Innovations & Awards

The Laurie Moran Partnership Award Nominations

Fast Facts:

What is the Laurie Moran Partnership Award?
The Laurie Moran Partnership Award is given jointly to a workforce development board and chamber of commerce that have formed a significant partnership to advance the workforce and economic development of their local region. It honors a board and chamber that built the bridge that Laurie built in her community, and together fostered significant, concrete impacts in the community.

Who can submit a nomination?
Both workforce development boards and chambers of commerce are eligible to nominate their workforce board - chamber of commerce partnership. The workforce board in each nominated partnership must be a member of NAWB. Chambers of commerce can contact National Association of Workforce Boards staff at 202.857.7900 or email us to determine whether or not their partner workforce board is a member of NAWB and what that board’s membership number is.

What are the nomination guidelines?
The workforce board - chamber of commerce partnership nomination should reflect some or all of these attributes:

  • Workforce board - chamber of commerce partnership activities are an important part of both the workforce board’s and the chamber of commerce’s mission and goals.
  • Workforce board - chamber of commerce partnership has significantly transformed or augmented the services the workforce board was able to provide to individuals and/or companies.
  • Workforce board - chamber of commerce partnership has significantly transformed or augmented the services the chamber of commerce was able to provide to member companies and/or their employees.
  • Workforce board - chamber of commerce partnership has fostered significant, concrete impacts in the community.

What is the nomination process?
The award nomination deadline is Monday January 8, 2018 at midnight Eastern Time. The on-line nomination form is available here.

Questions?
Contact Terri Bergman, 202.857.7900 or bergmant@nawb.org.

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