Distinguished Deputy Award


About the award:  

The Distinguished Deputy Award was established to recognize a deputy of a state chief administrator for outstanding contributions of the work of state administration. 
This award will be presented annually to one deputy at the Institute on Management and Leadership. 



  • Nominees must currently serve as a deputy or be no more than 18 months removed (i.e. January 2018) from serving as a deputy.
  • All NASCA State Primary (Chief Administrators) AND Secondary (Department Staff) members are eligible to nominate a current deputy.  
  • Nominees (i.e. the state) for this award must be current members with NASCA.


The Distinguished Deputy Award shall be awarded for either a single significant achievement or a career of accomplishments which have had a significant, positive impact on the award recipient’s state.
  • In the case of a single achievement, the accomplishment must be a notable project which has had a major positive impact on the administration of the state.
  • In the case of a career of accomplishments, the career achievements must have had a cumulative significant positive impact on the administration of the state.



The deadline to submit nominations is July 19, 2019 at 11:59 PM ET. 


Step 1:

Click here to download nomination template

Step 2:
Click here to submit your application
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