NOMINATIONS FOR 2022 CAPTAIN JOY BRIGHT HANCOCK AND MASTER CHIEF ANNA DER-VARTANIAN LEADERSHIP AWARDS:
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RMKS/1. This NAVADMIN solicits nominations for the 2022 Captain Joy Bright
Hancock (Officers) and Master Chief Anna Der-Vartanian (Enlisted) Leadership
Awards. 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, in line
with references (a) and (b), display the following qualities.
a. Harness the greatness of our core values, ethos and signature
b. Actively set the example in establishing healthy, inclusive, team-
c. Engage in transparent and constructive conversations with Sailors to
attract, recruit, retain and develop diverse talent.
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. Template can be found via MyNavy Portal
4. Deadline. Nominations are due to the 21st Century Sailor Office,
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (OPNAV N17) timestamped no later than 2359
(Eastern Standard Time), 16 March 2022. 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 N17 Awards
via encrypted e-mail at email@example.com with the
following subject line *2022 CAPT Joy Bright Hancock (or) MCPO Anna Der-
Vartanian Leadership Award ICO (Command Name) Nominee (Rank Last, First M.).*
Do not mail hardcopy nomination packages. Nominations shall be unclassified
and shall not include any personally identifiable information in any part of
the nomination package.
5. Notification. Award selections will be communicated to appropriate COs
or OICs no later than 20 May 2022, 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 Association (SSLA)
Joint Women Leadership Symposium (JWLS), tentatively scheduled for Summer
2022 in Norfolk, VA.
6. Point of contact. CTICS Nazma B. Rahman, OPNAV N17, via e-mail at
7. Released by Vice Admiral John B. Nowell, Jr, N1.// BT