The group that represents federal senior execs is launching a new set of awards to recognize the best of the best, with recipients to be determined next year.
The association that represents top-level fed managers, the Senior Executives Association (SEA), has announced it is seeking nominations for its new annual awards, with the details on the process to be announced soon.
The group is looking for nominees, to form a pool that will be winnowed to a handful of awardees chosen as the best of the best in leadership of the federal workforce—with prizes handed down for everything from Outstanding Senior Executive/Professional of the Year, to Senior Executive/Professional Lifetime Achievement, to Excellence in Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility, among others.
SEA created their award event to broaden and supplement the extremely small number of prizes available through existing contests.
“I am excited to announce the upcoming launch of SEA’s first-ever awards program – the Senior Executives Association Annual Awards (SEAAA),” said Bob Corsi, president of the organization. “Our Board of Directors decided that an SEA awards program was long overdue and that we needed to recognize the incredible accomplishments of our executives that may not rise to the level that are recognized with the very limited Presidential Rank Awards.”
“They further wanted to ensure that no small agency would be at a disadvantage in nominating their executives because of the inability to pay out large cash awards,” Corsi added. “We are starting small with three very prestigious awards and hope to expand in the future,”
The new SEA awards are geared to recognize those “whose achievements embody SEA’s mission-driven expectations of meritorious federal executive/professional service to the United States,” the group said. “Moreover, the program will recognize exemplary executive leadership and outstanding professional performance on major projects with department/agency-wide impact that clearly exceeds expectations.”
The SEA awards timetable and other details on the event will be released in the new year, SEA said.
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