The BCREA Distinguished Service Award

The BCREA Distinguished Service Award shall be awarded to a member of the Burlington County Retirees' Education Association who has shown exceptional dedication and service to the Association.  This award, in order to meet its intention, should be difficult to obtain and will not necessarily be granted annually. 

Criteria for the Award
1. Membership in BCREA for at least 7 years.
2.  Service to BCREA in a leadership role for at least 5 years in two of the     
following
~  An officer of BCREA for two terms
~ A chairperson of one or more BCREA committees
~ An Area Chairperson (when Area existed before 2003)
~ Represented the BCREA as a chairperson, or a member of an NJREA
committee or as an officer of NJREA
3.  Having 80% or better attendance at BCREA Executive Committee meetings.
4.  Represented BCREA by participation in activities sponsored by BCREA,
NJEA and NJREA.

Protocol for the Award

1.  Nominations for this award can be made by any BCREA member in good
standing.
~ Nominations must be submitted to the BCREA President or his/her
designee at or before the BCREA Spring General Membership
Meeting/luncheon
~ The nomination must include a short narrative about the nominee's service
and accomplishments
2.  Information about the award and how to nominate someone for it shall be
published in the BCREA  newsletter.
3.  The nominee's name and qualifications shall be presented to the Executive
Committee by the President or his/her  designee  at the June Executive
Committee meeting.
~ The Executive Committee shall, by voice vote or secret ballot, vote on the
nominee.
~ (To be successful) A nominee must receive 60% of the votes cast to
become a recipient
4.  The award will be presented at a Fall General Membership Meeting/luncheon
of the Association.

The Award shall  Consist of

1.  The recipient's name being added to the award plaque displayed in the
BCREA office.
2.  An award pin presented to the recipient or person representing the recipient.
3.  A $100 scholarship donation,in the recipient's name, to the
Robert M. Oberholser Scholarship Fund.

Nomination for the Award

Send a letter of nomination to BCREA Vice President:

Marge Gessmann
11 Norwood Court
Mwdford, NJ 08055-9333

or
mgessmann@aol.com



BURLINGTON  COUNTY  RETIREES' EDUCATION  ASSOCIATION
Organized 1959
   BCREA
Distinguished Award
Past recipients:

HARRIET DiLEONARDO

PHYLLIS DILLMAN

ROE JANKOWSKI
PHYLLIS DILLMAN
HARRIET DiLEONARDO

Read more about Harriet DiLeonardo.
ROE JANKOWSKI