Past Awards

CATEE Award History

Gregg Cooke Award for Excellence in Environmental Leadership

  • George P. Mitchell – 2012
  • The Hon. Rafael Anchia, Texas Representative, Dallas – 2011
  • James Marston, Environmental Defense Fund – 2010
  • Robert J. King, Good Company Associates – 2009
  • Tom “Smitty” Smith, Public Citizen–Texas – 2008
  • R. Bruce LaBoon – 2007

Non-Profit Organization

  • Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity- 2011
  • Texas Business for Clean Air – 2010
  • Clinton Foundation, Clinton Climate Initiative – 2009
  • Environmental Defense Fund – 2008
  • HARC – 2007
  • Public Citizen – Texas – 2006
  • Texas HERO – 2005
  • Texas Clean Air Working Group, The Hon. Ron Harris and Kelly Frels, co-chairs

Commercial Enterprise

  • Oncor (Solar PV Program) – 2012
  • CLEAResult Consulting – 2011
  • Hilton Hotels Corporation – 2010
  • Standard Renewable Energy, Houston – 2009
  • Texas Instruments, Plano – 2008
  • Anderson Sargent Custom Builder – 2007
  • Whole Foods Market -2006
  • H-E-B – 2005

Government Official

  • The Hon. John Carona, State Senator, Dallas – 2011
  • The Hon. Kirk Watson, State Senator, Austin – 2010
  • The Hon. Rodney Ellis, State Senator, Houston – 2009
  • The Hon. Bill White, Mayor of Houston- 2008
  • The Hon. Kip Averitt, State Senator, Waco and the Hon. Joe Straus, State Representative, San Antonio–2007
  • The Hon. Jerry Patterson, Commissioner, General Land Office – 2006
  • The Hon. Kenneth Armbrister, State Senator, Victoria – 2005
  • The Hon. Dennis Bonnen, State Representative, Angelton – 2004

Government Organization

  • City of Houston (Large City) – 2012
  • City of Irving (Mid-Size City) – 2012
  • City of Cedar Hill (Small City) – 2012
  • City of San Antonio – 2011
  • Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport – 2010
  • City of El Paso – City Wide Energy Operational Savings Program – 2009
  • City of Austin – 2008
  • Northside Independent School District – San Antonio – 2007
  • City of Frisco, TX -2006
  • North Central Texas Council of Governments – 2005

Individual

  • Jennifer DuPlessis, Energy Manager, Arlington Independent School District – 2012
  • Brian Preston Smith – 2006
  • Gregg Cooke, former EPA Regional Administrator – 2005

Special Awards

  • 2012 – Lifetime Achievement Award — Felix A. Lopez, P.E., Energy Code Champion
  • 2012 – Lifetime Achievement Award — Tom Fitzpatrick, CATEE Executive Director
  • 2005 – Lifetime Achievement Award — R.B. “Ralph” Marquez, TCEQ Commissioner

Congratulations to the CATEE 2013 Honorees!

• Outstanding Individual – Gary G. Olp, GGO Architects
• Outstanding Government Official – The Hon. James “Jim” Keffer, Texas State Representative
• Outstanding Government Organization: Educational Institution – Alamo Community College District
• Outstanding Government Organization: State Agency – Texas Workforce Commission
• Outstanding Government Organization: Local Government – City of San Antonio
• Outstanding Commercial Enterprise – Dell Inc., “Legacy of Good” Plan
• Renewable Energy Leadership Award – William “Bill” Sinkin

 

  • Co-Hosts

    • Energy Systems Laboratory
    • USGBC
  • Gold Sponsors

    • CPS Energy
    • The Cynthia and George Mitchell Foundation
  • Silver Sponsors

    • Arup
    • Carlisle HVAC Products
    • Command Commissioning
    • Environments for Living
    • EUMMOT
    • Green Campus Partners
    • Johnson Controls, Inc.
    • Mitsubishi Electric
    • Oncor
    • Schneider Electric
    • Texas Energy Engineering Services, Inc. (TEESI)
    • Texas HERO
  • Contributing Sponsors

    • CenterPoint Energy
    • McKinstry
  • Collaborating Organizations

    • AACOG
    • HARC
    • Mission Verde Alliance
    • SECO
    • SPEER