NEBRASKA AMERICAN PUBLIC WORKS ASSOCIATION
2017 Young Public Works Leader of the Year
AWARDS APPLICATION AND SUBMITTAL PAGE
NOMINATION PERIOD: May 22, 2017 - September 8, 2017
Recognizes and encourages young APWA members who have demonstrated an initial commitment to the profession and the Association, and show potential for future growth within the Association.
This award is to recognize and encourage young APWA members who have demonstrated an initial commitment to the profession and the chapter and show potential for future growth within the chapter. The award promotes the concept that length of career of the nominee does not necessarily indicate his/her leadership abilities or potential for service. Candidates must be active members of APWA for three consecutive years and not exceed 35 years of age as of the award deadline. Please include candidate’s birth date in nomination materials. The candidates must have demonstrated an ability and eagerness to act at the chapter level by serving on committees, as an officer, heading projects, or contributing in general to the well-being of the chapter.
Nominees maybe be employed by the public or private sector, however much of their career service must be in the public works field. Candidates must have made significant contribution in the field of public works.
The candidate should have also accomplished one or more of the following:
- Contributed in some significant manner to his/her public agency or company by implementing new ideas, overcoming problems, controlling costs, etc.;
- Helped to advance the cause of the public works profession either with leadership commitments to significant community projects or as an advocate for public works issues at the legislative level in local, state, or federal governments; and/or
- Demonstrated an ongoing commitment to continuing education in the public works field (i.e., related educational degree(s), attendance at workshops, seminars, or CEU credits, etc.).
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