Hadjiyane Honored for Dedicated Service to New York Water Association
Dec. 22, 2014
Stephen Hadjiyane, PE, BCEE(Woodbury, N.Y.) After a decade of spurring progressive initiatives to protect and enhance New York’s water resources, Stephen Hadjiyane, PE, BCEE, received the New York Water Environment Association (NYWEA) Long Island Chapter Achievement Award. Hadjiyane accepted the award on Oct. 24, 2014, during the chapter’s annual dinner-dance. Based in Gannett Fleming’s Woodbury, New York, office, he is a vice president responsible for managing water/wastewater projects.
Throughout his 10 years of service to the chapter, Hadjiyane has held numerous positions, including serving as a member of its board of directors. Currently he is the vice chair/secretary of the chapter, as well as the chair of the Scholarship Program, and is a member of the chapter’s Society of Sanitary Sludge Shovelers. As one of the founders of the chapter’s Young Professional Committee and the Scholarship Program, Hadjiyane is credited with developing an outlet for increased social interaction for young industry professionals and a forum for networking and professional growth.
Founded in 1929, the NYWEA promotes sustainable clean water quality management through science, education, and training. It also aims to advance the professional well being of its membership, which totals more than 2,500.
“Steve has established himself as a trusted advisor to our clients and as an asset to our firm,” said James M. Crandall, PE, vice president and Northeast Region Water/Wastewater and Environmental Practice leader. “We are proud of Steve’s dedication to the growth and strengthening of our industry, and I’m thrilled that the NYWEA Long Island Chapter honored him in this way.”
During his 29-year tenure at Gannett Fleming, Hadjiyane has played a key role managing and directing many strategic water and wastewater infrastructure projects in and around New York State, including upgrades to the Grass Island Wastewater Treatment Plant in Greenwich, Connecticut; sanitary sewer repairs at the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, New York; and numerous projects for Nassau and Suffolk counties and for the New York City Department of Environmental Protection.
Hadjiyane earned his master’s degree in environmental engineering from Manhattan College and his bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the State University of New York at Buffalo.
For more information, please contact Ali Detar, CPSM, at 717.763.7211, x2272 or via email.
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