Annual Chapter Activity Report
Each chapter must complete an Annual Chapter Activity Report. The information provided is used to ensure that chapters are current and are meeting required obligations. It is also used to submit charitable applications.
Information regarding Chapter Activity Reports will be sent to chapter presidents. All reports are to be submitted through the online form. Reports are due March 29, 2019.
Chapter Award Nominations
Our Chapter Awards Nomination Form is now combined with the Chapter Activity Report. This allows a chapter to apply for an award while filling out the mandatory chapter report.
Summary of Chapter Awards
Chapter Achievement Award
The SWCS Chapter Achievement Award recognizes chapters for significant achievement through a single activity conducted during the year. No chapter can be recognized more than once during a three-year period for the same basic activity.
- Purpose of activity
- Significance of activity
- Goal the chapter hoped to achieve and results
- Media coverage
- Participation by SWCS members and nonmembers
Outstanding Chapter Award
The Outstanding Chapter Award recognizes one chapter from each region for its success in carrying out its overall program during the past year.
To be considered, chapters must have the following:
- An annual and/or strategic plan
- At least one newsletter distributed in the past year
- At least one technical or professional meeting in the past year
Plus, at least one of the following:
- Education activity
- Community service
- Communication of a position to media or legislative body
- Development of technical manual or other publication
If these minimum criteria are met, nominees will be ranked based on the changes in membership; assistance to other chapters or regional leadership; and accomplishment of special projects that highlight or address emerging issues in conservation policy, technology, and science.
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