The NCLGBA Board is pleased to announce and encourage nominations for the 2016 A. John “Jack” Vogt Award for Outstanding Commitment to the Advancement of Local Government Budgeting and Evaluation. This career award is the highest annual award presented by the North Carolina Local Government Budget Association (NCLGBA) to recognize individuals who have served during their careers as innovators and leaders who advancing budget and/or evaluation practices in North Carolina local government. In 2006, Dr. Jack Vogt became the first recipient of the award to honor his thirty-four year legacy as an innovator, teacher, mentor, and consummate student of local government budgeting and evaluation.
Nominees must have a minimum of ten years of local government service in North Carolina. “Government service” is defined broadly as any profession that works in or with municipal, county, or other local government jurisdictions. Examples include budget/finance professionals, city/county managers, elected officials, academics, and local government financial consultants.
Nominations should be submitted on via email to Josh Edwards (firstname.lastname@example.org) by November 11, 2016. A committee from the NCLGBA will review the submissions and present the award at NCLGBA’s 2016 Winter Budget Conference to be held at the Omni Hotel in Charlotte, from December 7-9. If you have any questions about the nomination form or process, please feel free to contact Josh Edwards at email@example.com or (919) 560-4111.