MARS Achievement Recognition Certificate

About the MARS Achievement Recognition Certificate To recognize excellence in service to MARS.

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Award and Frequency

The certificate shall consist of a citation, to be read at the presentation and then presented to the recipient. Other appropriate items may be awarded but are not required.

This award is given out on an annual basis.


An individual who is a current member of MARS, and has been an active member for the past two years. The recipient must have made either (1) sustained contributions toward attaining the goals of MARS, or (2) a single, significant contribution that has resulted in a positive impact upon the work of the section.

Application Instructions

To nominate someone, please send the candidate’s name, contact information, and brief statement of why you think they should receive the award to the committee chair.

Contact Information

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The awardee should be informed of his/her selection in person or by a personal phone call from the MARS Chair within 30 days, to be followed by a formal letter from the MARS Chair.