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June 13, 2019

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The Nancy Dix Community Achievement Awards

The Community Achievement Awards are named in honor of Nancy Dix, a founding member and former president of SDMAC. In addition to her highly successful career as a partner in the law firm of DLA Piper, Nancy Dix devoted more than 25 years of public service to San Diego supporting veterans, and the military, and defense communities. She was the driving force behind the development of the annual SDMAC Achievement Awards, and it was during her tenure as President in February 2007, that the first awards were held. Nancy Dix passed away in July of 2016.

 

Criteria for Nomination of a Military Unit or Individual:

A military organization or individual that has provided outstanding support or service to the San Diego community in a non-combat related activity or role that far exceeds normal expectations, responsibilities, and accomplishments of the unit, or individual.

Along with this application, please submit:

  1. A one-page summary (PDF format) describing the nominee's exemplary service to the civilian community.
  2. Supporting documents may include: official recognitions,

 Criteria for Nomination of a Civilian Organization or Individual:

Please indicate which of the below criteria is applicable to the nominee and include a summary which captures in detail the civilian organization’s or individual’s extraordinary contributions to that area:

  1. Supports the execution of the military mission in the San Diego area.
  2. Supports the preservation of military facilities and infrastructure in the San Diego area.
  3. Enhances the traditions, heritage, public image and reputation of the military in the San Diego area.
  4. Improves the quality of life for military members and their families in the San Diego area.

Along with this application, please submit:

  1. A one-page summary (PDF format) describing the nominee's exemplary service to the military community.
  2. Supporting documents may include: official recognitions, testimonials, multimedia and/or curriculum vitae (CV), resume of the nominee, etc.


The Rear Admiral Bruce Boland Lifetime Achievement Award

Named in honor of Bruce Boland, whose exemplary naval career spanned more than three decades culminating in his assignment as Commander Naval Base San Diego, followed by service as CEO of the United way of San Diego, a founding member of Veterans Village of San Diego, and the board of the San Diego Regional Airport Authority, this award recognizes an individual’s exemplary service to both San Diego’s military and civilian communities over a significant period of time.

Rear Admiral (RADM) Bruce Boland’s exemplary Naval career spanned more than three decades culminating in his assignment as Commander Naval Base San Diego, now Navy Region Southwest. After his naval service, RADM Boland joined San Diego County government including his role as Director of Public Works. He also served as President and CEO of the United Way of San Diego, was a founding member of the Rehabilitation Campus for Veterans Village of San Diego, and he was also an original member of the SDMAC Board of Directors. In addition to a lifetime of public service, RADM Boland contributed over 20 years of constant advocacy and support to the USO where he co-founded the first USO Center at San Diego International Airport.

RADM Boland was the architect of the strategy to defeat Proposition A, the plan to move commercial airport operations from Lindbergh Field to MCAS Miramar, which was defeated by a two-thirds majority. He also chaired the Terminal Development Committee which oversaw the $1 billion green build expansion. In 2006, then Mayor Jerry Sanders appointed RADM Boland to the board of the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority, where he served until shortly before his death in 2013.

His life was marked by achievement, leadership, and consistent action for the public good, and is a model of service to his country, region, and city.

Criteria for Nomination:

  1. An individual that has demonstrated exemplary service to the San Diego region in a variety of endeavors that provided significant contributions to both San Diego’s military community and civilian community.
  2. The exemplary service must have taken place over a significant period of time (not less than 20 years) and reflect positively on the ideals of leadership, public service, and dedication to country and the San Diego region embodied by RADM Boland.
  3. Individuals nominated must live in San Diego County and organizations must be based in San Diego.

Along with this application, please submit:

  1. A one-page summary (PDF format) describing how the nominee meets the criteria for nomination.
  2. Supporting documents may include: official recognitions, testimonials, multimedia and/or curriculum vitae (CV), resume of the nominee, etc.

DEADLINE: Nominations must be received in PDF format no later than April 15, 2019. Submit nominations and attachments via e-mail to

executivedirector@sdmac.org