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ASSP NoVA Safety Professional of the Year (SPY) – Now Accepting Nominations!

Dear NOVA Member,

The ASSP NOVA Chapter is now accepting nominations for NOVA Safety Professional of the Year (SPY) Award for the 2022-2023 ASSP NOVA Chapter year.

Nominate a fellow Chapter member you think has any of the following:

  • Exceptional or unique operational aspect of their safety employment
  • Demonstrated stellar technical expertise in safety
  • Demonstrated outstanding contributions to Chapter activities including committee chair and/or officer and/or demonstrated leadership in establishing, maintaining, and improving Chapter programs
  • Provided extraordinary service to members
  • Other unique contribution that advanced the safety profession

Nominating Procedures 

The nomination submission should include the following items:

  • The completed SPY nomination form and/or letter of endorsement from the nominating Member. You may self-nominate or nominate another member.

    All fields are required.

    Candidate’s Information

    Candidate’s Name

    Candidate’s Title

    Candidate’s Company/Organization

    Candidate’s Phone

    Candidate’s Email

    Briefly describe nominee’s current or recent ASSP activities.

    Resume of Candidate’s professional background & activities

    (1 to 3 pages)

    Photo of Candidate

    Letter of Endorsement from Candidate’s Immediate Supervisor

    (1 page of less)

    Letter of Endorsement from nominator

    (1 to 2 pages)

    Nominator’s Information

    Nominator’s Name

    Nominator’s Title

    Nominator’s Company/Organization

    Nominator’s Phone

    Nominator’s Email

    By submitting this form, you have reviewed the petition and believe all statements to be accurate, and a faithful reflection of the candidate’s safety activities in the Society, for an employer and in the community.

    • A one to three page resume of the nominee’s background.
    • A petition that lists in the order obtained the nominee’s achievements.  Achievements should be limited to the past 3-5 years.

    Please submit your nominations by COB Friday, December 2nd, 2022.  Nominations are due electronically to awards@nova.assp.org.  

    Upon selection of a final candidate, the following items will be required for submitting a Regional SPY Application by the end of January, but are not needed before the December deadline:

    • A letter of endorsement from the nominee’s immediate employer supervisor.  This should be one page or less.

    Additional Information on the Chapter SPY Application Process and criteria can be found here.

    Thank you in advance for your participation in nominating a Chapter SPY!

    Sara Hoover
    Awards & Honors Committee Chair