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NECUSA Awards

"Did members of your staff perform above and beyond the call of duty this year?"

Perhaps they introduced a new program or initiative to benefit your institution or department. Or maybe they performed an act which exhibited a risk to personal life or safety in the course of his/her duties. If so, then please consider nominating them for one of the five award categories that NECUSA offers to its membership. Award recipients are honored by NECUSA at the banquet of the annual conference. Award recipients receive dinner at the banquet as well as their room paid for that evening if staying over at the conference.

Award categories:

Lawrence W. Joy Award for Outstanding Service
Robert Bunker Award for Outstanding Performance
Meritorious Service Award (Lucky Talbot Award)
Professional Achievement Award
Award for Exemplary Performance

NOTE: Deadline for the above listed awards to be submitted is May 23, 2014.

Another award honored at the conference banquet is the "Alan Reynold's Self-Reliance Award". This award is presented to recipients who are children, stepchildren, or grandchildren of NECUSA institutional, associate or life members in good standing. (Some other criteria for consideration are required; see application).

NOTE: Deadline for the Alan Reynold's award is postmarked on or before May 23, 2014.

Award Descriptions

NECUSA Lawrence W. Joy Award for Outstanding Service

The nominee must be a member or associate member of NECUSA who has, over a period of time, contributed to the enhancement of the association in an unselfish and dedicated manner.

NECUSA Robert Bunker Award for Outstanding Performance

Awarded to an individual nominated by a member of NECUSA

Awarded to a nominee who is employed by a member institution's security or police department who performed an act which exhibited a risk to personal life or safety in the course of his or her duties or who performed a life-saving action requiring the highest of professional conduct. Nominations are for acts, which occurred between May 1 of the preceding year and April 30 of the award (current) year.

NECUSA Meritorious Service Award (Lucky Talbot Award)

Awarded to a member or associate member of NECUSA in recognition of dedicated, unselfish and faithful service to the Association.

NECUSA Professional Achievement Award

Awarded to the person or persons or department, nominated by an institutional member, who or which has developed and implemented a concept, procedure or practice in the field of campus safety or security from which the campus community or institution will benefit and which other campuses may be encouraged to adopt. Nominations may include innovations in management, cost savings, crime prevention, accident prevention or related areas. Self-nominations are encouraged for this award. Nominations are for achievements, which occurred between May 1 of the preceding year and April 30 of the award (current) year.

NECUSA Award for Exemplary Performance

Awarded to a person or person, nominated by an institutional member, who exhibits exemplary performance and professionalism in an incident or series of incidents over an extended period of time; and who has provided an outstanding contribution to the safety and security of his/her campus community.

Alan Reynolds Self-Reliance Award

Criteria for consideration of applicants:

This award is particularly intended to provide financial assistance for educational expenses, other than tuition, to students who are children, stepchildren or grandchildren of NECUSA members. Recipients of aid from this award are eligible to reapply for assistance in successive years, but applicants must complete a new application annually and continue to meet the required criteria.

Award recipients will be selected on the basis of the following: school activities (10 points), community activities (10 points), volunteer activities (10 points), college GPA (maximum of 20 points), work experience (20 points), and an essay of educational and career goals (30 points); total scoring of 100 points. The NECUSA Alan Reynolds Self-Reliance Award committee will have sole responsibility for the selection of recipients and its decision will be final. The provided information will be used only to evaluate this application and will be held in strictest confidence.

Recipients will be recognized at the banquet of the annual NECUSA conference and will be notified by mail. Amount of award is $500.00. Note: Budget cap of $10,000.00 with overage allocated to the General Fund.

Alan Reynolds Self-Reliance Award Application [pdf]

More Information

For more information on any of the above awards, please see the latest "Clipboard" edition or you may contact the designated Committee Chairpersons listed below:

For the general 5 Award Categories:

Don Reichling, Administrative Captain
Princeton University
200 Elm Drive
Princeton, NJ 08544
donaldr@princeton.edu

For the Alan Reynold's Award:

John McAloon III, Security Operations Manager
Princeton Theological Seminary
64 Mercer Street
Princeton, NJ 08540
john.mcaloon@ptsem.edu