CORPS FOUNDATION  

ENDURING SERVICE VOLUNTEER AWARD 

 

The Enduring Service Volunteer Award was established in January 2016 by the Corps 

Foundation. It honors long term service and outstanding accomplishments by individuals and 

families at Corps lakes and waterways. Recognizing the excellence of these individuals and 

families, the award highlights the long term dedication and devotion of those who support Corps 

lakes and waterways. A maximum of two individual or group awardees will be recognized. 

 

AWARD NOMINATION 

Nominations will be accepted between January 15 and April 30 of each year (see attached 

nomination form).  Nominations will be reviewed and announced later in the summer.  

 

AWARD ELIGIBILITY 

This award recognizes the outstanding contributions by individuals or families of dedicated 

volunteers who provide essential services to the Corps of Engineers’ operated lakes and 

waterways. The Corps Foundation Enduring Service Volunteer Award may be given to an 

individual or family performing voluntary services that meet the criteria below. 

 

CRITERIA FOR RECOGNITION 

This award will be presented to an individual or family who demonstrates long term dedication, 

innovation, and excellence in volunteer service; and who have achieved results in such areas as 

conservation, education, recreation, safety and community engagement.  Additionally, these 

volunteer efforts should contribute to the advancement of:  

  The mission of the Corps Foundation: “The Corps Foundation engages the public to 

ensure the environmental health and recreational enjoyment of our nation's lakes, 

lands, and waterways administered by the US Army Corps of Engineers”.   

 

  Positive relationships between the Corps of Engineers’ management, the visitors and 

the local community. 

  Public knowledge of and involvement in the Corps of Engineers’ natural resources 

management program. 

  Partnerships and collaboration with other community organizations locally, regionally 

or nationally 

Nominees are volunteers who display exceptional voluntary leadership, and have made or are 

making a positive difference in the lakes and waterways and the communities they serve. They 

have demonstrated significant dedication by volunteering and providing leadership over a long 

period of time.  Generally, they will have volunteered for a period of 6 years or more. 

NOMINATION APPLICATION FORM 

 

1. Nominator - Information about you: 

 

Name: 

Address:  

City/Town: 

Zip: 

Email Address: 

Phone: 

2. Nominee - Information about your nominee: 

 

Name: 

Address:  

City/Town:  

Zip: 

Email Address:   

Phone Number: 

 

 

3. Please tell us about your nominee (500 words max.). Attach sheet with description of 

actions completed and over what period of time, using the following criteria:  

 

ACTION: What did your nominee do to make a difference in?  

  The mission of the Corps Foundation. 

  Positive relationships between the Corps of Engineers’ management, the visitors and 

the local community. 

  Public knowledge of and involvement in the Corps of Engineers’ natural resources 

management program. 

  Partnering and collaboration with other community organizations locally, regionally 

or nationally. 

  Demonstrated results in conservation, education, recreation, safety, and community 

involvement. 

  4. References - As a part of the nomination process, references must be provided to verify   the 

scope and extent of the nominee's activities. References should be persons familiar with the 

community services activities for which the nomination is made and should not include the 

nominee or any person related to the nominee. 

 

Please provide contact information for one reference below: 

 

Name: 

Address:  

City/Town:  

Zip: 

Email Address:   

Phone Number: 

 

 

Please complete this nomination form in its entirety, and submit by email to Marilyn Jones at  

jones_mk@yahoo.com

 

 or by mail to 1155 Old State Road, Covington, PA 16917-9576  by not 

later than close of business on April 30.