2010 CAPT JOY BRIGHT HANCOCK AWARD NOMINATIONS

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SUBJ/2010 CAPT JOY BRIGHT HANCOCK AWARD NOMINATIONS//



RMKS/1.  NAVY IS SOLICITING NOMINATIONS FOR THE 2010 CAPT JOY BRIGHT HANCOCK 
(JBH) LEADERSHIP AWARDS.  THE JBH LEADERSHIP AWARDS HONOR THE VISIONARY 
LEADERSHIP OF SERVICE MEMBERS WHOSE IDEALS AND DEDICATION FOSTER A POSITIVE 
WORKING ENVIRONMENT FOR REINFORCING AND FURTHERING THE INTEGRATION OF WOMEN 
INTO THE NAVY.  ESTABLISHED IN 1987, THESE AWARDS ARE PRESENTED ANNUALLY TO 
RECOGNIZE THE INSPIRATIONAL LEADERSHIP OF NAVY AND MARINE CORPS SERVICE 
MEMBERS ON ACTIVE OR RESERVE DUTY.  THE JBH AWARDS ARE CO-SPONSORED BY THE SEA 
SERVICE LEADERSHIP ASSOCIATION (SSLA) AND THE MILITARY OFFICERS ASSOCIATION OF 
AMERICA (MOAA).

2.  THERE ARE SIX AWARDS:  TWO SENIOR OFFICERS-O5/O4 (ONE NAVY AND ONE USMC); 
TWO JUNIOR OFFICERS-O3 AND BELOW (ONE NAVY AND ONE USMC); AND TWO SENIOR 
ENLISTED (ONE NAVY E7 THROUGH E9 AND ONE USMC E7 THROUGH E9).  INSPIRATIONAL, 
INNOVATIVE, AND IMAGINATIVE NOMINEES SHOULD BE MATURE LEADERS WHO HAVE 
DEMONSTRATED LEADERSHIP BOTH ON- AND OFF-DUTY AND HAVE PERSEVERED TO OVERCOME 
CHALLENGES WHILE SERVING.  NOMINATIONS SHOULD ADDRESS NOMINEES' PROFESSIONAL 
ACCOMPLISHMENTS, LEADERSHIP STYLE AND COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT.

3.  CANDIDATES MUST BE NOMINATED BY THEIR COMMANDING OFFICERS (CO) OR 
OFFICERS-IN-CHARGE (OIC).  ADDITIONAL ENDORSEMENTS ARE NOT NECESSARY AND DO 
NOT BEAR WEIGHT ON AWARD SELECTION CRITERIA.
NOMINATION PACKAGES MUST INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:
    A.  CO OR OIC ENDORSEMENT AS COVER PAGE;
    B.  NOMINATION WRITE-UP NOT TO EXCEED THREE PAGES;
    C.  NOMINEE'S BIOGRAPHY NOT TO EXCEED ONE PAGE IN LENGTH; AND
    D.  COMMAND POC'S E-MAIL ADDRESS.
(SAMPLE NOMINATION PACKAGES) CAN BE VIEWED AT WWW.SEALEADER.ORG/JBH_AWARD.HTM.

4.  NOMINATIONS ARE DUE BY 1700 EST, 23 APRIL 2010.  SUBMIT NOMINATION 
PACKAGES BY E-MAIL TO LCDR JEAN MARIE SULLIVAN, JEAN.M.SULLIVAN(AT)NAVY.MIL.

5.  THE NAVY OFFICE OF WOMEN'S POLICY AND SSLA BOARD OF DIRECTORS WILL SELECT 
NAVY AWARD RECIPIENTS.  THE EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AND DIVERSITY MANAGEMENT BRANCH 
AT HQMC WILL SELECT MARINE CORPS RECIPIENTS.  COMMANDING OFFICERS WILL BE 
INFORMED OF THE AWARD RECIPIENTS NO LATER THAN 7 MAY 2010.  THE NAMES OF THE 
WINNERS WILL ALSO BE POSTED AT WWW.SEALEADER.ORG AND 
WWW.NPC.NAVY.MIL/ABOUTUS/BUPERS/WOMENSPOLICY BY 14 MAY 2010.

6.  AWARDS WILL BE PRESENTED AT THE 23RD ANNUAL WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP SYMPOSIUM 
SCHEDULED FOR 2-3 JUNE 2010 AT THE WASHINGTON HILTON, WASHINGTON, DC.  TRAVEL 
EXPENSES TO THE SYMPOSIUM WILL BE SHARED BY THE PARENT COMMAND AND SSLA.  
DETAILED INFORMATION ON THE UPCOMING WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP SYMPOSIUM IS AVAILABLE 
AT:
WWW.NPC.NAVY.MIL/ABOUTUS/BUPERS/WOMENSPOLICY AND WWW.SEALEADER.ORG.

7.  POINT OF CONTACT IS LCDR JEAN MARIE SULLIVAN, DEPUTY DIRECTOR, OFFICE OF 
WOMEN'S POLICY, OPNAV N134 AT (703) 695-1414/DSN 225, OR EMAIL AT 
JEAN.M.SULLIVAN(AT)NAVY.MIL.

8.  RELEASED BY MS. STEFFANIE B. EASTER, N1B.//

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