2017 Awards Criteria & Nomination Form

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2017 Awards Criteria


WILLIAM H. VAN RENSSELAER PUBLIC SERVICE AWARD

Since 1988, candidates for this award are individuals who have earned recognition through their contributions to the public accounting profession. Prior candidates have led the development or improvement of programs for boards of accountancy, or influenced passage of rules or statutes to improve accountancy regulations and laws, with the goal of protecting the public.

 

Criteria                                                                                                                                                     

Outstanding achievements in state regulation of the accounting profession; demonstrated excellence as a leader of a state board or NASBA; significant accomplishments that have enabled NASBA or state boards to meet their objectives; contributions that have enhanced the effectiveness and image of state boards in their efforts to assure the competence and integrity of CPAs in serving the public’s financial assurance and tax reporting needs.

    

Restrictions                                                                                                                                                    

The following individuals are not eligible to receive the William H. Van Rensselaer Public Service Award: 

  • Individuals who have served on the NASBA Board of Directors in the last five years.                      
  • Current members of the NASBA Awards Committee.                                                                              
  • Paid consultants or employees of NASBA.
DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD

Since 1999, candidates for this award are individuals who have demonstrated unswerving commitment and dedication to enhancing the mission of NASBA.

 

Criteria                                                                                                                                                

Demonstrated excellence as a participant in NASBA activities, facilitated significant accomplishments that have enabled NASBA to meet its stated goal, contributed to the enhanced effectiveness of state boards, and promoted achievements in state regulation of the accounting profession.

 

Restrictions                                                                                                                                                  

The following individuals are not eligible to receive the NASBA Distinguished Service Award:                         

  • Former NASBA Chairs or Presidents.                                                                                                        
  • Former Van Rensselaer Award winners.                                                                                             
  • Current members of the NASBA Awards Committee.                                                                              
  • Paid consultants or employees of NASBA, NASBA-related agencies/organizations or state boards of accountancy.
LORRAINE P. SACHS STANDARD OF EXCELLENCE AWARD

Since 2008, candidates for this award are current executive directors (or similar title such as chief administrative officer) at the time of nomination that have shown exemplary, dedicated and outstanding service and commitment to improving the effectiveness of accounting regulation both locally and nationally.

 

Criteria

Demonstrated competence, diligence and outstanding service to his/her board of accountancy, earned the respect of accountancy regulators and the professional accountancy community, demonstrated excellence as a participant in NASBA activities, facilitated significant accomplishments that have enabled other boards of accountancy and NASBA to meet their goals, engaged in continuous development and progress to keep pace with the public’s expectations of regulatory boards.

The 2017 Call for Nominations will be held April 18-June 30, 2017.

All nominations must be received by 11:59 pm on Friday, June 30, 2017. 



2017 Nomination Form

Please provide a response for each question.

AWARD

PERSONAL






QUALIFICATIONS


EDUCATION


PROFESSIONAL, COMMUNITY & NOTABLE ACTIVITIES

NOMINATOR INFORMATION






Please submit any questions to Cassandra Gray (cgray@nasba.org) or 615.564.2172 (fax).

Deadline for submitting nominations: 11:59 pm on Friday, June 30, 2017.

Visit: www.nasba.org for a comprehensive listing of previous award winners.

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