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New Mexico Section Annual Awards

Recognition & Award System for New Mexico SRM

LUNCH AT THE AWARDS ASSEMBLY WILL BE PROVIDED BY THE NMSRM TO ALL INVITED SPEAKERS AND AWARD RECIPIENTS INCLUDING THE HIGH SCHOOL 1ST AND 2ND PLACE HIGH SCHOOL YOUTH FORUM WINNERS.

ALL AWARDS WILL BE SELECTED BY THE AWARDS COMMITTEE CHAIR AND A PANEL OF PAST SECTION PRESIDENTS WITH THE EXCEPTION OF THE HIGH SCHOOL YOUTH FORUM, WHICH IS SELECTED THROUGH A STATE CONTEST HELD IN NOVEMBER EACH YEAR

ALL NOMINATIONS FOR THE "EXCELLENCE IN RANGE MANAGEMENT", "RANGELAND MANAGER OF THE YEAR"and "RANGELAND INNOVATOR OF THE YEAR" MUST BE POSTMARKED BY OCTOBER 31 and MAILED TO THE NMSRM AWARDS COMMITTEE CHAIR

NAMES OF THE RECIPIENTS FOR THE "HIGH SCHOOL YOUTH FORUM" and "PRESIDENT'S AWARD (S)" MUST BE SUBMITTED TO THE NMSRM AWARDS CHAIR BY DECEMBER 1.

PRESIDENT'S AWARD

PLAQUE(S) TO BE GIVEN RECIPIENT(S) AT THE ANNUAL MEETING

Given at the discretion of the President for outstanding service to the president and the section over the past year.

RANGELAND INNOVATOR OF THE YEAR

(Maximum of 1 award annually but given only if warranted)

PLAQUE TO BE GIVEN TO RECIPIENT AT THE ANNUAL MEETING

MUST BE ACTIVELY ENGAGED IN RANCHING, LIVESTOCK FARMING OR PROFESSIONAL FIELD OF RANGELAND MANAGEMENT; MAY BE TEACHING, RESEARCH, ADVICE, COUNSELING, TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE, INFORMATION OR BUSINESSPERSON VITALLY INTERESTED IN BETTERMENT OF THE FIELD OF RANGE MANAGEMENT AND EXCEL IN ONE OR MORE OF THE FOLLOWING:

Demonstration of ingenuity in rangeland management Unique contributions to the profession of rangeland management Member of SRM

RANGELAND MANAGER OF THE YEAR

(Maximum of 1 award annually but given only if warranted)

PLAQUE TO BE GIVEN TO THE RECIPIENT AT ANNUAL MEETING

MUST BE ACTIVELY ENGAGED IN RANCHING, LIVESTOCK FARMING OR PROFESSIONAL FIELD OF RANGELAND MANAGEMENT, MAY BE ADMINISTRATION, TEACHING, RESEARCH, ADVICE, COUNSELING, TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE, INFORMATION OR BUSINESSPERSON VITALLY INTERESTED IN BETTERMENT OF THE FIELD OF RANGE MANAGEMENT AND EXCEL IN ONE OR MORE OF THE FOLLOWING:

Recognized leader accepted over large area of the state as being progressive, enterprising and looking ahead to improve range management. Interested in the promotion and advancement of the art and science of rangeland management. Farmer or Rancher active in local organizations (ie. FFA, 4-H, Soil and Water Conservation Districts, Weed Boards etc.) Professional should be active in societies and participate in meetings, contributor of technical information, either in popular or scientific outlets. Businessperson should display unselfish interest in range management, actively engaged in supporting programs and organizations. Preferably, thorough not required, a member of SRM. Must have made a contribution to the advancement of range management worthy of special recognition.

EXCELLENCE IN RANGE MANAGEMENT

PLAQUE(S) TO BE PRESENTED TO RECIPIENT(S) AT THE ANNUAL MEETING

Any Individual or Group actively engaged in, implementing, advocating, practicing, or stimulating any activity that results in the improvement, awareness, advancement, or education of Range Management. This honor is to be used to complement, recognize, and applaud any individual or group deserving recognition for efforts in Range Management.

HIGH SCHOOL YOUTH FORUM

PLAQUE(S) TO BE PRESENTED TO THE WINNERS AT THE ANNUAL MEETING

MONETARY AWARD TO DEFRAY EXPENSES TO THE INTERNATIONAL SRM MEETING TO BE PRESENTED AT THE ANNUAL MEETING

Plaque will be presented to the 1st and 2nd place winner of the annual Highs School Youth Forum contest to be held in November of each year. Required expenses for the International High School Youth Forum will be paid by the NMSRM A monetary award will be given at the state SRM meeting to help defray travel expenses to International SRM meeting.

OUT GOING PRESIDENT PLAQUE

PLAQUE TO BE PRESENTED TO THE OUT GOING PRESIDENT AT THE ANNUAL MEETING