Gloria Upperman Award Nominations

The State EMPAC Committee is pleased to announce a new award named in memory of Gloria M. Upperman, Vice-Chairwoman of EMPAC, who passed away last year. The Gloria M. Upperman EMPAC Activist Award was created to recognize SEANC members who have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to EMPAC through continued initiative and leadership resulting in lasting benefit to the membership.

With 39 years of service and membership, Ms. Upperman dedicated her life to SEANC, EMPAC, her community and church.

The first Gloria M. Upperman EMPAC Activist Award will be given at the 2018 SEANC Convention.

Nominations: Nominations for the award shall be submitted to Tony Booe (tbooe@seanc.org) by August 1, 2018 using the attached nomination form. Recipients will be recognized at the SEANC Convention.

Eligibility: Nominees must be a member in good standing of SEANC and a contributor to EMPAC. The committee will consider the following criteria when evaluating nominees:

  • Participation in EMPAC activities at the state and district levels, which may include committee membership and leadership, fundraising, administration, candidate interviews and endorsement, and volunteer campaign work for EMPAC-endorsed candidates.
  • Participation in SEANC activities at the state and district levels, which may include committee membership and leadership, member recruitment, and grassroots political activities.

Gloria Upperman Award Nomination Form