Annual Awards

Agency Awards

Award for Excellence in Public Procurement

This award recognizes Florida agencies that meet or exceed benchmarks in public procurement. The criteria for this award are reviewed and updated on an annual basis to ensure they reflect current best practices and to challenge member agencies to continue their quest for excellence.

Best Practice Award

The Best Practice Award recognizes FAPPO member agencies that demonstrate excellence through operational improvements that have a positive impact within their agency, for their community an stakeholders, or to the public procurement profession. It recognizes agencies that have initiated innovative and creative strategies that are transferable and their submissions provide others agencies with a blueprint to execute comparable enhancements in their organization. The Evaluation Committee reviews each submission along with the supporting documentation to confirm the content complies with the high-standards and provides supporting evidence worthy of recognition as a Best Practice.

Individual Awards

Above and Beyond

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Community Leadership & Volunteerism

The Community Leadership & Volunteerism Award recognizes members for their roles as community leaders and active volunteers. This may be demonstrated in a variety of ways including appointed, elected or volunteer positions with their organizations and associations that serve the community at large. Nominees should have substantive volunteer participation and/or leadership roles that have had a positive impact. These individuals exemplify dedication, integrity, and honorable service to their respective community. This is a member nominated award.

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Essay Contest Winners

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George H. Wolf Distinguished Service Award

The George H. Wolf Distinguished Service Award was established in 1994 and is the highest honor bestowed upon a FAPPO member. It is awarded to those members who have provided exemplary service to FAPPO and to the procurement profession. This is an officer nominated award.

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Multi-Media Contest

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Outstanding Educator

The Outstanding Educator Award is to recognize members who are committed to the FAPPO mission and the education and development of procurement professionals. This individual has exhibited exceptional knowledge of the procurement profession and has committed themselves to sharing that knowledge with others in the profession through conducting educational sessions for procurement associations on a national, state and local level. This individual inspires an enthusiasm for learning in others through their work and actions in developing and/or presenting learning opportunities, providing coaching and mentoring to others, and challenging others to expand their skills and abilities through continued learning. This is a member nominated award.

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Rising Star

The Rising Star Award is intended to recognize an emerging leader in government procurement whose record reflects ongoing and exceptional growth in contributions to the profession and increased levels of leadership and responsibility. Nominees have a track record that reflects leadership potential. Nominees must have demonstrated exceptional and ongoing achievements and made demonstrable contributions to their agency(ies) and the profession. This is a member nominated award.

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Volunteer of the Year

This is an officer nominated award.

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