Model Chapter and Chapter of Excellence

The Model Chapter Program was established in 2001 to promote the continuing relationship and open communication between NDIA and its chapters. The Chapter of Excellence Program was established in 2018 to encourage chapters to reach new and more challenging goals. Chapters are eligible to qualify for either Model Chapter or Chapter of Excellence status.


The deadline for submitting applications for FY24 is September 9, 2024.


FY24 Application


FY24 Criteria


Past Winners 

Congratulations to the 2023 Chapter of Excellence Chapters

Central Florida
President: Wells Barlow

Delaware Valley
President: Kathy Reynolds

Great Lakes
President: Nicholas Cucci

President: Ryan Bunge

President: Valde Garcia

Rocky Mountain
President: Thomas Walker

San Diego
President: Steve Boraz

Tennessee Valley
President: Corby Dellarocco

Washington, D.C.
President: Bruce VanSkiver

Congratulations to the 2023 Model Chapters

Aberdeen Proving Ground
President: David Jimenez

Greater Tampa Bay
President: Michelle Evanson

Wright Brothers Regional 
President: William (Bill) Leister


For questions about the Model Chapter/Chapter of Excellence Program, please email us at 

Updated March 2023