For Immediate ReleaseDate: August 19, 2016
Travis Dawn, City of Savannah Landfill Administrator, was recently named the American Public Works Association (APWA) Georgia Chapter 2016 Solid Waste Manager of the Year.The selection of Travis Dawn for this reward recognizes the multitude of successes and achievements during his tenure as the Landfill Administrator for the City of Savannah. In Dawn’s role with the City, he is recognized as a leader, innovative problem solver, and a fierce advocate for resource conservation. “Travis Dawn consistently exemplifies the essential leadership and management skills necessary to provide the best quality of services for our citizens,” said Gene Prevatt, City of Savannah Sanitation Bureau Chief. “I can truly say without any reservation, that in my 35 years of public works service I have never had the privilege of working with a more dedicated, resourceful, innovative, or cheerful public servant than Mr. Travis Dawn.”
The APWA is a not-for-profit, international organization of more than 28,500 members involved in the field of public works. APWA serves its members by promoting professional excellence and public awareness through education, advocacy and the exchange of knowledge. APWA is headquartered in Kansas City, MO and has 63 chapters in North America.