The Jerry Fifield Student Sponsorship
 

 

Since 1982 when Dr. Jerald Fifield started HydroDynamics Incorporated, he has been actively involved with drainage, sediment and erosion control, water rights and non-point pollution control. Through his company, he develops sediment and erosion control plans, completes drainage analysis, provides inspection services and teaches about controlling sediment and erosion on construction sites. Jerry has authored numerous professional papers, researched sediment and erosion control products, and written sediment and erosion control manuals for designers and field manuals for inspectors and contractors. He has also served on the Board of Directors for IECA and has been an active member of IECA since 1989.

Students who attain this Scholarship will be given a one year free Student Membership for IECA. The Jerry Fifield Scholarship will be given to students who show a passion to expand their career in the Erosion and Sediment Control Industry.

Please direct any student scholarship related inquiries to membership@ieca.org.

View the membership benefits below.

NETWORKING

Broaden Your Network

Members who take the time to share ideas and build relationships are better positioned to expand their knowledge and advance their career.

IECA Chapters

IECA provides you with the opportunity to connect with colleagues, share ideas, and access learning locally through training events, newsletter updates, volunteer opportunities and networking.

IECA Events and Conferences

Get member-exclusive savings to attend IECA events including the Environmental Connection Conference, the largest gathering of leaders in the erosion, sediment control and stormwater industry. IECA events provides you with the opportunity to earn PDH/CE hours, develop business skills, expand your knowledge and network with other erosion and sediment control professionals from around the world.

Serve on an IECA Committee or Board

Volunteering provides you with a great opportunity for networking and a closer look at how IECA’s efforts directly affect your industry. Volunteer at the national or chapter level to help shape IECA and influence the direction of erosion and sediment control.

IECA Mentorship Program

IECA Mentorship Program is designed to connect emerging leaders with seasoned professionals to encourage professional development and give back to the profession.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Enhance Your Knowledge

Professional development isn't an option, it's an ongoing necessity. IECA offers more ways to increase your skillset and earn Professional Development Hours (PDH).

IECA Webinars

Provides you the opportunity to log in from your home of office computer at your convenience at any time of the day or night to get high-quality continuing education and Professional Development Hours (PDH) for both live and on-demand webinars.

IECA on Location

Learn from industry experts! IECA Live offers formal on-site training from faculty instructors. IECA faculty members will travel to your business to provide hands-on, classroom training. IECA On Location courses can be private or public to your organization.

IECA Roadshow

Get quality education from a national, state and local perspective. The content is area specific and will address issues related to stormwater management that affect those who coordinate and manage stormwater programs.

IECA Events and Conferences

Get member-exclusive savings to attend IECA events including the Environmental Connection Conference, the largest gathering of leaders in the erosion, sediment control and stormwater industry. IECA events provides you with the opportunity to earn PDH/CE hours, develop business skills, expand your knowledge and network with other erosion and sediment control professionals from around the world.

RECOGNITION

Gain a Competitive Advantage

Leverage IECA Member-Only benefits to gain visibility and grow your business.

IECA’s Online Membership Directory

Raise your profile! All IECA members receive a free automatic listing in the IECA Membership Directory - the only directory dedicated exclusively to the erosion and sediment control industry. Industry professionals look to the directory as an informative resource throughout the year.

IECA Member Logo

Showcase your commitment to the erosion and sediment control industry. Download the IECA Member logo and add it to your marketing material, email signature, business cards, website and other collateral.

Advertising Discounts

Join as an organizational member to receive exposure year-round. We offer many options for marketing through our publications, online advertising, vendor webinars, Roadshow sponsorships and, of course, conference sponsorship and exhibiting. The sooner you invest in these opportunities; the more exposure you will receive.

Environmental Excellence Awards Program

Your chance to be recognized by your colleagues! Each year, IECA acknowledges members of the Association and the industry who have made extraordinary contributions. Award winners serve as inspirational industry leaders are recognized at the annual convention and trade show.

RESOURCES

Stay on the Cutting Edge

Increase your effectiveness and learn vital information to keep you current stay on top of change and meet the challenges it presents.

IECA Resource Library

IECA Members can now access our new online resource library for the most current, relevant solutions for the erosion and sediment control and stormwater industry. Enter a search term, author, topic, etc. to search our case studies, photos, video and white papers to get your answer quickly! 

IECA SmartBrief

This complimentary weekly e-mail newsletter is specifically aimed at bringing you a quick, two-minute read that will help keep you up-to-date with the latest news and trends in our industry. News stories are meticulously picked from thousands of news sites, blogs and other sources that are then summarized by expert editors, linked to the original sources for further reading, and delivered to your inbox every week.

Environmental Connection

Expands your body of knowledge of the erosion and sediment control industry. With quarterly peer-reviewed articles on timely erosion and sediment control topics, as well as regular features that provide thought-provoking accounts of people, programs and issues in the industry (each issue of the Environmental Connection Magazine contains a Content Quiz for one PDH, which amounts to 4 PDH credits in any given year).

IECA’s Career Center

Offers you a confidential resume posting, automated e-mail notification of new job listings and the ability to save jobs for later review. It also offers employers and recruiters targeted access to the nation’s most qualified talent pool in the erosion and sediment control industry.

IECA eNewsletter

Being armed with the latest original research and content will help you take your career to another level. IECA is meticulous in ensuring that you have access to timely information, educational news, surveys and special features highlighting latest trends in erosion control and related fields, with links to additional content on the IECA website.