Blacks In Government 2016 National Prestige Awards Program

The National Board of Directors of Blacks In Government, Inc. solicits nominations for the 2016 Prestige Awards Program. This is a great opportunity to recognize an outstanding member, chapter, or region for the exceptional work performed in calendar year 2015 (January 1, 2015 thru December 31, 2015).

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, and

(6.)  Special Achievement Justification Form

Completed nomination and justification forms must contain the required signatures. Your completed nomination’s packages must be emailed no later than 23 May 2016. Please note, the Awards Committee is only accepting electronic submissions. Facsimile and/or postal submissions will not be accepted.  Nominations are to be emailed to:

For any questions, please contact please contact Director Cheryl Peterson, 2016 Awards Committee Chair, at (425) 233-2454or via email at We look forward to receiving your nominations and best wishes to each of you. Thank you for making a BIG difference in your community and in BIG. 


2016 National Prestige Awards Program Call Letter 

cc:National Board of Directors

National Executive Committee