NACA Awards - Legacy Award

The Legacy Award was created in honor of NACA’s 50th Anniversary. The award provides a year of NACA® professional development opportunities for up to two NACA® leaders who have the potential to serve the Association at a significant level for a significant period of time. Recipients will receive complimentary registration to either one NACA® regional conference or the NACA® National Convention and one NACA® Institute. Any additional fees or travel expenses not covered by NACA are the responsibility of the award winners. The registrations apply to the fiscal year that begins May 1 following the award presentation.

ELIGIBILITY Professional staff at NACA® member school. Nominees  may be self-nominated or nominated by a colleague. Up to two individuals may be recognized.

CRITERIA The Awards Committee will select, by majority vote, one individual or individuals who:

  • served NACA in multiple previous roles as a volunteer
  • have future volunteer aspirations within the Association

To nominate an individual, please complete the nomination form and include the following as attachments:

  • cover letter addressing why the candidate should be considered
  • list of past recognized volunteer experiences within NACA
  • goal sheet addressing future personal volunteer aspirations with NACA
  • résumé with a list of references. A letter of support from the candidate’s institution 

Past Winners of the Legacy Award

  • 2020 - Randy Flowers
  • 2018 - Melanie Bullock
  • 2018 - Pete Erschen
  • 2017 - Joshua Brandfon
  • 2016 - Peter Pereira
  • 2015 - Courtney James
  • 2014 - Natalie Keller Pariano
  • 2013 - Jessica Douglas
  • 2012 - Stephanie Fiely
  • 2012 - Shanna Kinzel
  • 2011 - Stacey Sottung
  • 2011 - Matt Miller
  • 2010 - Brian Gardner

Submission Deadline: January 22

Legacy Award Nomination Form

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