Social Work Awards

Social Work Awards Committee
The Social Work Awards Committee (SWA) is responsible for ensuring the nomination and selection process is consistent, transparent, and unbiased each award season. The purpose of the Social Work Awards Committee is to celebrate the good work of social workers, raise awareness for the profession of social work, and highlight the tenants of social work ethics and values.
Members

Chair

Jeanne Finch, DSW, MSW, LCSW-R

Members

Alice Ackerman, BA, MSW/Ph.D. Candidate

Sarah Smith, BSW, MSW Candidate

Veera Mookerjee, Ph.D., LMSW

Olivia Knox, BSW, MSW Candidate

Katharine Dill, MSW, Ph.D.

Matthew Mackey, BA. MSW Candidate

Virginia David, LMSW

 

Submit inquiries to NASW-NYS Executive Director Samantha Fletcher at sfletcher.naswnys@socialworkers.org.

Committee Responsibilities
  • The Social Work Awards Committee shall be formed at the beginning of each award cycle (i.e. in August for July awards the following year)

  • Serving on the Social Work Awards Committee will disqualify members from being eligible to nominate or be nominated for ANY AND ALL awards during any award season in which they serve.

  • The Social Work Awards Committee shall be responsible for updating and maintaining the criteria for each award every award season.

  • The Social Work Awards Committee is responsible for determining awardees based on a clear and transparent, unbiased, selection process.

Contact us.

Submit inquiries to NASW-NYS Executive Director, Samantha Fletcher, at SFletcher.naswnys@socialworkers.org