Every year we ask our members for nominees for the five OMS Awards described below. This is your opportunity to give recognition to a worthy individual, organization, business or group that has contributed outstanding service to a team or to OMS during 2017.
Awardees are announced and celebrated at the annual meeting held during the Association Championship meet. The due date for submitting nominations is January 15, 2018.
How to submit your nomination(s):
- Read through the award descriptions below.
- Look through the list of past OMS Award Recipients to assure that the awards go to different nominees each year.
- Submit the name of the award, the nominee’s name and a brief explanation of why you think your nominee is deserving of the award. If you can, we would appreciate a photograph of the nominee for publication later.
- Email/mail your nomination information by Monday, January 15, 2018 to:
Susan Albright (OMS Awards Chair)
10750 SW Wedgewood St, Portland, OR 97225
Ballots will be prepared and emailed to the OMS Board and the two designated non-board members by January 20. Completed ballots will be due by January 31, 2018.
Annual OMS Awards
CONNIE WILSON MEMORIAL AWARD
Given to an individual who has made an outstanding, long-term leadership contribution to OMS and to Masters swimming.
OL’ BARN AWARD
Given to the individual who has shown outstanding leadership, dedication, and devotion throughout the year, to OMS and Masters swimming.
HAZEL BRESSIE SPIRIT – FEMALE AWARD
Given to the female who has shown enthusiasm and spirit to her team and/or other Masters swimmers during the past year.
GIL YOUNG SPIRIT – MALE AWARD
Given to the male who has shown enthusiasm and spirit to his team and/or other Masters swimmers during the past year.
SPECIAL SERVICES AWARD
Given to an individual, organization, business, or group that has gone the extra mile by contributing outstanding service to a team or to OMS.