Chapter Recognition Programs

View/Print 2018 Criteria for the Model Chapter Program and Chapter of Excellence Program

The Model Chapter Program was established in 2001 to promote the continuing relationship and open communication between National and its chapters. The Chapter of Excellence Program was established in FY 2018 that encourages chapters to strive to reach new and more challenging goals. Chapters are eligible to achieve Model Chapter or Chapter of Excellence status.

Recognition Programs run during the period of 1 October 2017 to 30 September 2018. Submissions to both programs are due no later than October 20, 2018. Once the award criteria have been met, chapter leadership should submit documentation to the Director of Chapters, Tanya Coogan (, for review and approval. Below please find program submission forms for your convenience. Their use is encouraged.

Model Chapter Submission Form 2018_Fillable PDF

Chapter of Excellence Submission Form 2018_Fillable PDF

Congratulations to the 2017 Model Chapters

Aberdeen Proving Ground
Central Florida
Delaware Valley
Greater Hampton Roads
Greater Los Angeles
Great Rivers
Gulf Coast
Lone Star
New England
Rocky Mountain
San Diego
Tennessee Valley
Washington, DC
Wright Brothers Regional

updated 1/30/18