Summer/Fall 2013 COOP Length of Service Awards Part 1

 50 Year Honored Institution Award 

The Fairfield, Iowa Waste Water Treatment staff (L to R); Jeff Dunbar, Steve Redinger, Scott Worley, Julie Vorhies, and Plant Supervisor Carl Chandler accepted a 50 Year Honored Institution Award from Davenport Iowa Meteorologist Intern Tom Philips (top, far left).Weather records for the Fairfield area date back to 1893.  Photo by HMT Tom Olsen

25 Year Honored Institution Award

The Manchester Iowa Waste Water Treatment representative Curt Meiner (right), accepted a 25 Year Honored Institution Award from SOO Ray Wolf (left), NWS Davenport. Weather records for the Manchester area date back to 1921. Curt comes from a long line of COOP observers. His Grandfather, Roy Detrick, was the COOP observer in Upland, Nebraska from 1959 to 1992. Photo by HMT Tom Olsen

 

25 Year Honored Institution Award

Robert Loose (left) of Dewitt Iowa was presented the 25 year Length of Service Award. The award was presented by SOO Ray Wolf (right) of NWS Davenport, IA. Photo by HMT Tom Olsen

 

25 Year Honored Institution Award

 Muscatine Iowa Water Treatment Employees (from left-right), Beth Lanfier, Doug Barclay, Scott Swift, Aaron Whitlow, and Justine Freeborn were presented the 25 year Honored Institution Award. MIC Steve Kuhl (third from left), NWS Davenport, IA, presented the award. Weather records for the Muscatine area date back to 1935. Photo by HMT Tom Olsen

 

 10 Year Length of Service Award 

Veterinarians Fay Vittetoe (far right), and Mary Anson (left) of Brighton, IA, were presented a 10 year Length of Service Award. For over 10 years, even in their busy lives as Veterinarians, Fay and Mary find the time to take daily rainfall, winter snowfall and as needed Skunk River stage readings.  Presenting the award was Hydro-Meteorological Technician Tom Olsen of NWS Davenport, Iowa. Photo by Meteorologist Intern Tom Philip.

 

 

  10 Year Length of Service Award 

 

Dairy farmer Melvin Green (right) of Dubuque Iowa was presented the 10 year Length of Service Award by SOO Ray Wolf (left) of NWS Davenport, Iowa.  Mr. Green also provides official snowfall measurements that supplement the Dubuque Iowa Airport ASOS climate data. Photo by Tom Olsen, Hydro-Meteorological Technician (HMT)

 

10 Year Length of Service Award

 Steve Miller (right) of Fulton Iowa was presented the 10 year Length of Service Award by SOO Ray Wolf (left) of NWS Davenport, Iowa. Photo by Tom Olsen, Hydro-Meteorological Technician (HMT).

 

 



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