Purpose and Criteria for Selection
The Society of Florida Archivists Award of Excellence recognizes outstanding contributions to the preservation of Florida's documentary heritage. Any person, institution, or exemplary program that has provided noteworthy leadership in the field, promoted excellence through outstanding achievements, or contributed significantly to the betterment of the profession may be considered for the award. Nominees are considered annually.
Examples of areas in which significant contributions might be recognized included, but are not limited to:
Promotion of the identification and preservation of Florida's archival and manuscript heritage
Implementation of noteworthy management innovations, or conservation and collection development programs
Encouragement of use and knowledge of archival holdings through a specific program
Promotion of professional education
Exemplary public programming efforts
Proven leadership in professional associations at state, regional, or national levels
Contributions to the Society of Florida Archivists in leadership or noteworthy committee work
Additions to the professional literature
Nominations and Submission Deadline
The call for nominations is distributed annually in February-March depending on timing of the Annual Meeting.
The Nominations for the 2020 Award is 1 July 2020.