Quality New Mexico Honors Bill Wadt Of Los Alamos With Don Chalmers Passion For Excellence Award

Bill Wadt is recipient of Don Chalmers Passion for Excellence Award.

QNM News:

ALBUQUERQUE – Quality New Mexico has announced Bill Wadt of Los Alamos is the recipient of the second Don Chalmers Passion for Excellence Award. Wadt is past president of the LANL Foundation Board of Directors. 

“We are proud to recognize Bill Wadt for his passion for excellence,” said Quality New Mexico Board Chair Anne Kain. “We congratulate him for his outstanding accomplishments and his continued commitment to excellence in New Mexico.”

LANL Foundation President/CEO Jenny Parks, stated, “Bill Wadt has consistently exemplified outstanding leadership in the pursuit of performance excellence. We at the Foundation cannot think of a more deserving person than Bill to receive this Award. In all of the Boards and organizations Bill participates in or is involved with, Bill always pushes gently for excellence. The LANL Foundation is where it is today largely due to Bill’s work. Don Chalmers would be pleased to know that someone like Bill has won the Award bearing his name”. 

New Mexico artist Curtis Fort was commisioned to create the Don Chalmers Passion for Excellence Award. It’ll be presented to Bill Wadt at Quality New Mexico’s “New Mexico Performance Excellence Awards Ceremony” April 19 at Isleta Resort. 

Quality New Mexico administers the New Mexico Performance Excellence Awards patterned after the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award in accordance with NM Executive Order 2012-003. Quality New Mexico offers statewide performance excellence training, assessments, and a national best-practices learning summit. For more information, visit www.qualitynewmexico.org or call 505.944.2001.