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The Lee Agger Award was established in 1990 in memory of Lee Agger, whose hard work in establishing JETCC was an inspiration to all who worked with her. Ms. Agger died in 1989 after a prolonged illness. It is said that it was Lee Agger who put JETCC on the map, as she was a very dedicated sincere woman able to motivate many people to volunteer on behalf of environmental training. This Award was created by the JETCC Board to recognize fellow environmental professionals who have shown a similar dedication to JETCC. It is presented annually at the Maine Wastewater Control Association's Convention. Selection criteria is based on meritorious support and service to environmental training in the State of Maine by an individual(s) or facility / organization. Nominations are made by the JETCC staff and board members or can be solicited from the outside.
On Thursday, September 18th , Timothy LeVasseur, Superintendent of Kennebec Sanitary Treatment District was presented with the Lee Agger Award from the Maine Joint Environmental Training Coordinating Committee (JETCC). The award was presented during the Maine Water Environment Association (MEWEA) Fall Convention at Sunday River in Newry, Maine.
In a career spanning nearly 40 years, Mr. LeVasseur’s contributions to the water pollution control industry have included serving as a trainer in the Basic Wastewater classes and also opening the doors of the Kennebec Sanitary Treatment District to host numerous training programs offered by JETCC and others who serve the water pollution control industry. According to Leeann Hanson, Training Coordinator for JETCC, “Tim’s teaching and general support for our industry have helped to prepare hundreds of operators studying for Maine’s licensing exam as well as for career in water quality protection". Mr. LeVasseur is certified as a Grade 5 Wastewater Operator in Maine and New Hampshire. He also holds a Grade 5 Certification for Wastewater Collection Systems.