APS Volunteer Recognition Awards
Nominations are now open for these awards in four categories...
- National Promotion/Service — maximum of five recipients each year
- Local Promotion/Service — maximum of ten recipients each year
- Outstanding Young Adult Philatelist (ages 25-40) — one award each year
- Outstanding Young Philatelist (ages 15-24) — one award each year
All these awards require at least five years of service, though APS membership is not required. APS board members, staff, and Luff Award winners are not eligible.
National Promotion/Service Award winners cannot subsequently win the Local Promotion/Service Award, and each award can be won only once. Winners of these awards will receive a pin and a certificate.
In addition to providing their name and contact information as well as those of the nominee, nominators should include details including length of service and positions the nominee held with local clubs, philatelic organizations and shows, including mentoring, promotion and leadership roles, as well as citing evidence of excellence, initiative and persistence.
Information and a nomination form (in pdf format) for the APS Volunteer Recognition Awards are available by contacting contact APS Public Relations/Media Manager Fred Baumann at firstname.lastname@example.org or call him at 814-933-3803, ext. 212.
You can also send a letter requesting a nomination form to APS Volunteer Recognition Award Nomination, 100 Match Factory Place, Bellefonte PA 16823.
The deadline for receipt of nominations is April 1, after which any nominations received too late for consideration in 2008 will be considered for 2009.