The MACRAO Community grants three awards each year at our annual conference.

Outstanding MACRAO Conference Session One session from the MACRAO Conference will be selected to be honored, based upon session reviews by the members who attend MACRAO.
The winning session presenter(s) will receive free registration for the next MACRAO Annual Conference in the fall along with a certificate of recognition and an achievement letter from MACRAO sent to the recipient's supervisor. The session presenter will also be nominated for the national AACRAO Elbert W. Ockerman State and Regional Professional Activity Award which recognizes outstanding professional activities of the state/regional associations.
Professional Service

The Professional Services Award recognizes a member who has served for five years or more in the profession or as a MACRAO member.
Recipients will receive a plaque recognizing their outstanding efforts and funding to cover the registration fee for an AACRAO conference or meeting of their choosing (e.g. Annual Meeting, SEM, Transfer, Technology, etc.)

Rising Star The Rising Star Award recognizes a member with fewer than five years in the profession and fewer than five years as a MACRAO member.
Recipients will receive a plaque recognizing their outstanding efforts and funding to cover the registration fee for an AACRAO conference or meeting of their choosing (e.g. Annual Meeting, SEM, Transfer, Technology, etc.)

 

Awarding Information

Judging is based on service to your Institution, service to MACRAO, and a personal reference from the nominator. Candidates are those who go above and beyond expectations and display exemplary professional involvement in the workplace.

To nominate a candidate for the MACRAO Special Service Awards you will need to complete Award Nomination Form, including personal reference describing why you feel the nominee deserves this recognition and up to *two additional references.

*The additional references are encouraged, but not required.