Recommend a 21CSC Champion of the Year - 2020

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About the Award

With the Champion of the Year Award, the Partnership for the 21st Century Conservation Service Corps (P-21CSC) honors people who have played an integral role in partnering with 21CSC programs that engage the next generation of outdoor stewards, recreationists, and entrepreneurs on public lands. Nominees should be individuals who, through their role at an organization or government agency, have partnered with 21CSC programs to complete projects. Winners will be recognized during the February meeting of the P-21CSC, which will take place in Washington, DC as part of The Corps Network 2020 National Conference, February 9-12.

About the 2020 Selection Process

The Co-Chairs of the P-21CSC invite Corps to participate in selecting the 2020 Champions of the Year. With your assistance, our goal is to choose three awardees that represent different parts of the country, different agencies/organizations, and reflect the rich diversity of programs and partnerships that comprise the 21CSC initiative.

·       By COB Eastern Time on Thursday, 10/24, please complete this brief form to recommend a candidate.

·       On Friday, 10/25, everyone who recommended a candidate will receive a list of all recommended candidates to review.

·       On Monday, 10/28, you are invited to join the Co-Chairs of the Partnership for the 21CSC for a call to discuss recommended candidates and select winners.

o   Time = 1:00 p.m. ET

o   Phone Number = +1(773) 231-9226

o   Meeting ID = 8058665683#

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·       Questions? Please contact Hannah Traverse,

·       View lists of recent winners and nominees. – Click here

Examples of Appropriate Individuals to Recommend

·       Employees of the various federal agencies with whom Corps Partner, including agencies within the Department of the Interior or Department of Agriculture [NPS, USFS, BLM, USFWS, BOI, USGS, BOR, etc.], Army Corps of Engineers, DOT, NOAA, etc.

·       Employees of conservation-related national nonprofits with whom Corps partner. 

·       Employees of state or local park/resource management agencies and organizations.

·       PLEASE NOTE: This award is NOT intended for people who work at a 21CSC organization.