Section and Focus Group Nomination Timeline

16 January 2017 Nominations submission site opens.
15 April 2017 Nominations submission site closes.
17 April – 7 May 2017 Section and Focus Group Award Chairs review nomination packages for eligibility and completeness.
8 May – 9 June 2017
Section and Focus Group Honors Committees review nomination packages and complete initial evaluations.

Individual committee reviews are summarized in preparation for committee deliberations.
12 June 2017
Committee recommendations are due to AGU Honors staff (via email: Report template will be made available on the committee chairs.

Section and Focus Group Chairs provide feedback on all nominations (successful and unsuccessful).
17 June 2017 Deadline for Section and Focus Group Presidents to approve committee selections.
19 June – 23 June 2017 Notification email sent to all nominators.
30 June 2017 AGU officially announces the 2017 Section and Focus Group honorees.
December 2017 AGU formally recognizes the 2017 Section and Focus Group honorees during the Honors Tribute, held at the Fall Meeting.