A chance to recognize unsung heroes of our profession…
“not necessarily just for directors”
The Western Museums Association (WMA) is accepting nominations for the 2013 Director’s Chair Award. This recognition is designed to showcase and acknowledge outstanding achievement in the museum profession. The Director’s Chair Award is presented annually to an individual who has had a significant and lasting impact on museum practices or the museum profession in the Western Region. Please note that nominees can be working in any discipline. The award, a canvas director’s chair with the recipient’s name boldly printed across the back, will be given at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the Western Museums Association.
The following guidelines will be considered in the selection of the Director’s Chair Award recipient:
- Performance at a sustained level of excellence in service to museums or the museum profession
- Development and/or implementation of a specific project that has made a major contribution to museums or the museum profession
- A significant contribution to museums or the museum profession at a national level
- Promotion of excellence and recognized value to the public and the community through their museum, institution, or profession
To submit a nomination for the 2013 Director’s Chair Award please submit a letter outlining the nominee’s qualifications and how they meet the above criteria.
The letter must include YOUR name, title, institution, phone number; and THE NOMINEE’S name, title and institution. Give specific examples as to how the nominee meets some or all of the above criteria.
Please submit your application to: firstname.lastname@example.org no by July 15, 2013. You will receive a confirmation upon receipt of your application, and you will be notified of the final award results no later than August 15, 2013.
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