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Women Working in Criminal Justice


Each year Women Working in Crinimal Justice presents an award to an individual, male or female, who has made outstanding contributions to Corrections, North Carolina Correctional Association and Women Working in Criminal Justice. This is a great opportunity to honor a deserving individual at your work location for their professionalism.

Nominations are presently being accepted for the 2013 Award which will be presented during the closing brunch at the Annual Conference in Durham, North Carolina. Each member may make one nomination. If more than one nomination is received from a member, the nominations will be returned.

The deadline for ALL nominations is September 2, 2013. Nominations will not accepted after that date. Nominations must be submitted on the nomination form and mailed to Award Committee, P. O. Box 10404, Raleigh, NC 27605-0404.

Each nomination will be reviewed to ensure that the person is eligible based on the following criteria.


  • Outstanding Services
  • Accomplishments
  • Contributions to the Women Working in Corrections

A nominee’s performance, one of the bases in the selection process, must be clearly shown as performance above and beyond that which is expected of a dedicated member. A member who has fully and completely discharged all of their duties and satisfied all of the requirements of Women Working in Criminal Justice.

Please list the accomplishments of nominees in the workplace, the community, North Carolina Correctional Association and any national recognition received. This may include letters of recommendation for outstanding performance of duties, employee of the quarter/year.

The recipient of the award must have been active in the North Carolina Correctional Association and participated in activities sponsored by Women Working in Corrections for a period of three (3) years. The nominee must have also exemplified dependability and professionalism.