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
Office 2016

National Treasurer's
Award
David LeBlanc, 2014

National Chapter
Service Award
Joseph Valchuis 2017
Jane Gustowski, 2016
Kathleen Still, 2011
David LeBlanc, 2010
Julia Burns, 2009
Wallace Franklin, 2006
Howard Olsher, 2005

National Chapter
Education Award
Boston Chapter - 2017
Boston Chapter - 2007

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

National Chapter
CGFM Award
Boston Chapter - 2011

National Chapter
Accountability Award
Boston Chapter - 2017

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