Person of the Year Award

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Selection Guidelines

The Person of the Year Award is given annually to a CMAA member who has made significant contributions on behalf of the construction management profession. This individual has a demonstrated record of unparalleled leadership, long-standing commitment to the association and the profession, and a record of impact because of his/her efforts.


  • Nominees must be members of CMAA.
  • This award may only go to an individual.
  • Award recipients may only receive recognition as Person of the Year once.
  • Recipients may not be a serving member of the Association’s Board of Directors or CMCI Board of Governors.


  • Significant contributions to the construction industry as they relate to the practice of construction management.
  • Significant contributions to elevating the profession through early education, mentoring, advocating for the profession as a professional service, recruiting new talent to the profession, or other demonstrations of leadership in this area.
  • Significant contributions and positive impact on advancing or changing the construction management industry and the practice of construction management.
  • Demonstrated commitment to increasing understanding of the value of the CCM designation.
  • Contributions to the growth and development of CMAA and advancing CMAA’s vision and mission.

Nominations Process

Individuals may only be nominated by a CMAA member, chapter, or committee. Self-nominations are not 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 for the individual. Deadline for submissions is 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 he/she will be honored at CMAA’s National Conference.

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