Recognition and Awards

Driessnack Distinguished Service Award

  • Criteria:  Awarded to individuals who have made major contributions to project performance management policy, concepts, and practices, which have national and international implications.  This recognition is awarded to individuals who have provided critical contributions to the evolution of Earned Value Management and project planning and control standards, research, and education, and have promoted the exchange of theory, development, and application among project management professionals.
  • PRIDE Award

    (Personal Responsibility, Integrity, Dedication, and Excellence)

  • Criteria:  Awarded to an outgoing Executive Committee Officer of the Governing Board who has provided significant contributions and service to the CPM community. The nomination package must address personal responsibility, integrity, dedication and excellence.
  • President’s Award

  • Criteria Awarded to an individual by the CPM President to recognize special contributions by any member of CPM.     Nominees cannot be a member of the CPM Board.
  • Gary Christle Leadership Excellence Award

    Criteria:  The nominee will be a leader in his or her community and will have promoted an environment of cooperation whether it is between customer and supplier or within the government or a company.  This is not a one-time effort but ongoing examples of leadership by the nominee.

    Gaile Argiro Volunteer Award

    Criteria: The nominee will be an outstanding volunteer who has provided service to the College of Performance Management over an extended period of time. This award is not for a one-time effort but for ongoing example of service over time by the nominee.

    The nominee must have demonstrated exceptional commitment to volunteerism by helping support the needs of the CPM in a recognized Volunteer Position. The nominee should have demonstrated exemplary leadership, creativity, teamwork, and hard work in their service to CPM. The nominee should serve as a model and inspiration to other volunteers.

    The nominee must have demonstrated the ability to work in a collaborative manner with other team members, CPM members, CPM board members, the CPM staff and others.

    Potential areas for volunteer contributions include, but are not limited to:
    • Conferences, webinars, and educational programs of CPM
    • Research program
    • Certification program
    • Global collaboration in project performance management practice, education, and research