TO: Blacks In Government Regional Council Presidents and Chapter Presidents

FROM: Honorable  Ms. Darlene H. Young, National Board Of Directors Chairperson, Blacks In Government

SUBJECT: 2019 National Prestige Awards Program

The National Board of Directors of Blacks In Government, Inc. solicits nominations for the 2019 Prestige Awards Program. This is a great opportunity to recognize an outstanding member, chapter, or region for their exceptional work performed in calendar year 2018 (January 1, 2018 thru December 31, 2018). For your use, attached is information on the Prestige Awards Program to include:

1. Descriptions and Categories
2. Criteria
3. Nomination Procedures
4. Nomination Forms
5. Meritorious or Distinguished Service Justification Form
6. Special Achievement Justification Form 

Completed nomination and justification forms must contain the required signatures. Your completed nomination's packages must be emailed not later than May 24, 2019. Please note, the Awards Committee is only accepting electronic submissions. Facsimile and/or postal submissions are not accepted.
Nominations are to be emailed to:


For any questions, please contact Director Johnita Pitts, 2019 Awards Committee Chair, at 443-655-0202 or via emailed at

We look forward to receiving your nominations and best wishes to each of you. Thank you for making a significant difference in your community and in BIG.


2019 National Prestige Awards Program Letter and National Prestige Awards Program Description & Categories

National Board of Directors
National Executive Committee