Who decides who receives an award?
The NCBC Awards Committee reviews all applications for eligibility. The committee consists of the following members: Teresa Underwood (chair/OHNB), Evangeline Alexandris (MDB), Rugena Bivins (TNWB), Melissa Brearey (NVB), Maggie Ferere (FLSB), and Katherine Schneider (OHNB). Committee members are dedicated to a fair, rewarding process. Celebrating our members’ accomplishments is paramount to a successful awards program.
What types of awards are there?
The NCBC Awards Program provides the ideal platform to celebrate court staff. There are several award categories including Outstanding Service, Outstanding Achievement, Special Service, Administrative Excellence, Outstanding Public Service, Distinguished Service, and the prestigious Judge Ralph H. Kelley Outstanding Achievement Award. To view the full descriptions for awards, visit the Awards webpage on the NCBC website http://www.ncbcweb.com/awards.
How do I submit my nomination and when?
Visit the Awards page of the NCBC website at http://www.ncbcweb.com/awards to submit your on-line nomination by June 1, 2019. Tell us who you’re nominating, select the relevant award for the nominee, and describe in 200 words or less the unique or outstanding service the nominee has provided to the court community. Nominations will remain anonymous unless you choose to share your personal information.
What if I have questions?
If you have questions about the awards process, contact an Awards Committee member, your circuit representative, or your local representative. You may also submit questions and comments via the Tell Us What You Think link at the bottom of the NCBC home page. We welcome and appreciate your feedback!