Honors & Awards
SAM GILMER PLANNER & SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR AWARDSThe Sam Gilmer Planner of the Year Award and the Sam Gilmer Supplier of the Year Award are the highest distinctions offered by SGMP. Its recipients are selected by a panel of former Sam Gilmer Award winners in recognition of the members whose service to SGMP over a period of time, especially at the national level, has significantly contributed to the Society’s growth and development.
The 2019 Sam Gilmer Planner of the Year honoree is Chele Clark, CGMP
The 2019 Sam Gilmer Supplier of the Year honoree is Bobbi Barkley, CGMP
Partnership AwardSelected by the National Board of Directors, this award is presented in recognition of a corporation that has tirelessly supported SGMP through sponsorship monies and in-kind contributions.
No award was presented in 2019
President's AwardSelected at the discretion of the SGMP National President, it is a special tribute to an extraordinary personal contribution to SGMP.
The 2019 President's Award honorees are Michelle Fink, CGMP and Tecumseh Deloney, CGMP, CMP
Programming of the YearThe Programming of the Year Award recognizes the top professional development programming presented at monthly chapter meetings.
The 2019 1st place winner is the Louisiana chapter
Innovation of the YearNew in 2017, this award is given to a chapter, or chapters, who have developed and implemented a unique means of including members in chapter activities or in the recruitment and retention of new members. Judging is done by members of the Gilmer Foundation.
No award given in 2018 or 2019
Communications of the Year AwardsThe Communications of the Year Award recognizes the top overall communications provided to chapter members.
The 2019 1st place winner is the Old Dominion chapter
2019 Highest Net Growth - Michigan chapter
2019 Highest Percentage Growth - Greater Oregon chapter
2019 Best Retention Rate - Michigan chapter
2019 Best Retention Best Practice - Rocky Mountain chapter
Chapter Operations Awards
The Chapter Operations Awards are determined by fiscal-year-to-date review of specific criteria pertaining to overall operations performance with chapters being recognized at three levels for the fulfilment of the Society's mission for its members.
Excellence - Rocky Mountain Chapter
Excellence - Greater Oregon Chapter
Excellence - Old Dominion Chapter
Membership Campaign Awards
The Membership Campaign Awards are presented to the planner member and the supplier member who recruit the most new members to SGMP during a predetermined time period.
2019 Planner of the Year: Joyce Fogg, CGMP
2019 Supplier of the Year: Chris McLaughlin, CGMP
History of Sam Gilmer Partnership Award
History of President's Award
History of Programming of the Year Award
History of Communications of the Year Award
History of Membership Award
History of Chapter Recognition Awards
History of Membership Campaign Awards