NCIA 2018 Annual Awards

NCIA 2018 Annual Award Nominations

Celebrating the Achievements of our Colleagues

The annual National Correctional Industries Association (NCIA) Awards give us a wonderful opportunity to reward extraordinary skill and leadership in our field! Our peers recognize these awards as the highest accolades CI staff and supporters can receive. In order to continue this great tradition, we need your nominations for the NCIA 2018 Annual Awards!  

With the exception of the National Staff Award (please see below for instructions on the nomination process for the National Staff Award), please send all nomination(s) with supporting information by Friday, October 20, 2017 to the NCIA National Office via email to memberservices@nationalcia.org.

Please feel free to call the NCIA National Office at (410) 230-3972 to ensure your information was received.

Rodli Award

The Rodli Award recognizes a Correctional Industries Administrator/Director of Industries (former or current) who has made sustained, outstanding contributions to the Correctional Industries field and/or the NCIA during the course of his/her career.

  • Candidates must be working or have worked in Correctional Industries for a minimum of five years.
  • Candidates must be NCIA members for a minimum of three years prior to nomination (agency or practitioner membership applies.)
  • Candidates can be nominated by an NCIA member of any membership category.

Download the 2018 Rodli Award Nomination Form


Performance Excellence Award

The Performance Excellence Award recognizes an outstanding State or Federal Correctional Industry that, within the past three years, has implemented a minimum of two best practices and/or programmatic changes that align with NCIA’s Correctional Industries Best Practice Model defined in the Guide to Reentry-Focused Performance Excellence.

  • CI must be an agency member in good standing for at least three years.
  • The nomination should clearly exhibit how the CI has improved their operations through the implementation of a minimum of two of the ten defined best practices.
  • The nomination should cover changes implemented within the previous three years.
  • The Rodli Award recipient’s Correctional Industry program is not eligible to receive this award in the same year.
  • CI candidates can be nominated by an NCIA member of any membership category.

Download the 2018 Performance Excellence Award Nomination Form


Jail Industries Award

The Jail Industries Award recognizes superior performance and supervisory excellence of a jail industries staff member who has made a significant and sustained contribution to a jail industries program.

  • Candidates must be working or have worked in jail industries for a minimum of three years.
  • Candidates must be NCIA members for a minimum of one year prior to nomination (agency or practitioner membership applies).
  • Candidates should excel in the utilization of human resources, effectiveness in meeting goals and objectives, and quality of service or contribution.
  • JI candidates can be nominated by an NCIA member of any membership category and must have the endorsement of their supervisor/jail industries administrator.

Download the 2018 Jail Industries Award Nomination Form


National Staff Award

The National Staff Award recognizes the superior performance and supervisory excellence of a Correctional Industries staff member other than the industries director/administrator who has made a significant and sustained contribution to a correctional industries program. Candidates should excel in areas such as meeting goals and objectives, effective use of resources. constant display of powerful and positive excitement presenting the Correctional Industries mission to stakeholders, and dedication to being an expert in their respective area of Correctional Industry operations.

  • Candidates must be working or have worked in Correctional Industries for a minimum of three years.
  • Candidates must be NCIA members for a minimum of one year prior to nomination (agency or practitioner membership applies).
  • Candidates must be nominated through their region, coordinated by the NCIA Regional Appointees to the Board, and have the endorsement of their supervisor and Correctional Industries director/administrator.

IMPORTANT: The National Staff Award nomination process is coordinated by the Regional Chairs for each region. You must request and submit your nomination form to your Regional Chair. Submission deadlines are set by the Regional Chair.  The list of Regional Chairs are:

Western Region: Gayle Butler (MT)
Northeast Region: Joe Flaherty (RI)
Southeast Region: Julie Perrey (TN)
Central Region: Becky Deeb (IN)
South Central Region: Brad Curtis (MS)

Do not send National Staff Award nomination forms to the NCIA National Office.