Awards

Nominations Closed

Join us at the 2019 AFERM ERM Summit on October 29-30 to see the awards ceremony!

There will be four awards:

  1. ERM Professional of the Year
  2. ERM Leader of the Year
  3. ERM Hall of Fame
  4. ERM Volunteer of the Year

See below for more information!


Award Information

ERM Leader of the Year

The award honors leaders in the federal sector that have demonstrated outstanding and sustained leadership, while making exceptional contributions to advancing the enterprise risk management discipline within the federal sector.

ERM Professional of the Year

The award honors federal professionals who have demonstrated exceptional initiative, professional development, achievement, and leadership potential early in their career.

ERM Hall of Fame

The award honors those federal professionals that have made extraordinary contributions to advancing the enterprise risk management discipline within the federal sector.

ERM Volunteer of the Year

The award honors those federal professionals committed to the advancement of enterprise risk management within the federal government through their service to AFERM, a 100% volunteer-run organization. Providing their time and effort allows AFERM and its members to achieve all that we do and benefits the ERM community with their shared knowledge and skills.


Past Awardees!

2018

ERM Leaders of the Year

Sherri Berger, CDC
Christine Jones, HHS

ERM Professional of the Year

Mai Shintani, FEMA

ERM Hall of Fame

Tom Stanton, NAPA; Former SES at the FTC

AFERM Volunteer of the Year

Sheri Francis, SIGAR

2017

ERM Leaders of the Year

Roy Wright, FEMA
Montrice Yakimov, Treasury Fiscal Service

ERM Professionals of the Year

Lindsey Coates, NCUA
Nahla Ivy, NIST

ERM Hall of Fame

Dr. Karen Hardy, U.S. Department of Commerce

2016

ERM Leader of the Year

Ken Fletcher, TSA

ERM Professional of the Year

Debra Elkins, HHS

ERM Hall of Fame

Doug Webster, USAID

2015

ERM Leader of the Year

Nancy Potok, Bureau of the Census

ERM Professional of the Year

Cynthia Vitters, DoED