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Golden Manhole
This committee-specific society recognizes and honors individually, both the inductees and their employers for their combined contributions which promote increased professionalism in the collection systems field. 

Up to five (5) inductees may be inducted each year into this Society. Induction will be decided by a minimum of three (3) members of the Society.


Nominee must have seven (7) years of significant achievement. You will be asked to list nominees state and local section committee responsibilities and contributions that have benefited the Collection System Committee goals (education, certification, professional recognition efforts efforts).


For most CWEA awards, you must apply at your Local Section level first. Direct your questions to the Local Section Awards Chair. If you need additional assistance, check the award’s info page to see the Committee Awards Contact.