Distinguished Service Award

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Selection Guidelines

The CMAA Distinguished Service Award recognizes a service provider member whose consistent actions, with a demonstrated record over a number of years, have made meaningful/extraordinary contributions to the advancement of the CM profession, such as mentoring, advocating, promoting, and selecting professional CMs.


  • Nominees must be a service provider member in good standing.
  • Individuals who have received this award in the past are not eligible.
  • Recipients may not be a serving member of the Association’s Board of Directors or Board of Governors.


Nominations should include:

  • A record of significant contributions to the practice of construction management and increasing understanding of the value of the CCM designation.
  • A record of meaningful contributions to the advancement of the CM profession through mentoring, advocating, promotion, and selecting professional CMs.
  • A record of involvement with CMAA and carrying out of CMAA's mission

Nominations Process

Individuals cannot nominate themselves, but can be nominated by any CMAA member, chapter, or committee. Self-nominations will not be accepted. The nomination must include a brief biography of the person being nominated and a narrative that highlights how the nominee has met the criteria. Nominations should include up to three letters of support.. We are now accepting nominations, which are due May 15, 2022.

Selection Process

The Selection Committee consists of members of CMAA’s Executive Committee. After careful consideration and deliberation, the Selection Committee will select a finalist. Upon selection, CMAA will notify the recipient of the award and they will be honored at CMAA2022.

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