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Call for Prevention Professionals to serve on the 2021 Prevention Awards of Excellence Review Team

 The Review Team reviews the previous year’s Overview and Nomination Packet documents during January and February, making suggestions on improvements, suggestions on how to market the awards to encourage more participation, and how to simplify the nomination process.  Meetings are via GoToMeeting, Skype for Business or Microsoft Teams.  Award nominations are accepted during the April – August time frame; there is no Review Team meetings or duties during the nomination period.  However, during the last two weeks of August, Review Team members are asked to review and rate nominations.  The nomination reviews can take 30-45 minutes per nomination; total time involved for nomination review will depend on the number of nominations received.  For 2020, we received 15 nominations; the Review Team was large enough to split into two groups.  Each group reviewed 7 – 8 nominations.  After the 2021 Prevention Summit and Awards Ceremony, the Review Team may be asked to review the process and make suggestions for improvement.

Want to be on the team?  Martha Williams will be putting the 2021 Review Team together by January 22, 2021.  She is looking for 2 - 5 additional Prevention Professionals of varying prevention experience levels to join the Team.  Please contact her by email at Martha.williams@hca.wa.gov to volunteer or find out more about the Prevention Awards of Excellence.