SECTION 2. MEMBERSHIP AWARDS:

Awards in this category recognize the outstanding achievement of Regions, Chapters, Auxiliaries and members for recruiting and retaining members. (See Appendix E)

Outstanding Warrant Officer Recruiter
ELIGIBILITY: Any member who has recruited 5 or more members in the awards year
NOMINATION PROCEDURES: Automatic nomination by the Awards Committee for those who qualify
PRESENTED FOR: Outstanding recruitment of members
TYPE OF AWARD: Certificate of Appreciation
APPROVING AUTHORITY: National Awards Committee

Overall Best Region for Recruiting and Retention
ELIGIBILITY: Any Region with 3 active Chapters with the best overall recruiting and retention in the award year
NOMINATION PROCEDURES: Automatic nomination by the Awards Committee for those qualified
PRESENTED FOR: The Region with the best overall recruiting and retention rates
TYPE OF AWARD: Certificate of Appreciation / Streamer
APPROVING AUTHORITY: National Awards Committee

Overall Best Chapter for Recruitment and Retention
ELIGIBILITY: Any active Chapter that was nominated for either Best National Recruitment, Best Retention or Highest Recruitment
NOMINATION PROCEDURES: Automatic nomination by the Awards Committee for those who qualify
PRESENTED FOR: The Chapter with the best overall recruiting and retention rates
TYPE OF AWARD: Certificate of Appreciation / Streamer
APPROVING AUTHORITY: National Awards Committee

Highest Recruiting Award
ELIGIBILITY: Any active Chapter with the highest number of new members for the awards year
NOMINATION PROCEDURES: Automatic nomination by the Awards Committee for those who qualify
PRESENTED FOR: The Chapter with the highest number of new members
TYPE OF AWARD: Certificate of Appreciation / Streamer
APPROVING AUTHORITY: National Awards Committee

Best Retention Award
ELIGIBILITY: Any active Chapter with a 60% or better retention rate for the awards year
NOMINATION PROCEDURES: Automatic nomination by the Awards Committee for those who qualify
PRESENTED FOR: The Chapter who has the best membership retention rate
TYPE OF AWARD: Certificate of Appreciation / Streamer
APPROVING AUTHORITY: National Awards Committee

Best Recruiting Award
ELIGIBILITY: Any active Chapter that recruits 40% of their average Chapter membership for the awards year
NOMINATION PROCEDURES: Automatic nomination by the Awards Committee for those who qualify. Chapter must have been an active chapter for the full award year.
PRESENTED FOR: The Chapter with the best recruiting rate
TYPE OF AWARD: Certificate of Appreciation / Streamer
APPROVING AUTHORITY: National Awards Committee