The Chapter of the Year Award was established in 2008 by the International Board of Directors. This distinction is given annually to one chapter based on points awarded from the following criteria.
*Recipients of the award are provided with five complimentary registrations to the HTCIA International Conference & Training Expo. Travel and lodging are not included. A minimum of three registrations must be used by Chapter officers. Each officer will receive a plaque which is presented during the Conference and the Chapter will be recognized on the International website. *(Estimated cost not to exceed $2,000)
The Awards committee will determine the winning Chapter.
The oldest Chapter with the highest point total will receive the award. In the event of tie a random drawing will take place.
A Chapter cannot be awarded Chapter of the Year more than two consecutive times.
|1.||❒ 15 points||Chapter Election Results Form completed and submitted to the International Office by January 1, 2016. All Chapter Officers’ dues paid in full by March 31, 2016.|
|2.||❒ 25 points||Chapter Annual Financial Report, Statement of Chapter Accounts and Conflict of Interest Statement(s) submitted to the International Office by February 28, 2016.|
|3.||❒ 15 points||Chapter meetings held at least once a quarter. Provide minutes of meetings held October 2015 – June 15, 2016 (total of 3 meetings).|
|4.||❒ 10 points||Net increase of chapter membership of at least 10%.(July 1, 2015 – June 15, 2016)|
|5.||❒ 20 points||Sponsorship of new chapter (July 1, 2015 – June 15, 2016).|
|6.||❒ 15 points||Sponsorship of new school charter (July 1, 2015 – June 15, 2016).|
|7.||❒ 5 points||Major day long training event held between July 1, 2015 and June 15, 2016. Attach description and date of event.|
|8.||❒ 5 points,*Each event||Outreach by Chapter (NOTE: Only given if points are awarded in Items 1-4): Examples are: Providing speaker for other chapters training (paying all or some costs associated with speaker); Providing financial or material support to other chapter to assist in training; Internet safety with area schools; co-sponsor of training event with Infraguard, Electronic Crimes Task Force; Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force (ICAC); or similar non-profit organization.MUST PROVIDE DOCUMENTATION OF SAME|
|9.||❒ 5 points||In no more than 50 words describe why your chapter should be recognized as Chapter of the Year (Attach Separate Sheet).|
|Year Chapter was sanctioned by International Board of Directors.|
|Submitted by President|