NCEMA and its members annually honor those individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to support and develop the emergency management community in North Carolina through four different awards detailed below. Nominations are taken throughout the year and awards are presented at the annual fall conference.
This award is presented to a person or group who has exhibited outstanding support and leadership in or to emergency management in North Carolina. This support was accomplished through programs or assistance that has enhanced the emergency management profession.
i.e. higher education, healthcare, private sector, EM partners, stakeholders, supporters, contributors, elected officials, etc.
This award is presented to a North Carolina Division of Emergency Management employee who has demonstrated outstanding achievement in assisting Emergency Management programs, incidents, and information. This person has demonstrated their willingness to not only assist with programs but is also committed to the excellence of those programs.
- Written endorsement from the person’s management.
This award is presented to the local government emergency management leader who has demonstrated outstanding achievement in their emergency management program and has contributed to the overall good and advancement of emergency management in the State.
Emergency management leader can be anyone who holds a title of leadership in their emergency management program. Titles can include, but are not limited to: Director, Coordinator, Manager, etc…
- Written endorsement from their immediate supervisor, manager, Chairperson, and/or Chief Executive
This award is presented to a local government emergency management professional who has demonstrated outstanding achievement in their emergency management program, through promoting emergency management among local and State agencies and elected officials.
Written endorsement from the person’s management.
Nominations should be emailed, with supporting documentation, (to arrive no later than August 31st at 11:59 p.m.) to: email@example.com
Nomination and Supporting Documentation Should Include:
- Full Name of Nominee and Agency Name
- Person making nomination and Agency Name
- Professional Achievements, Awards, and Certifications
- Summary of Contributions to meet the Award nominated for, and contributions in general to the Emergency Management Profession
- Endorsements from Managers, Elected Officials, Peers, and other agency heads.