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2018 Annual Conference

2018 Distinguished Service Award
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2018 RMGCSA Distinguished Service Award

Nomination Form


Nomination and Selection Procedure:

The RMGCSA Distinguished Service Award is designed to acknowledge the demonstrated outstanding contributions by RMGCSA members for the benefit of the association. This award is intended to encourage professional development and improve morale by honoring sustained contributions made by selected individuals.

The contributions should not be limited to service to the RMGCSA, but should include activities in other turfgrass organizations and should emphasize contributions to the Golf Course Turfgrass Management community at large.

This award’s criteria are typically based on significant contributions over a period of time and this award is not typically given for a single contribution. This award is given to one individual.



·         Nomination will be accepted by RMGCSA members only

·         Nominees are expected to have brought honor to themselves, their colleagues and their profession

·         Given exemplary service to their state or national professional association

·         Made significant contributions to the field of Golf Course Management through their service, writings  and other activities.


Criteria for Distinguished Service Award:

Nominees will be judged on three criteria: professional, personal and work contributions. These criteria are defined below in the order of importance. Individuals may be nominated for uncommon achievement in one or two categories, but will normally excel in all three areas.

  • Professional contributions
    Contributions made to professional field, level of participation, or professional activities; RMGCSA service outside area of direct job assignment; state, regional, or national recognition of work.
  • Personal contributions
    Human relations and communications which may consist of successful member contact (if such opportunities exist), successful employee relations (both with supervisors and those supervised), successful relations with other RMGCSA members and the general public, community involvement, and service
  • Work contributions
    Exemplary job performance and accomplishments in area of responsibility including innovative and creative thinking and performance, decisive actions, willingness to share knowledge about the profession.

Award Presentation:

Nominations will be reviewed by the RMGCSA Board of Directors and voted on by the RMGCSA Board of Directors. The award will be presented during the annual conference. Following award presentation a Press Release will be issued to the Colorado golf media outlets (CGA, Avid Golfer, etc.) as well as to the GCSAA. A write up will be included in the Reporter as well.

How to Nominate:

Complete the requested fields below and submit once all required fields have been completed. You may also submit a printable version of the 2018 Distinguished Service Award and email the completed form as an attachment to Nominations must be submitted by October 1, 2018.

Click here for a printable form 


Contact Gary Leeper at RMGCSA
Voice: 303-255-9611 Fax: 303-458-0002
12011 Tejon St., Ste. 700., Westminster, CO 80234 EMAIL: