Authorization and Accountability
The Awards Committee is authorized by and accountable to the NASW Board of Directors to select and recommend recipients of the Social Worker of the Year, Public Citizen of the Year, Lifetime Achievement, and Public Elected Official of the Year Awards.
The Committee is responsible for selecting the four national awards - Social Worker of the Year, Public Citizen of the Year, Lifetime Achievement, and Public Elected Official of the Year.
The Awards Committee is a board-established committee.
Members, Terms, and Criteria
The Awards Committee consists of five members who are appointed by the President and serve as members of the Board of Directors. Committee members will serve two-year terms.
- Review and select award recipients from the nominations submitted
based on criteria for consideration and eligibility.
the recommendations for award recipients to the Board of Directors
- Announce the recipients via NASW News, website and other mediums.
Board of Directors
Approved September 2002