National Program Achievement Award
The National Program Achievement Award is given by NLTAPA to an individual (or individuals) in recognition of his/her/their dedication, leadership, and effectiveness in promoting the goals and purposes of the national Local and Tribal Technical Assistance Programs.
Any current or former employee of an LTAP or TTAP center, an FHWA program office, or a partner organization (broadly defined).
- Significance and robustness of the impact of the nominee’s accomplishments on the future of the national LTAP/TTAP program, with consideration for the type and duration of the services performed at the national level
- Leadership quality, particularly demonstrated ability to communicate and work collaboratively with constituencies beyond the local level
- Dedication and effort, going beyond expectation and beyond the regular job description
The nominating process is carried out by the NLTAPA Professional Development Working Group. The call for nominations is distributed to current NLTAPA members each year in early Spring. Selection of the recipient(s) is made by vote of the NLTAPA Executive Committee at their spring meeting and the award is presented at the annual NLTAPA summer meeting/conference.
To submit a nomination
To be considered for the 2011 NLTAPA National Program Achievement Award, please email the completed nomination form with any supporting attachments to Laura Melendy at the California LTAP firstname.lastname@example.org. Nominations must be received by Thursday, March 31, 2011.
Marie Walsh, 2010 LTAP/TTAP Achievement Award Winner with
FHWA Deputy Administrator Greg Nadeau and 2009-2010 NLTAPA President Dan Cady