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AWARDS & RECOGNITION   |   NASCIO Meritorious Service Award

Meritorious Service Award

Outstanding service deserves recognition. The NASCIO Meritorious Service Award honors leadership in state government and dedication to the advancement of NASCIO's mission.

Selection of the Meritorious Service Award honoree is based on two major criteria:

  1. Accomplishments in his/her state
  2. Service and leadership to NASCIO

This is a peer-to-peer recognition. To be eligible for this award, the nominee must currently serve as a state CIO or be no more than 12 months removed from being a state CIO. Only current state CIOs can submit nominations for this award.

If you are a state CIO and would like to nominate one of your fellow CIOs for this recognition, please email Emily Lane at In your note include: 1. the name of your nominee, 2. a brief overview of his/her state accomplishments, and 3. mention of the nominee's notable service to NASCIO.

Nominations are due July 17, 2015.

Award Presentation
The 2015 recipient will be recognized at an awards ceremony at the NASCIO Annual Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah

More Information
Since its inception more than 40 years ago, NASCIO has focused on enhancing government service through the effective use of information technology and energetic advocacy for progressive IT policy. NASCIO's achievements have largely been the product of the enthusiasm, focus, and dedicated service as a catalyst to redefine the role of technology at the federal, state and local levels.

To spotlight outstanding service, NASCIO presents the Meritorious Service Award to honor one deserving state CIO for leadership in state government and contributions to the advancement of NASCIO's mission.

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