Section 47 Awards


Section 5.5: Nominations Process

A. Nominations Period: Nominations for formal section awards shall be open for a 4 week period beginning 6 weeks prior to the Section Conference.

B. Nomination Method: All nominations must be made in writing, either paper or electronic and received within the nomination period.

C. Nomination Content: In addition to the specific information listed in the criteria must include the name and chapter affiliation of both the nominee and the nominator when such exist (e.g. no name exists for the nominee of a chapter award only the affiliation)

D. Nomination Certification: The Awards Chair shall verify that the award contains all necessary information and determine if the nomination meets the criteria set forth in the appendix. The Awards Chair will report his/her decision with justification to the nominator no later than three days following the close of the nomination period. If desired, the nominator may resubmit a revised nomination within one week of notification. Upon certification the nomination shall be entered into the agenda of the Awards Committee Meeting.

E. Nomination Certification Repeal: Any award not certified as meeting the criteria by the awards chair, may be certified by a 2/3 vote of the Awards Committee, and thus shall be considered at the same Awards Committee Meeting.

B1.8: Traveler of the Year

The Traveler of the Year award is presented to the Chapter that shows how much it loves to road trip. Please describe the ways that this Chapter has attempted to reach out to other Chapters.

Please explain this Chapter’s efforts to reach out to other Chapters and include details on the following criteria and other information:

A. Plans service projects or social events with other Chapters;
B. Participates in Sectional events (conferences, summer picnic, and so on);
C. Is well-represented at Regional Conferences and National Conventions;
D. Functions planned with Chapters within the Section and the numbers of members who participated;
E. Functions planned with Chapters in other Sections and the numbers of members who participated;
F. Functions attended at other Chapters within the Section and the numbers of members who participated;
G. Functions attended outside of the Section and the numbers of members who participated;
H. Sectional, Regional, and National events and the numbers of members who participated.

Last Updated March 24, 2014