Awards

Calling all AFERM Members!

In preparation for the 12th annual AFERM Conference, taking place October 29 – 30th, its time once again to nominate your colleagues for one of the 5th Annual Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) Awards. Now’s your chance to recognize a colleague who goes above and beyond to advance ERM in the federal government! If you work with someone you think has made a significant difference in the federal ERM community, please check out the awards below and then nominate them. Nominations should be submitted on or by Wednesday, September 4, 2018, via the forms below. Thank you for your help!

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!


Nomination Forms

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.
Nomination Form

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.
Nomination Form

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.
Nomination Form

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.
Nomination Form


Past Awardees!

2018

ERM Leaders of the Year

Sherri Berger, CDC
Christine Jones, HHS

ERM Professional of the Year

Mai Shintani, FIMA

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