The Public Leadership in Energy and Environmental Stewardship award is given in partnership with Baker Hughes in recognition of a NLGA member who is committed to working within a state, region and/or communities as a steward of both energy and the environment. The award recognizes an official who played key roles regarding energy and environmental stewardship enhancing the lives of constituents and impacting every aspect of American life including energy, the economy, community and building design, agriculture, water and other resources, clean technology, the environment, transportation, social problem solving, job creation, education, health and health care, and more.
Click here for the NLGA Public Leadership in Energy and Environmental Stewardship Award Application. Deadline to submit a nomination for this award is February 1, 2021 to accommodate a potential virtual presentation.
NLGA Public Leadership in Energy and Environmental Stewardship honorees include the following:
2020: No presentation due to COVID-19 pandemic.
2019: Lieutenant Governor Brent Sanford (ND – R)
2018: Lieutenant Governor Dan McKee (RI – D)
2017: Lieutenant Governor Billy Nungesser (LA – R)
2016: Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick (TX – R)
2015: Lieutenant Governor Angela McLean (MT -D)
2014: Lieutenant Governor Todd Lamb (OK – R)
2013: Lieutenant Governor Jerry Abramson (KY – D)
2012: Lieutenant Governor Jim Cawley (PA – R)
2011: Lieutenant Yvonne Prettner Solon (MN – D)