NOMINATIONS FOR 2019 CAPTAIN JOY BRIGHT HANCOCK AND MASTER CHIEF ANNA DER-VARTANIAN LEADERSHIP AWARDS:
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DER-VARTANIAN LEADERSHIP AWARDS//
RMKS/1. This NAVADMIN solicits nominations for the 2019 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-
2. Award Criteria. There are five leadership award categories:
Senior Officer (O4-O6), Junior Officer (O1-O3), Chief Warrant Officer/Limited
Duty Officer (CWO2-O3E), Senior Enlisted (E7-E9), and Junior Enlisted (E5-
E6). One award winner will be chosen for each category. Nominations should
reflect the service of members whose ideals and dedication foster an
inclusive culture by reinforcing 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
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 category. Nomination
packages shall include the
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. The biography of the nominee, to include current official military
photo shall not exceed one page in length. Template can be found at
4. Deadline. Nominations are due to the Office of Chief of Naval
Operations, Special Assistant for Inclusion and Diversity (OPNAV
N1D) timestamped no later than 2359 (Eastern Standard Time),
17 February 2019. 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 CTICS Kristina Koch via
encrypted e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Do not mail hard copy
nomination packages. Nominations shall be unclassified, and shall not
include any personally identifiable information in any part of the nomination
5. Notification. Award selections will be communicated to appropriate COs
or OICs no later than 8 April 2019 and awardees will be announced fleet-wide
via NAVADMIN. Awardees and command representatives will be hosted and
recognized at the annual Sea Service Leadership Associations Joint Womens
Leadership Symposium, in August 2019, hosted in Washington, D.C.
6. Point of contact. OPNAV N1D point of contact is CTICS Kristina Koch at
(703)604-5481/DNS 664 or via e-mail at email@example.com.
7. Released by Vice Admiral R. P. Burke, N1.//