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TAMC Awards Criteria and Guidance for Nominations
In 2015, the TAMC renamed its Individual Achievement Award in honor of Carmine Palombo, past TAMC Chairman, for his years of service and dedication to the TAMC and to the Southeastern Michigan Council of Governments. Nominees for the Carmine Palombo Individual Achievement Award can include elected officials (state or local), support staff from state agencies, regional / metropolitan planning organizations, county road commissions, local units of government, the education community or other individuals involved in promoting Michigan’s TAMC programs.
Past Carmine Palombo Individual Award Winners:
2017 – Timothy O’Rourke (Roscommon County Road Commission)
2016 – Tim Colling (Michigan Technological University/Center for Technology & Training)
2015 – Robert E. Clegg (City of Port Huron), Carmine Palombo (SEMCOG)
2014 – Carmine Palombo (SEMCOG)
2013 – Keith Cooper (MDOT), Nico Tucker (NEMCOG), Toby Kuznicki (City of Rogers City)
2012 – Jim Snell (GVMC), Nathan Fazer (EUPRPDC), Rick Olson (Michigan Legislature), Kelly Bekken (Missaukee County Road Commission)
2011 – Edward G. Hug (SEMCOG)
2010 – Lance Malburg (Oceana County Road Commission), Rob VanEffen (Delta County Road Commission), Anamika Laad (EMCOG)
2009 – John Daly II, PHD (Genesee County Road Commission), Brian Gutowski (Emmet County Road Commission)
TAMC Awards 2009-2019 Recipients
To recognize Public Act 51 agencies that have done an outstanding job implementing asset management. This award acknowledges those agencies that have most successfully incorporated the principles of asset management and adopted an asset management plan to help guide their investment decisions.
Past Organization Achievement Award Winners:
2017 – City of Ann Arbor, City of Royal Oak, International Bridge Authority
2016 – St. Joseph County Road Commission
2015 – Kalamazoo Charter Township, Kalamazoo County Road Commission
2014 – City of Auburn Hills, Grand Region Bridge Council
2012 – Texas Township
2011 – Ottawa County Road Commission
2010 – Kalamazoo County Road Commission, Roscommon County Road Commission
2009 – City of Manistee, City of Marquette, Alcona County Road Commission, Kent County Road Commission, Genesee County Metropolitan Planning, Michigan Department of Transportation