Awards & Honors

NCMA has several awards to recognize many outstanding efforts of members, non-members, and chapters. Click the button below to see all of NCMA’s awards or keep scrolling to see the awards the Chapter and its members have received.
NCMA'S AWARDS

Chapter Excellence Award (Gold Level, Large Chapters)

The NCMA Chapter Excellence Award replaced the Graalman Award starting in the 2015-2016 Program Year. The award celebrates chapter volunteers who demonstrate dedicated service to NCMA and its members. Chapters are evaluated in four areas: chapter leadership, chapter operations, member involvement, and member services.

Following is a list of program years in which the chapter was awarded a Gold Chapter Excellence Award in the Large Chapter category (500+ members). Click each year to view the officers and directors that worked to earn the award for the Chapter.

Program Year 2016-2017
  • Michael Shingledecker
  • Natalie Baird
  • Cindy Beard
  • Karen Williams
  • Yvonne Montgomery
  • Heather Dallara
  • Eileen Tobin
  • Sharonette Foster
  • Elizabeth Seaborne
  • Jessica Grant
  • Melissa Frye
Program Year 2015-2016
  • Michael Shingledecker
  • Matt Koetter
  • Cindy Beard
  • Tyler Marquardt
  • Melissa Favorito
  • Heather Dallara
  • Sharonette Foster
  • Yvonne Montgomery
  • Jessica Grant
  • Eileen Brown
  • Karen Williams

Graalman Award (Gold Level)

The Graalman Award recognizes chapters that provide the best value to members, taking into account the demographics and unique aspects of the chapter. The Graalman Award serves as recognition for chapter excellence and the demonstration of effective chapter operations. Gold is the highest level achievable by a chapter.

Following is a list of program years in which the chapter was awarded a Gold Graalman. Click each year to view the officers that worked to earn the award for the Chapter.

Program Year 2014-2015
  • Jessica Grant
  • Heather Dallara
  • Michael Shingledecker
  • Tyler Marquardt
  • Melissa Parzow
  • Susan Crummett
Program Year 2010-2011
  • Allison Robertson
  • Susan Greenberg
  • Anne Schuster
  • Heather Dallara
  • Emily Porter
  • Pamela Lowe
Program Year 2013-2014
  • Heather Dallara
  • Michael Shingledecker
  • Jessica Grant
  • Allison Robertson
  • Melissa Parzow
  • Susan Crummett
Program Year 2009-2010
  • Joseph Molina
  • Susan Greenberg
  • Allison Robertson
  • Sue Egloff
  • Sherry Carmichael
  • Emily Porter
Program Year 2012-2013
  • William Kirkwood
  • Marlene Trapp
  • Heather Dallara
  • Michael Shingledecker
  • Jessica Grant
  • Sue Egloff
Program Year 2008-2009
  • Maria Gauthier-Love
  • Susan Greenberg
  • Casey Louder
  • Myles Eldreth
Program Year 2011-2012
  • Allison Robertson
  • Marlene Trapp
  • Heather Dallara
  • Shannon Griffin
  • Anne Schuster
  • Sue Egloff

Fellow Award

NCMA’s Fellow designation awards those who have made significant contributions to the field of contract management and NCMA. It is the second highest award given by the association. Nominations are due by December 1 of every year.

To learn more about the Fellow program and to apply, see our Fellows Program page.

Current Chapter Fellows

  • Chris Cecka
  • Heather Dallara
  • Keith Dill
  • Daniel O’Brien
  • Robert Ross
  • Kimberly Rupert

Individual Awards

Advancing Professionals Award

Jessica Grant (click here for story)

Top Professionals Under 40 in Contract Management Award

  • Heather Dallara (click here for story)
  • Misse Parzow (click here for story)

President Circle’s Club

Natalie Baird (click here for story)

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