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KUCIMAT award nominations being accepted

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Recognize your fellow KUCIMATs for their hard work!

The purpose of the KUCIMAT awards program is to recognize members that have excelled in local government management and have advanced the urban management profession through their excellence. The awards will be presented at the KUCIMAT banquet on Sunday, September 27, 2015 at the annual ICMA conference in Seattle, WA. All members of the KUCIMAT organization are eligible to receive an award. Award winners shall be chosen based upon a nomination letter submitted on behalf of the nominee. The awards committee, consisting of the KUCIMAT president, president-elect, and past-president, will make recommendations to the full KUCIMAT executive board.

Nominations should be sent to rhummert@ku.edu by August 28, 2015.

The awards are:

  • Edwin O. Stene Award for Managerial Excellence: This award recognizes individuals who have performed in an exceptional manner in the management of the organization in which they are employed. This may include establishment of a new and innovative program, resolution of a difficult organizational problem or completion of a long-term organization goal.
  • Dena Laurent-Sorensen Profile in Courage Award Profile in Courage Award: This award recognizes individuals who have made personal and/or professional progress by overcoming obstacles through exceptional courage, fortitude and adherence to the high ideals which exemplify the urban management profession.
  • KUCIMAT Lifetime Achievement Award: This award recognizes individuals who have, through cumulative career achievements and successes, furthered the purpose of the KUCIMAT organization.
  • KUCIMAT Intern Excellence Award: This award recognizes interns who have performed in an exceptional manner during the internship year.

Past award winners are listed here: www.kupa.ku.edu/kucimat-awards


Ruth DeWitt, Communications Manager
KU School of Public Affairs and Administration
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