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Time is Running Out for Celebrating Excellence Nominations

This post is authored by Leo Staples, 2011 ISA President.

Have you submitted a nomination for this year’s Celebrating Excellence awards?


Deadline - Word on Clock Celebrating Excellence Nominations deadline is 31 March 2013


The Celebrating Excellence awards program is an extension of our time-honored practice of recognizing those companies and individuals, both members and non-members, who have contributed to the Society and automation industry.

We depend on you to help us identify those volunteers and leaders who deserve to be recognized for their efforts. Who do you know that has provided significant contributions in leadership, technical innovation, and/or contributions to education that have advanced the profession?

Complete details regarding ISA’s Celebrating Excellence awards program can be found at the ISA Recognitions and Awards page. Discover all the award categories and nominate a deserving individual now!

Individuals selected for recognition will be acknowledged at ISA’s prestigious annual honors and awards ceremony, which includes a gala reception and dinner. This year’s honors and awards gala will be held 4 November 2013 at the Renaissance Nashville Hotel in downtown Nashville, Tennessee, USA.

The nomination period ends 31 March 2013. Please don’t let the 2013 nomination period expire without a Celebrating Excellence submission.  There are many companies and professionals worthy of recognition, and they deserve your support and endorsement.

To submit nominations for Celebrating Excellence awards, click here

Leo StaplesAbout the Author
Leo Staples is ISA Honors & Awards Committee Chair and served as 2011 ISA President. He is compliance management leader at Power Supply Division, Oklahoma Gas & Electric (OG&E). Leo is an ISA Fellow and an active participant in ISA’s Power Industry Division. He has authored and delivered several papers at various symposia. His first book, Project Management: A Technician’s Guide, was published by ISA in March 2010.

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