NOMINATIONS FOR 2023 CAPTAIN JOY BRIGHT HANCOCK AND MASTER CHIEF ANNA DER-VARTANIAN LEADERSHIP AWARDS:
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RMKS/1. This NAVADMIN solicits nominations for the 2023 Captain Joy Bright
Hancock (officers) and Master Chief Anna Der-Vartanian (enlisted) leadership
awards. Nominations are due midnight, 15 March 2023. These awards,
established in 1987, have been presented annually to recognize the
inspirational leadership of Navy officers and enlisted members in the Active
and Reserve Components. These awards are not gender-restrictive and seek to
highlight the achievements of leaders who are actively setting the example in
establishing healthy, inclusive, team-oriented environments, who engage in
transparent and constructive conversations with our Sailors to attract,
recruit, retain, and develop diverse talent and who harness the greatness of
our core values, ethos and signature behaviors, in line with references (a)
2. Award Criteria:
a. There are five leadership award categories:
(1) Senior Officer (O4-O6).
(2) Junior Officer (O1-O3).
(3) Chief Warrant Officer/Limited Duty Officer (CWO2-O3E).
(4) Senior Enlisted (E7-E9).
(5) Junior Enlisted (E5-E6).
b. One award winner will be chosen for each category provided they meet
award criteria. Nominations should reflect the service of members whose
ideals and dedication foster an inclusive culture that reinforces the
integral role of women in the Navy. Nominees should be mature leaders who
have shown exceptional leadership over time and have persevered to overcome
challenges while serving. Nominees should also have demonstrated
inspirational and innovative leadership, both on and off-duty, as well as
professional accomplishments and community involvement.
3. Nomination Process. Candidates shall be nominated by their commanding
officer (CO) or officer-in-charge (OIC). The immediate superior in command
(ISIC) of the nominating command shall provide an endorsement prior to
nomination submission. If an ISIC receives multiple nominations, the ISIC
shall endorse and forward only one nomination for each award category.
Nomination packages shall include the following:
a. ISIC endorsement.
b. CO or OIC endorsement, to include the command point of contact name,
e-mail address, and phone number.
c. Nomination write-up shall not exceed two pages in length.
If nominations are received that exceed the prescribed length, only the first
two pages will be graded.
d. Biography of the nominee, to include current official military photo
shall not exceed one page in length. The template can be found at MyNavy HR
4. Deadline. Nominations are due to the 21st Century Sailor Office,
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (OPNAV N174) timestamped no later than 2359
(Eastern Standard Time), 15 March 2023. Extensions will not be granted.
Nominations missing any of the items listed in paragraph 3 will not be
accepted. Submit electronic nomination packages directly to OPNAV N174 via
encrypted e-mail at: firstname.lastname@example.org
with the following subject line: 2023 CAPT Joy Bright Hancock (OR) MCPO Anna
Der-Vartanian Leadership Award ICO (Command Name) Nominee (Rank Last, First
MI.). Do not mail hard-copy nomination packages. Nominations shall be
unclassified and shall not include the Sailors social security number in any
part of the nomination package.
5. Notification. Award selections will be communicated to appropriate COs
or OICs no later than 5 May 2023, and awardees will be announced Fleet-wide
via MyNavy HR channels. Awardees or their command representatives will be
hosted and recognized at the annual Sea Service Leadership Associations Joint
Womens Leadership Symposium, tentatively scheduled for Summer 2023 in San
6. Point of contact. 21st Century Sailor Office (OPNAV N17) point of
contact is Ms. Wendy Boler via e-mail at email@example.com or
7. Released by Rear Admiral J. P. Waters, N13.//
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