanck, Desiree Brown, Joanne Cole, Aidan Ganzert, Ron Garner, Joel Kimmons, Stephen Klim, Michael Payne, Ruth Petersen, Liz York
Change Agents (Group) North American Laboratory Freezer Challenge – Kristi Budzinski, Allen Doyle, Lauren Dufort, Aidan Ganzert, Emily Hays, Debra Kuehl, Allison Paradise, Kathy Ramirez-Agular, Phil Wirdzek, Liz York
Corporate Responsibility (Group) CDC Remote Access Systems – Dave Ausefski, Lee Eilers, Andrew Davy, Philip Lindsey
Corporate Responsibility (Group) CDC Unified Communications Upgrade Project – Richard Self, Clarence Benyard, Troy Nick, Chris Gandy
Electronic Stewardship (Group) CDC ITSO Mobile Device Management Project – Dave Ausefski, Lee Eilers, Andrew Davy, Philip Lindsey
Energy & Fleet Management (Group) CDC Building Heat Exchanger Project – Craig Belflower, Jeff Bowen, Bruce Jue, Steve Koob, Paul Probst, Larry Rountree
Environmental Stewardship (Individual) Grant King (CDC NIOSH)
Environmental Stewardship (Group) America Recycles Day at Emory Point – Lauren Dufort, Aidan Ganzert, Emily Hays, Lauren Holman, Deena Keeler, Willie Potter, Stacy Schuch, Taylor Spicer, Liz York
Environmental Stewardship (Group) CDC NIOSH Pittsburgh Campus Single Stream Recycling – Branch McCune, Jeff Hayes, Ron Cummings
Good Neighbor (Group) CDC Wellness Room Best Practices Design Guide – Aidan Ganzert, Yubei Huang, Joyce Lee, Tong Niu, Liz York
Green Hero Video Outreach (Group) CDC Visitors Center Solar Panel Project – Judy Gantt, Aidan Ganzert, Emily Hays, Bruce Jue, Stephen Klim, Steve Powell, Alex Rogers
Sustainable Acquisitions (Group) CDC Computer Ordering Arrangement – Vicki Johnson, Tiffany Ivy, June Humphrey, Howard Smith, Tim Horner, Alex Null
Sustainable Design & Facilities (Group) CDC Lawrenceville Building Repair Project – Bill Dryden, Lauren Dufort, Bruce Jue, Stephen Klim, Arthur Lingler, Michael Stepp, Paul Vinson, Angela Wagner
Water Use Efficiency & Management Award (Group) CDC Campus Wastewater Treatment Initiative – Jeff Bowen, Neal Bowman, Lauren Dufort, Sarah Gray, Emily Hays, Bruce Jue, Stephen Klim, Liz York
2016 CDC HHS Green Champion Honorable Mentions
2016 CDC HHS Green Champion Honorable Mentions
Category Winners
Corporate Responsibility CDC Chamblee Transit Shuttle Service– Shirley Alston, Alfonso Bell, James Clausell, Caronzo Davis, Ryan Fisher, Paul Gray, Marc Jastremski, Thayra Riley, Kenneth R. Tatum, Bellinda Wolfe
Energy & Fleet Management CDC Pittsburgh Campus Utility Electric Vehicles – Jeff Hayes, Shirley Alston
Energy & Fleet Management CDC Summer Peak Alert Energy Savings InitiativeCraig Belflower, Lauren Dufort, Ron Garner, Linnet Griffiths, Emily Hays, Ted Hyatt, Bruce Jue, Stephen Klim, Kiana Morris, John Shepard
Energy & Fleet Management CDC Chamblee Campus Lighting Efficiency Project – Charles Carrouth, Steve China, Ted Hyatt, Stephen Klim, Gary Waller
Environmental Stewardship CDC NIOSH Cincinnati Green Team – James Kesner, Gregory Kinnes, Melissa Seaton, Marsha Gran, Kendra Broadwater, Jessica Ramsey, Diane Morrise, Douglas Wiegand, Leonard Zwack, Jessica Li
Environmental Stewardship CDC Market16 Café – Bruce Jue, Stephen Klim, Stan Langley, Craig Belflower, Michael Payne, Tim Davenport, Philippa Butts, Kendrick Johnson, Daryl Young, Tommy Kendricks
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