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Indian Health Service The Federal Health Program for American Indians and Alaska Natives

National Director's Awards

IHS National Director's Awards

Dr. Yvette Roubideaux, Director The Director of the Indian Health Service (IHS) recognizes individuals or groups of employees whose special efforts and contributions, beyond regular duty requirements, have resulted in significant benefits to IHS programs, priorities, or customers and fulfillment of the IHS mission.

Nominations are to be submitted for one of the four following award categories based on the nature of the act, service, or performance.

Award Categories & Criteria

IHS Director's Award
IHS Director's Award for Customer Service
IHS Director's Special Recognition Award
Luana Reyes Leadership Award

Award Nomination Form & Submission Instructions

The IHS National Director's Award nominations must be initiated and signed by the nominator and the award nominee's supervisor, then concurred and ranked by the Area Director (Areas only) or the respective Headquarters Office Director and Deputy Director (HQ only).

The Area Award Coordinators will coordinate the receipt and review of all nominations and rankings through their respective Area Director, and all HQ staff will submit nominations through their respective Office Director.

Area Award Coordinators must scan and email all nominations and rankings electronically to the IHS National Director's Awards Committee by close of business Friday, February 14, 2014. Nominations received after this date will not be considered.

If you have any questions, please e-mail the IHS National Director's Awards Committee.