NOMINATIONS FOR 2024 CAPTAIN JOY BRIGHT HANCOCK AND MASTER CHIEF ANNA DER-VARTANIAN LEADERSHIP AWARDS:
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RMKS/1. This NAVADMIN solicits nominations for the 2024 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 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, develop diverse
talent and who harness the greatness of our Core Values, Ethos and Signature
Behaviors, in line with references (a) and (b).
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 must be nominated by their Commanding
Officer (CO) or Officer-in-Charge (OIC). The Immediate Superior in Command
(ISIC) of the nominating command must provide an endorsement prior to
nomination submission. If an ISIC receives multiple nominations, the ISIC
must endorse and forward only one nomination for each award
category. Nomination packages must include the following:
a. ISIC endorsement.
b. CO or OIC endorsement on the nomination write-up, to include the
command point of contact name, e-mail address, and phone number.
c. Nomination write-up will not exceed two pages in length. If
nominations are received that exceed the prescribed length, only the first
two pages will be considered.
d. Biography of the nominee, to include current official military photo
shall not exceed one page in length. If the biography exceeds the prescribed
length, only the first page will be considered. A template can be found at
MyNavy HR Portal
4. Deadline. Nominations are due to the Navy Culture and Force Resilience
Office (OPNAV N17) timestamped no later than 2359 (Eastern Standard Time), 29
March 2024. Extensions will not be granted. Nominations missing any of the
items listed in paragraph 3 will not be accepted. Submit electronic
nomination packages unencrypted directly to Office of Women's Policy via
email at: Navy_OfficeofWomensPolicy@us.navy.mil with the following Subject
Line: 2024 CAPT Joy Bright Hancock (or) MCPO Anna Der-Vartanian Leadership
Award ICO (Command Name) Nominee (Rank Last, First M.).
Do not mail hard copy nomination packages. Nominations must be unclassified,
and will NOT include social security numbers, dates of birth, or Department
of Defense identification numbers.
5. Notification. Award selections will be communicated to appropriate COs
or OICs no later than 24 May 2024, and announced Fleet-wide via MyNavy HR
channels. Awardees or their command representatives will be hosted and
recognized at the annual Sea Service Leadership Association's Joint Women's
Leadership Symposium, tentatively scheduled for Summer 2024 in Arlington, VA.
6. Point of contact. CTRCS Candace L. Esquivel via e-mail at
Candace.firstname.lastname@example.org or Navy_OfficeofWomensPolicy@us.navy.mil.
7. Released by Vice Admiral Richard J. Cheeseman, Jr., N1.//