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.
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