Award Procedures

Biometrics Working Group awards: Nomination and Selection Procedures

Award of Excellence

Special recognition award

Appreciation awards

Award of Excellence

Criteria:

Selection:

The Advisory Committee Chair will serve as the chair of the Award of Excellence screening committee. As chair of the screening committee, the chair can select other members of this committee. The chair will also submit an article to the first BWG Newsletter following the annual business meeting. This article will solicit nominations for this award. The committee chair will receive the nominations, sharing them with the screening committee, and submit the committee’s selection to the Executive Board for approval. This selection process should be complete at least 30 days before the annual meeting for the Biometrics Working Group.

Special Recognition Award

Criteria:

Selection:

The Advisory Committee Chair will serve as chair of the Special Recognition Award screening committee. As chair of the screening committee, the chair can select other members of this committee. These members may be the same as for the Award of Excellence screening committee. The chair of the committee will submit an article to the first BWG Newsletter following the annual business meeting. This article will solicit nominations for this award. The committee chair will receive the nominations, sharing them with the screening committee, and submit the committee’s selection to the Executive Board for approval. This selection process should be complete at least 30 days before the annual meeting for the Biometrics Working Group.

Appreciation Awards

The Past-Chair of the Biometrics Working Group will chair the selection committee for the Appreciation Award. This individual may select others to help in this process. The Executive Board will review and vote on those individuals (up to 5) that the chair of the selection committee brings forward to the Board. If a Board member is among the nominated individuals, this member will not be included in the discussion or voting process. This selection process should be complete at least 30 days before the annual meeting for the Biometrics Working Group.