- Provide a description of specific accomplishments of the nominee. Support materials can be included in the form of articles, letters, photos, or other documentation. No self-nominations will be considered.
- Provide a brief summary of the nomination for potential use during the awards ceremony.
- A separate nomination must be completed for each award/person nominated.
- Award nominations will be accepted January 1st until 30 days prior to the conference start date.
Florida CERT Association Awards:
Silver Star Award
Presented to an individual in Florida whose dedicated, unselfish and enthusiastic service has contributed to the growth and development of the CERT and Emergency Management communities.
Distinguished Service Award
Presented to a long-standing Florida CERT volunteer who has demonstrated extensive leadership through sustained and significant contributions to the CERT organization.
Florida CERT Team of the Year
Presented to the Community Emergency Response Team that created/implemented an initiative and/or innovation that improves the ability of their CERT program to achieve innovative and sustainable practices in emergency management to make their jurisdiction safer, stronger, better prepared, and more resilient (e.g. in the areas of public education, training and engagement; government/non-government partnerships and integration of services, capacity building, etc.)