Awards

NCWM Special Awards

Throughout the long and rich history of NCWM, many people generously contributed their time and talents to our mission.  These individuals hale from state, local and federal government, as well as private industry.  They have provided leadership, insight, expertise, training, and much more for the sake of equity in the market place.  Three special awards have been established so that NCWM's membership can properly thank such professionals.  Nominations must be submitted by December 31 of each calendar year.  Send nominations to info@ncwm.com.

NOTE:  Officers serving on the Board of Directors and NCWM employees are not eligible to receive awards while serving in those positions.

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Qualifications: This award recognizes members that are by and large well-known and highly regarded for their outstanding performance and contributions to NCWM.  No more than one (1) award can be granted annually.  The recipient will have been a member of NCWM for at least ten (10) years.  Nominees will be considered based on the following characteristics:

Integrity:  Their contributions based on unbiased input in such a manner that members are confident that the only motivation is for the improvement the organization and our work products.

Leadership:  Their contribution in leading NCWM Committees, Sub-Committees, Sectors, Task Forces, Ad Hoc Assignments, work as Appointive Officials, or other displays of leadership that have advanced the NCWM toward becoming an overall better organization.  The individual selected for this award will have displayed sound decision making capabilities, communication skills, motivational skills, and a tolerance for the views of others.


Past Recipients:

  • Louis Straub (2021)
  • Ronald Hayes (2019)
  • Aves Thompson (2018)
  • Ross Andersen (2017)
  • Charles Carroll (2015)
  • N. David Smith (2014)
  • Dr. Charles Greene (2013)
  • Tom Geiler (2012)
  • Steven Malone (2011)
  • Otto Warnlof (2010)

SUBMIT NOMINATION


Qualifications:  This award recognizes members that have made a long-term commitment of service and leadership to NCWM.  The recipient will have been a member of NCWM for at least ten (10) years, and made significant contributions to the enhancement of the organization as a whole through committee service, important contributions to standards development, served as a resource for knowledge, promoted the vision for NCWM, or other long-term commitments that have advanced the mission of NCWM.  Please note it is not necessary for the nominee to have provided contributions in each category.


Past Recipients:

  • Chuck Corr (2019)
  • Rick Harshman (2019)
  • Julie Quinn (2019)
  • Stephen Benjamin (2018)
  • Jerry Buendel (2018)
  • Georgia Harris (2018)
  • Paul A. Lewis, Sr. (2018)
  • Tim Chesser (2017)
  • Kurt Floren (2017)
  • Gordon Johnson (2017)
  • Mark Coyne (2016)
  • Carol Hockert (2016)
  • Steve Cook (2015)
  • Stephen Langford (2015)
  • Brett Saum (2015)
  • Joe Gomez (2014)
  • Randy Jennings (2014)
  • Mike Belue (2013)
  • Weston Diggs (2013)
  • Kenneth Simila (2013)
  • Louis Straub (2013)
  • Juana Williams (2013)
  • Tina Butcher (2012)
  • Charles Carroll (2012)
  • Chris Guay (2012)
  • Ron Hayes (2012)
  • Ross Andersen (2011)
  • William Braun (2011)
  • Judy Cardin (2011)
  • Darrell Flocken (2011)
  • Thomas Geiler (2011)
  • Maxwell Gray (2011)
  • Robert Murnane, Jr. (2011)
  • Henry Oppermann (2011)
  • Thomas Stabler (2011)
  • Gilles Vinet (2011)

SUBMIT NOMINATION


Qualifications:  This award recognizes members that have made notable contributions to the development of NCWM standards, policy, administrative support, or other services deemed worthy of recognition.  The recipient will have been a member of NCWM for at least five (5) years.  Please note it is not necessary for the nominee to have provided contributions in each category.


Past Recipients:

  • Josh Nelson (2019)
  • Manuch Nikanjam (2019)
  • Scott Simmons (2019)
  • Marilyn Herman (2018)
  • Randy Jennings (2018)
  • Dr. Matthew Curran (2017)
  • Rebecca Richardson (2017)
  • Michael Cleary (2015)
  • Nigel Mills (2014)
  • Maureen Henzler (2013)
  • Tim Tyson (2012)
  • Jonelle Brent (2011)
  • Vicky Dempsey (2011)
  • Doug Hutchinson (2011)
  • Kristin Macey (2011)

SUBMIT NOMINATION


Qualifications: This award recognizes individuals whose primary responsibility consists of Weights & Measures field inspection duties. The nominee will be actively engaged as an inspector.   Nominees will be evaluated on notable contributions in the following areas: improving inspection processes or efficiencies, advancing co-workers professional development, providing support and leadership to fellow inspectors, making a positive impact on their inspection program and the regulated community in which they serve. Participation at their respective regional association and/or NCWM meetings may also be considered. Travel expenses are authorized in accordance with NCWM Travel Policy as needed for the recipient and a guest.

Description: The award shall consist of a plaque with dimensions measuring approximately 8” x 10” that includes the NCWM seal, the recipient’s name, date of award, signatures of the NCWM Chairman, Executive Secretary, and Executive Director and a brief outline of the contributions that the recipient has made as an Inspector.

SUBMIT NOMINATION


Qualifications: This award recognizes an outstanding Weights & Measures Program. All state, county, or city Weights & Measures Programs are eligible to be nominated.  Nominated programs will be evaluated on contributions to the NCWM, engagement in the formation of technical & legal requirements as adopted by the NCWM, engagement at NCWM Annual and Interim meetings as well as Regional Association meetings.  The nominee will demonstrate positive impact to consumers and businesses in the jurisdiction they reside as a result of their W&M program.       The nominated program will also have had active NCWM members for at least five (5) years. Travel expenses are authorized in accordance with NCWM Travel Policy as needed for two program representatives. 

Description: The award shall consist of a plaque with dimensions measuring approximately 9” x 12” that includes the NCWM seal, the recipient’s name, date of award, signatures of the NCWM Chairman, Executive Secretary and Executive Director and an appropriate outline of the contributions that the recipient has made to the NCWM.