United Methodist Association of Communicators

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Nominations

How to Make a Nomination

To make a nomination for the Hall of Fame or Communicator of the Year award, read the criteria below and click on the link to fill out the online form. The deadline to submit a nomination is January 27, 2017. Awards will be announced at the UMAC Annual Meeting in Portland on March 24, 2017.

Nominations for 2016 UMAC Hall of Fame

When making a nomination for an award, please consider these criteria:

  • A minimum of 10 years experience as a United Methodist communicator, retired from full-time work at least three years. (May be living or deceased.)
  • Emphasis is placed on the significance of a nominee’s contribution to the communication ministry of the church and a record of excellence. Individual’s background may include multiple communication disciplines and also communication service beyond the job/church.

You can nominate someone online for the Hall of Fame.  Or, download and complete the PDF file and mail to Hall of Fame Nominations, c/0 Royya James, United Methodist Communications, 810 12th Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37203, 615-742-5461 or rjames@umcom.org.


Nominations for 2016 Communicator of the Year

When making a nomination for an award, please consider these criteria:

  • Active professional, currently serving in a communications role (at least three years of communication-related employment within the denomination)
  • UMAC member (nominations are made by UMAC members for UMAC members)
  • Recent striking achievements in communication (i.e., previous/current year)
  • Broad impact of the contribution
  • Vision-thinking beyond the present/immediate demands of the job, breaking new ground. 

Nominate someone online for Communicator of the Year nominations form. Download and complete the PDF file and mail to Communicator of the Year, c/0 Royya James, United Methodist Communications, 810 12th Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37203, 615-742-5461 or rjames@umcom.org.