Frank Greathouse Distinguished Leadership Award
Please use this form to complete your nomination. Nominators should complete Sections I–V and submit the nomination by the deadline. (These materials may be reproduced and distributed freely.)
Purpose and Overview
Each year, AGA presents one crystal award to formally recognize government employees who have demonstrated sustained outstanding leadership and notable contributions to financial management, and to encourage increased interest, growth, development and distinctive leadership in the field of financial management.
Individuals nominated must have been employed in government service at the time the work being recognized was performed.
Nominees do not have to be AGA members.
AGA chapters, individuals or government units may make nominations. AGA Chapters are limited to one nomination that must be endorsed by an authorized Chapter representative.
AGA will nationally recognize the recipient at a special awards ceremony during the Annual PDC.
I. NominationNominee Information
Formal name with designations (i.e. CGFM, CPA, etc.) as it might appear on an award
Phone number and email
II. Criteria and Evaluation
Outstanding leadership must have been sustained over a period of years and must have been demonstrated both on the job and by significant contributions to the profession. The National Awards Committee will use the following criteria to evaluate and rank nominees. Therefore, for each key factor listed below, describe in specific terms, the work or contribution that justifies the nomination.
- Exceptional initiative over a period of years that resulted in savings or increased effectiveness in use of resources (worth 40 points).
- Innovative thinking and research (worth 20 points).
- Notable authorship (worth 20 points).
- Distinctive leadership and professionalism (worth 20 points).
III. Biographical Sketch of Nominee
List the nominee's education and any other pertinent background information that will assist in evaluating the nominee's achievements.
For use as the formal award citation, succinctly (using two or three sentences) describe the highlights of the accomplishments, particularly impact and results.
V. Nominator Information
Full address of nominator (AGA will send you a copy of our letter to the nominee.)
Phone Number and E-mail Address (in case we have questions about this package)
Are you representing an AGA Chapter?
____Yes, the __________________ Chapter ____No
Your AGA chapter leadership position, if applicable
How to Prepare and Submit Your Entry
Please use this form to complete your nomination. Nominators should complete Sections I–V and submit the original nomination by the deadline. (You do not have to send copies of the package.)
The Microsoft Word version of this form are available online at Awards & Recognition
Please take care to ensure your nomination is a complete document and includes all the information requested. Do not submit several nominations bound by one cover letter that contains contact information—EACH nomination should be a stand-alone document.
Electronic submissions should be ONE file. Please do not send the description of accomplishments separate from the nominee's bio. Include all information in one e-file.
- Nominations may be submitted electronically, by fax, by mail or in person.
- Include a high-resolution .JPG photo file of the nominee.
- File your submission by the deadline indicated below.
- Electronic nominations do not require original signature.
The original nomination package must be received by 5 p.m. Eastern time on Friday, March 29, 2013
Late nominations will be encouraged to resubmit the following year—they will not be returned.
All applicants will be notified of the National Awards Committee's decision approximately 6 weeks after the deadline.
Submit Your Entry
All nominations should be submitted to the attention of the AGA National Awards Committee Staff Liaison.
Mail: 2208 Mount Vernon Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22301-1314