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Currie Colket <[log in to unmask]>
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Dear SIGAda Members,
     SIGAda Extended Executive Committee (EEC),
     SIGAda Working Groups,
     Past Recipients, and
     Members of the Ada Community:

The deadline to nominate candidates for the SIGAda Awards is THIS FRIDAY!

TODAY is a good time to complete your write-up and send it in TODAY!!!

Details below.

Please help in this important program to recognize individuals or
organizations who have made a significant contribution to the Ada community.

Thank you in advance!

Currie Colket
Chair ACM SIGAda

-----Original Message-----
From: Currie Colket [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
Sent: Monday, September 27, 2004 1:00 PM
To: SIGAda Awards
Subject: Invitation to Nominate Candidates for SIGAda Awards; Nominations
Due 15 October 2004

Dear SIGAda Members,
     SIGAda Extended Executive Committee (EEC),
     SIGAda Working Groups,
     Past Recipients, and
     Members of the Ada Community:

On Wednesday, 17 November 2004, the 2004 SIGAda Awards will be presented in
a special morning plenary session at the SIGAda 2004 conference in Atlanta,
Georgia.  (See if you have
somehow missed announcements of this year's annual SIGAda international

We welcome your nominations of deserving recipients.

The ACM SIGAda Awards recognize individuals and organizations who have made
outstanding contributions to the Ada community and to SIGAda.  The two
categories of awards are:

(1) Outstanding Ada Community Contribution Award
    -- For broad, lasting contributions to Ada technology & usage.

(2) ACM SIGAda Distinguished Service Award
    -- For exceptional contributions to SIGAda activities & products.

Please consider who should be nominated this year.  You may nominate a
person for either or both awards, and as many people as you think worthy.
One or more awards will be made in both categories.

Please visit
and peruse the names of past winners.  This may help you think about the
measure of accomplishment that is appropriate.  You may be aware of people
who have made substantial contributions that have not yet been acknowledged.
Nominate them.  Consider what you believe to be the best developments in the
Ada community or SIGAda in the last year; the last 5 years; since Ada's
inception. Who was responsible?  Nominate them.

Please note that anyone who has received either of the two awards remains
eligible for the other.  Perhaps there is an outstanding SIGAda volunteer
who has won our Distinguished Service Award and who has also made impactful
contributions to the advance of Ada technology, or visa versa.  Nominate him
or her!

The nomination form is at the end of this message and on the SIGAda website
at  (You need to visit
this website to see past award winners' names, and also a picture of the
statuette which is the award among other things, so you don't nominate
someone who has already won an award in a category.) You may also submit
nominations on-line at:

The ACM SIGAda Awards Committee, comprised of volunteers who have previously
won an award, will determine this year's recipients from your nominations.

Call our attention to the people who are most deserving, by nominating them.
And please nominate by OCTOBER 15!

Your participation in the nominations process will help maintain the
prestige and honor of these awards.

Thank you,

Currie Colket
Chair ACM SIGAda

Please send the following to: [log in to unmask] by 15 October 2004.
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Name of Nominee: ___________________________________

Name/Address of Nominee's Employer (if known):


Category of Nomination:  (mark one or both)
   __X__ Outstanding Ada Community Contribution
         for outstanding Ada community accomplishments
   __X__ ACM SIGAda Distinguished Service Award
         for Distinguished Service as a SIGAda Volunteer or Leader

Accomplishments supporting this nomination:

[Note: Please be thorough in your description, since the awards
committee will use these narratives as the primary basis for selection.]

Affiliation(s) and position at time of accomplishments (if known):



Name of member submitting nomination:  __________________________________

Address/Phone/E-mail of member submitting nomination:  __________________

Please send completed nomination forms by 15 October 2004 to
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