About the SDIS Safety Excellence Award

This award is sponsored by Special Districts Insurance Services (SDIS) and honors a park and recreation individual, program, or agency that has demonstrated a unique commitment to improving or enhancing safety in park and recreation facilities or activities. In 2019, the award will be presented in one of the following categories:

Individual: In recognition of personal commitment and achievement in the area of park and recreation safety. Individuals who serve as staff, volunteers, or partners to an Oregon park and recreation organization are eligible to be nominated for the SDIS Excellence in Safety Award in the Individual category.

Organization: In recognition of outstanding commitment or significant contribution by an organization in the area of park and recreation safety. Any Oregon park and recreation organization is eligible to be nominated for this award.

Program: In recognition of programs that provide innovative or significant contributions to safety among Oregon’s park and recreation entities. Programs eligible to be nominated for this award may be internal to a park and recreation agency or offered by another public or private organization.

Nominations are due Friday, August 2, 2019, by 5:00 PM.

Nominees are not required to be members of ORPA.

To nominate an individual or organization for the SDIS Safety Excellence Award, please answer the following questions and provide any required information as instructed. Contact the Awards Committee at director@orpa.org with any questions about the nomination process.

ORPA Awards will be presented at the 2019 ORPA Conference Awards Luncheon in Portland, Oregon on October 16th. Winners are strongly encouraged to be present to receive their award. If your nominee is selected to receive the award, you will be expected to provide a two- to three-minute video that highlights the winner's contributions. If production of a video is not possible, a 2-3 minute slide presentation with accompanying script may suffice. Videos are not required as part of the nomination process. The video or slide presentation for the winning recipient will be due on Monday, September 30, 2019.

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* 1. Your Information

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* 2. If you are nominating an individual for this award, please tell us...

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* 3. If you are nominating an organization for this award, please tell us...

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* 4. If you are nominating a safety program for this award, please tell us...

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