NCMA recognizes the outstanding efforts of members, leaders, and chapters. We’ve even awarded some non-members for extraordinary work.

Descriptions of the NCMA awards and nomination/application deadlines are listed below. Email or call 800-344-8096 with any questions.

Outstanding Chapter Volunteer Award

This award recognizes NCMA Chapter members who demonstrate dedicated service to the NCMA community through volunteerism. 

East Tennessee Chapter - Landon Hill, Oak Ridge National Laboratory 

Jacksonville Chapter – Michael Scuteri, CFCM, Crowley Maritime Corp. 

Saint Louis Gateway Chapter- Laurinda Hardy, CFCM, CCCM, The Boeing Co. 

Chapter Excellence Award

This award is designed to recognize the most outstanding Chapters based on a set criteria for determination.

0-75 members - San Gabriel Valley Chapter

76-200 members - Jacksonville Chapter

201-500 members - Boston Chapter

500+ members - Tysons Chapter

Advancing Professionals Award

This award recognizes rising stars and top performers coming into their own as leaders in contract management and in NCMA. 

Allison Robertson, CFCM, Chenega Corp. 

Samantha Fuchs, CPCM, CFCM, Aerojet Rocketdyne

Lifetime Achievement Award

This is NCMA’s highest award. This award is presented to a nationally renowned and distinguished contracting professional who has made significant contributions to the profession and NCMA. It honors the memory of Charles A. Dana, Alvis D. Keen, and Herbert Roback for their service to NCMA and the contracting profession. 

Richard T. Ginman, CPCM, Fellow Retired


Elmer B. Staats Contracting Professional Excellence Award

The Procurement Round Table recognizes a federal acquisition professional with extraordinary business leadership or team participation in the design, development, or execution of an acquisition program or project that furthers an agency's mission. 

Shannon K. Sanders DISA/DITCO-Scott AFB/PL8313


Best Contract Management Magazine Article Award

This award was established in 1971 by one of NCMA’s founders, Norman Singer, and celebrates the best articles written for NCMA's Contract Management Magazine.

Susan Starr, CFCM Consolidated Nuclear Security, LLC 

Fellow Award

NCMA’s Fellow designation recognizes those who have made significant contributions to the field of contract management and NCMA. It is the second highest award given by the association. 

Leo Alvarez, CFCM, Fellow
Natalie H. Baird, CPCM, CFCM, Fellow
Jami T. Dinsmore, CPCM, Fellow
Michael Gauthier, CPCM, CFCM, Fellow
Kathrine Higley, CFCM, Fellow
Brendon J. Johnson, CPCM, CFCM, CCCM, Fellow
Marcus J. Reedom, CPCM, CFCM, Fellow
Darryl A. Scott, Fellow
Robert P. Sheehan, CPCM, CFCM, Fellow
Quyen Tran, CPCM, CFCM, CCCM, Fellow
Steve Woo, CPCM, CFCM, Fellow