2016 Intermountain CFC Awards
-Award Nomination Form (for Campaign Hero, Most Valuable Volunteer, Most Creative Campaign awards)
-"Best Overall Campaign" Nomination Form (for Best Overall Campaign award)
Email Bruce Jacobs if you would like MS Word versions of these forms.
Deadline to submit nomination forms: February 8, 2017
Best Overall Campaign Award
To the agency that shows most outstanding results in all aspects of the campaign including creativity, getting volunteers involved, achieving great results (measured against previous year’s performance) in both dollars raised and overall participation. The award style changes every year. Please use the "Best Overall Campaign" nomination form to apply.
Medium Agency: Social Security Administration, Provo
Large Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Ogden
Honorable Mentions: VA Salt Lake City Health Care System, Salt Lake City, and VA Regional Office, Salt Lake City
To the federal agency with the highest CFC participation rate -- broken down by agency size category, (except for largest agencies), and by state. The award looks like this:
This award is "automatic" -- based on campaign participation rates in your size category.
Large Agency Category (300+ employees)
VA Regional Office, Salt Lake City
Big Agency Category (100-299 employees):
Utah: U.S. Attorney Office, Salt Lake City
Idaho: U.S. Department of Energy, Idaho Falls
Colorado: BLM, Grand Junction
Wyoming: Bureau of Land Management, Rock Springs
Standard Agency Category (50-99 employees):
Utah: Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Salt Lake City
Idaho: Federal Bureau of Investigation, Pocatello
Colorado: Forest Service, San Juan Public Lands Center
Wyoming: National Weather Service, Riverton
Medium Agency Category (20-49 employees):
Utah: United States Securities and Exchange Commission, SLC - AND - Social Security Administration, Provo - AND - USPS, Brigham City
Idaho: National Weather Service, Pocatello
Colorado: National Weather Service, Grand Junction
Small Agency Category (7-19 employees):
Utah: USPS Salt Lake Law Dept.
Idaho: NOAA, Idaho Falls
Colorado: Department of Energy, Legacy Management, Grand Junction
Most Creative Campaign Award
To the agency that had the most innovative and creative programs that fostered goodwill in support of their campaign. The award style changes from year to year, but always in a creative style. Please use the general award nomination form to apply.
Medium Agency: Social Security Administration, Provo
Large Agency: VA Regional Office
Honorable Mention: VA Salt Lake City Healthcare System
To the federal agency that makes the most noise or shows the most spirit at the campaign awards celebration. Judging may either be from the crowd or a special delegation of judges from various agencies. Award style may vary from year to year. The award is determined at the Utah-area Awards Celebration event.
2015 Winner: Internal Revenue Service, Ogden
To the agencies that exceed their goals and bring in the highest percent increase in total dollars. The award is a certificate and is broken down by the following levels:
· Platinum: 50% or greater dollar amount over previous year
· Gold: 40% or greater dollar amount over previous year
· Silver: 25% or greater dollar amount over previous year
· Bronze: 15% or greater dollar amount over previous year
2015 Platinum Winners:
Army Corps of Engineers, Hill AFB; Defense Contract Management Agency; Department of Labor, Wage & Hour, SLC; Food & Drug Administration, SLC; Military Entrance Processing Station, SLC; USDA, Rural Development, SLC: USGS, Utah Water Science Center; USPS, Clearfield
2015 Gold Winners:
Department of Homeland Security, Citizenship & Immigration Services, SLC; Social Security Administration, Ogden; USPS, Kearns; USPS, Murray; USPS Salt Lake CS District
2015 Silver Winners:
Defense Contract Audit Agency; Department of Interior, Regional Solicitor, SLC, Federal Aviation Administration, SLC; Internal Revenue Service, Ogden; Social Security Administration, SLC; USDA, Aerial Photography Field Office; USPS, Layton; USPS, Salt Lake Remote Encoding Center; USPS, South Jordan
2015 Bronze Winners:
Army Corps of Engineers, Bountiful; Bureau of Reclamation, Provo; Bureau of Reclamation, SLC; Dept. of Interior, Hearings & Appeals, SLC; U.S. Army Dugway Proving Ground; Securities and Exchange Commission, SLC; USPS, Salt Lake South
Campaign Hero Award
To the best Campaign Coordinator (Project Officer) based on overall leadership, creativity, and results. Usually nominated by one of the Keyworkers. Award style may vary from year to year. Please use the general award nomination form to apply. This is not the OPM National Hero Award.
Medium Agency: Cassandra Herrick and Stacy Rigby, Social Security Administration, ODAR
Standard Agency: Amy Lundquist, USPS, Salt Lake Sugarhouse
Big Agency: Brittany Overdiek, Bureau of Reclamation, Salt Lake City
Large Agency: Amy Wenrich, VA Regional Office
Honorable Mention: Brenda Christy, Hill AFB; Darwin Petersen, Dept. of Homeland Security/TSA; Talease Stromberg, USPS, Brigham City
MVV Award (Most Valuable Volunteer)
To the top Keyworkers or other CFC volunteers who made the most valuable contribution in their agency to the overall success of the campaign.
2015 Utah Winners:
- Pam Greer, IRS
- Ian Kirwan, Federal Highway Administration
- Danette Maisey, IRS
Fred Hernandez, Ogden IRS; Robin Velasquez, Hill AFB; Geraldine Livingston, VA SLC Healthcare System; Heather Rowley, SSA, Provo; Jeffrey Lobken, Federal Aviation Administration; Elizabeth Montgomery, Ogden IRS; Deb Woodbury, Ogden IRS; Cathy Simmons, Federal Aviation Administration
Also known as Traveling Trophy Awards, these are presented annually to the Campaign’s top-performing agencies in Southwest Idaho. The winners receive an engraved trophy at the Recognition Celebration. The trophies are passed along to the new winners the following year.
Large Agency: BLM Idaho State Office, CFC Manager: Terry Heslin
Medium Agency: US Military Entrance Processing Station (MEPS), Boise, CFC Manager: John Shand
Small Agency: US Fish and Wildlife Service, Fire Management (NIFC), Boise, CFC Manager: Cameron Tongier
Magic Valley Agency: BLM Twin Falls District, CFC Manager: Lisa T. Cresswell
This coveted award is given to the federal agency in the SW Idaho area that raises the largest amount of pledge dollars.
USPS Boise P&DC,
CFC Managers: Thomas E. Cross, Jr. and Jennifer Hawkins
2014 Idaho Spirit Award Winners
These are federal employees who go the extra CFC mile, showing incredible dedication, creativity, and making the CFC a top priority. Our sincere congratulations to all of the 2013 CFC Spirit Award winners and nominees and special thanks to those that contributed nominations!
Idaho Winners: Maria Lopez (EPA), Annette Ross (BOR PacNW Reg Office), Pam Conley (BLM Idaho State Office), Jill Allgood (Sawtooth National Forest), Timothy Gibson (Air National Guard), Stefanie Knox (MHAFB), Melinda Ritacco (BOR Pacific NW Regional Office), Tom Cross (USPS Boise P&DC), Kelly Bongiovi (Air National Guard), Greta Sinclair (TSA), and Sara Reagan (USACE).