IRA Maryann Manning Outstanding Volunteer Service Award

The IRA Maryann Manning Outstanding Volunteer Service Award is an annual non-monetary award given annually to dedicated volunteers within North America and outside of North America.

Deadline for submission is November 15, 2014.

Eligibility Guidelines:

  • A dedicated volunteer who has made a lifelong commitment to a local, state, or provincial council within North America or to a local regional council or national affiliate outside of North America or IRA Special Interest Group. 
  • Candidates must have contributed significant volunteer service and been active for at least ten years.
  • Candidates must be nominated by an IRA council or affiliate president or coordinator.
  • Candidates must be IRA members.
  • Preference will be given to those candidates who have not already received major recognition from IRA (i.e. elected to the IRA Board, received the Special Service Award).

Nominee Information

Nominator Information

The application must include the following items:

  • Description of and Rationale for Nominee’s lifelong commitment of outstanding volunteer service to a local, state or provincial council within North America or to a local regional council or national affiliate outside of North America or IRA Special Interest Group (one page).
  • Educational Background and Career Summary (maximum two-page vita).
  • Maximum of three (3) letters of support citing outstanding volunteer service as required in guidelines. 

To upload your files please click on 'browse' to locate your document in your files than click on 'upload' to attach to form. 

If you are unable to upload, please send them via:

Mail (regular or express)
International Reading Association
IRA Maryann Manning Outstanding Volunteer Service Award
800 Barksdale Road
Newark DE 19711


 

 

 

 

 

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