Distinguished Service Award

The Distinguished Service Award, established in 1999 by the NGNA Board of Directors, is presented to a member of NGNA in recognition of outstanding leadership, participation, and contributions toward achieving the goals of NGNA. An ad hoc awards task force reviews all nominations for the Distinguished Service Award and selects a nominee for endorsement by the NGNA Board of Directors.

The Distinguished Service Award recipient will be recognized at the Annual Membership Meeting and at the awards luncheon at the NGNA Convention. Application and letters of recommendation must be submitted to NGNA no later than Friday, June 6th, 2014.

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Eligibility Requirements

  1. The nominee must have been a member of NGNA for at least 3 years; the nominee cannot have previously received the NGNA Distinguished Service Award.
  2. The Distinguished Service Award shall be presented to an NGNA member who has demonstrated leadership and contributed to the goals of NGNA (held office, committee chair position(s), or been active on one or more committees).