Emerging Leadership Award

The Emerging Leadership Award is given for exceptional service to AFCEA at the local chapter level and/or AFCEA International level. This award is presented to individuals who have demonstrated continuous leadership in Young AFCEAN activities since winning the Distinguished Young AFCEAN award.  Nominees for this award are evaluated through September of the current year.

The Emerging Leadership nomination will be graded on the following:

  •     How the nominee has grown in their development as a leader in the local Young AFCEAN community
  •     Leadership roles the nominee has taken in the local AFCEAN community at-large—outside of the Young AFCEAN community
  •     Contributions the nominee made to the Young AFCEAN community at the HQ International level
  •     Mentoring provided by the nominee during the award year
  •     How the nominee has distinguished themselves as a professional in their community

Criteria:

  •     Must be a current AFCEA member
  •     Must be forty (40) years of age or under as of December 31 of the current year
  •     Must be a previous Distinguished Young AFCEAN (DYA) winner -- awarded a minimum of two years ago
  •     Cannot have previously won this Emerging Leadership Award
  •     Individual cannot nominate themselves
  •     Must be actively mentoring and involved with the Young AFCEANs
  •     Must have demonstrated continuous leadership in Young AFCEAN activities since winning the DYA award
  •     Nomination must be endorsed by the nominee's AFCEA Regional Vice President (RVP)

 

Nominations are not currently being accepted - check back in September 2017

 

2016 Emerging Leadership Award Winners

From left: Adam Vencill, Chi-Lai Poon, Ashley Becker, Kimberly Cranson

Ing. Lubomir Almer, University of Defence, Czech Chapter

Ashley Becker, Ernst & Young, New York Founders Chapter

Kimberly Cranson, MIKEL, Lexington-Concord Chapter

Chi-Lai Poon, Array Information Technology, Northern Virginia Chapter

Brittany Trocher, Polaris Alpha, Aberdeen Chapter

Adam Vencill, AFLCMC, Montgomery Chapter

 

2015 Emerging Leadership Award Winners

From left to right: Tim Jahnigen, Sebastian Leinhos, Andrea Loper, Matthew Carroll, MSgt Paul Vinson, USAF

Matthew Carroll, Accenture, Lexington-Concord Chapter

Tim Jahnigen, T2S Solutions, Aberdeen Chapter

Sebastian Leinhos, qedcon GmbH, Bonn E.V. Chapter

Andrea Loper, Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Chapter

Mari Spyker, Blackstone Technology Group, Bethesda Chapter

MSgt Paul Vinson, USAF, United States Air Force, Kaiserslautern Chapter 

 

2014 Emerging Leadership Award Winners

Emerging Leadership Award 2014

Nik Acheson (not pictured)

Elenchus Technologies
Central Maryland Chapter

SMSgt Douglas Brock, USAF

Warrior Preparation Center
Kaiserslautern Chapter

Tamar Mintz

Highlight Technologies
Bethesda Chapter

Stephan Nadeau

Lexington-Concord Chapter

MSgt Neil Stewart, USAF

AFLCMC, Business Enterprise Systems
Montgomery Chapter

Major Joseph Watson, USAF

United States Air Force
Hawaii Chapter

2013 Emerging Leadership Award Winners

2012 Emerging Leadership Award Winners

2011 Emerging Leadership Award Winners

2010 Emerging Leadership Award Winners

2009 Emerging Leadership Award Winners

2008 Emerging Leadership Award Winners

2007 Emerging Leadership Award Winners

 

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