Black History Month

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the NOAA Chapter of Blacks in Government (BIG) are presenting another excellent and informative series of events for Black History Month 2011. The theme for this year’s Black History celebration is “A Time of Reflection: Celebrating African Americans with Successful Careers in Government.” One of the highlights of the anticipated events is the NOAA BIG Distinguished Service Award Ceremony, which gives recognition to NOAA employees who have consistently contributed outstanding service to NOAA and/or BIG to promote excellence in the workplace.

The NOAA BIG Chapter is requesting nominations for the third annual NOAA BIG Distinguished Service Award (DSA). The award will be presented to the recipient(s) during the February 8, 2011, Black History Month Program.

Details on eligibility and nomination procedures can be obtained by accessing the following link: NOAA BIG 2011 DSA Procedures

The NOAA Civil Rights Office and NOAA Chapter of BIG encourage you to help recognize NOAA employees’ with distinguished service during Black History Month 2011. If you have any questions about this award and the nomination process, please contact, Michelle Crockett, at 301-713-9882 or