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Founders' Award: Nomination Format

Founders' Award Nomination Form


Title: Entitle the document, "Nomination of _______________ for the Founder’s Award."

Nominee: Include the nominee's name, email and mailing addresses, and telephone number.

Documentation of Nominee:

1. Professional positions held

Provide years, organization, locations, and principal duties for each position.

Qualifications of Nominees:

1. Service and extension contributions

Examples include:

  • Training sessions delivered
  • Development of training aids
  • Technical assistance
  • Technology implementation

2. Professional publications and invitational presentations  

List literature citations for all or the most important publications. Do NOT send reprints. Examples include:

  • Non-technical papers. This may include books, pamphlets, bulletins, or magazine and newspaper articles
  • Peer and non-peer reviewed technical papers
  • Book chapters
  • Books written
  • Books edited
  • Other publications edited
  • Invited lectures, seminars, and symposia presentations

3. Administrative contributions

Examples include:

  • Procurement of grants to support research, teaching, or extension activities
  • Administration of research projects or pest management staffs making significant contributions
  • Administration of major insect suppression projects
  • Contributions to policy that affect forest entomology in western North America

4. Teaching contributions

Examples include:

  • Courses taught
  • Evaluation of teaching effectiveness and teaching contributions
  • Graduate students trained (names & degree and date received)
  • Number of current graduate students (if applicable)

5. Honors and awards

6. Contributions to WFIWC and other professional organizations