Boston Chapter Awards
Past Chapter
Awards

2017 Chapter Awards

2016 Chapter Awards

2015 Chapter Awards

2014 Chapter Awards

2013 Chapter Awards

2012 Chapter Awards

2011 Chapter Awards

2010 Chapter Awards

2009 Chapter Awards

2008 Chapter Awards

2007 Chapter Awards

2006 Chapter Awards

2005 Chapter Awards

2004 Chapter Awards

2003 Chapter Awards

2002 Chapter Awards
MEL PARTOL MEMORIAL AWARD

Purpose:         To recognize an individual for superior dedicated service that enhanced the Chapter.

Eligibility:         Any AGA member of the Boston Chapter.

Criteria:          Superior and dedicated service will be considered on a broad basis of acts, achievements or
         service that enhanced the prestige of the Boston Chapter, enable the Chapter to provide
         greater service to its membership, or brought a sense of continued dedication to the
         Boston Chapter. Superior and dedicated service will be considered on a broad basis of
         acts, achievements or service that enhanced the prestige of the Boston Chapter, enabled
         the Chapter to provide greater service to its membership, or brought a sense of
         continued dedication to the Boston Chapter.

Key Factors:  The awards committee will use the following criteria in ranking nominees:

* Enabled the Chapter to provide greater service
* Displayed superior dedication and commitment to the Chapter
* Brought honor or recognition to the Chapter

Overview:        Nominations must be made by AGA Chapter members. Nominations must be submitted
          in writing before or on the due date. Key factors, as listed above, must be described, in
          specific terms, the work or contributions that justifies the nomination. Nominations must be
          made by AGA Chapter members. Nominations must be submitted in writing before or on the
          due date.

AGENCY CHAPTER SERVICE AWARD

Purpose:         To recognize an agency that has made significant contributions to AGA

Eligibility:         All agencies who have exhibited support for AGA

Criteria:          The award is given for outstanding support provided by an agency to the Local Chapter and
         or National AGA. Eligible agencies will have consistently made important contributions in
         support of the development and enhancement of AGA. These would be agencies that, for
         example, which have played a key role in developing innovative programs,  participating and
         promoting significantly large agency attendance at monthly meetings,  providing both agency
         manpower and material resources and/or substantially improving communications with the
         Chapter.

Key Factors:   The awards committee will use the following criteria in ranking nominees:

* Extent of contributions to Local Chapter or National AGA
* Local Chapter or National Offices Held
* Local or National Directors Positions Held
* Participation on Committees Locally or Nationally

Overview:         Nominations must be made by AGA members. Nominations must be submitted in writing
           before or on the due date. Key factors, as listed above, must be described, in specific
           terms, the work or contributions that justifies the nomination.

ANNUAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Purpose:         To accord recognition for leadership or outstanding achievement in developing,
           implementing, and improving financial management in government service in the past year.

Eligibility:         The individual nominated must have been employed in government service at the time the
           work being recognized was performed. Nominees do not have to be members of the AGA.
           The individual nominated must have been employed in government service at the time the
           work being recognized was performed.

Criteria:           Selection criteria for the award will be generally limited to achievements accomplished in the
          preceding calendar year.

Key Factors:   The awards committee will use the following criteria in ranking nominees:

* Improved management and control technique
* Individual initiative
* Results expressed in terms of savings or other benefits

Overview:       Nominations must be made by AGA Chapter members. Nominations must be submitted in  
         writing before or on the due date. Key factors, as listed above, must be described, in
         specific terms, the work or contributions that justifies the nomination.

COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD

Purpose:         To annually recognize an AGA Boston Chapter member who has demonstrated an
          outstanding commitment to volunteer community service by participating in a volunteer
          community service project or projects.

Criteria:           Superior and dedicated volunteer community service will be considered on a broad basis of
          acts, achievements or service.

Key Factors:    The awards committee will use the following criteria in ranking nominees:

* Displayed superior dedication and commitment to volunteer community service project or projects.
* Brought honor or recognition to the Chapter.

Overview:         Nominations must be made by an AGA - Boston Chapter member. Nominations must be
           submitted in writing before or on the established current fiscal year due date. Key factors, as
           listed above, must be described in specific terms and the work or contributions that justify
           the nomination.

CHAPTER EDUCATOR AWARD

Purpose:         To annually recognize an AGA Boston Chapter member who has demonstrated an
          outstanding commitment to providing educational opportunities to the AGA and other
          regional groups

Eligibility:        Current AGA Boston Chapter member.

Criteria:          Superior and dedicated educational service will be considered on a broad basis of acts,
         achievements or service that enhanced the prestige of the Boston Chapter and enabled the
         Chapter to provide greater service to its membership

Key Factors:  The awards committee will use the following criteria in ranking nominees:

* Enabled the Chapter to provide greater service
* Displayed superior dedication and commitment to the Chapter
* Brought honor or recognition to the Chapter

Overview:       Nominations must be made by AGA Chapter members. Nominations must be submitted in
         writing before or on the due date. Key factors, as listed above, must be described, in specific
         terms, the work or contributions that justifies the nomination. Nominations must be made by
         AGA Chapter members. Nominations must be submitted in writing before or on the due date.
Past AGA National
Awards

Frank Greathouse
Memorial Award
Ernest Almonte 2016
Martin Benison, 2006

Einhorn-Gary
Accountability Award
Mass State Auditor's
Oiifce

National Treasurer's
Award
David LeBlanc, 2014

National Chapter
Service Award
Jane Gustowski, 2016
Kathleen Still, 2011
David LeBlanc, 2010
Julia Burns, 2009
Wallace Franklin, 2006
Howard Olsher, 2005

National Chapter
Education Award
Boston Chapter - 2007

National Community
Service Award
Boston Chapter - 2010
Boston Chapter - 2009
Boston Chapter - 2002

National Chapter
CGFM Award
Boston Chapter - 2011

National Newsletter
Award
2013 2'nd Place
2008 2’nd Place
2007 2’nd Place
2006 2’nd Place
2004 2’nd Place

National Website
Award
2015 2’nd Place
2014 2’nd Place
2011 2’nd Place
2008 2’nd Place
2005 1’st Place
2004 1’st Place

National Chapter
Membership
Growth Award
Boston Chapter - 2013
Boston Chapter - 2012
Please click HERE to see a note from
the Chapter Director of Scholarships
and Awards
2017 Chapter Awards Nominees

At this year’s 2017 Annual Professional Development Conference (PDC) on March 9th at Bentley University,
Waltham, MA, we will recognize individuals & organizations who have demonstrated outstanding
achievements and commitment to the AGA – Boston Chapter in 2016 - 2017.  Attached is the “Boston
Chapter Awards – Nomination Form,” which includes eligibility/criteria for the following awards:

               Mel Partol Memorial Award
               Agency Chapter Service Award
               Annual Achievement Award
               Community Service Award
               Chapter Educator Award

Boston Chapter members may submit a nomination to Julie O’Sullivan, Chapter Awards Chairperson.  Please
contact Julie at
Julie.O’Sullivan@sao.state.ma.us if you have any questions or need assistance.

Deadline: February 1, 2017.
2017 Nomination Form