NASDA Honor Awards Program

Since 1972, NASDA has conducted our annual honor awards program for employees of the state departments of agriculture. It has become an important part of our annual meeting program and gives recognition to outstanding professionals who work for NASDA members.

Congratulations to our 2017 NASDA Honor Awards Recipients:

Ambassador's Circle Award: Dennis Kelly, Head, State Affairs, Syngenta
James A. Graham Award for Outstanding Service: Joe Reardon, Assistant Commissioner for Consumer Protection, North Carolina Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services
Honor Award for Communications: Donna Gilson, Sr. Communications Specialist, Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection
Douglass – Irvin Administration Award: Kristy McCabe, Finance Director, Virginia Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services

Nominations for the 2018 cycle will occur in July.

Honor Award for Communications: Donna Gilson, Sr. Communications Specialist, Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection
Ambassador's Circle Award: Dennis Kelly, Head, State Affairs, Syngenta
James A. Graham Award for Outstanding Service: Joe Reardon, Assistant Commissioner for Consumer Protection, North Carolina Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services
Douglass – Irvin Administration Award: Kristy McCabe, Finance Director, Virginia Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services