Nominations are now open and will be accepted until January 16, 2020 and are to be transmitted electronically during this period using the Award Nominations Form.
The Homer Maxey Award honors foreign-trade zone professionals who have made outstanding contributions and provided significant support to NAFTZ advocacy. The award is named for Homer Maxey the former head of FTZ #9 in Hawaii, first president of the NAFTZ at its creation in 1973, honorary NAFTZ life member, and legendary advocate for the Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) program. One award may be conferred each year.
Criteria and Eligibility
NAFTZ members are invited, annually, to suggest nominees in writing with substantiating evidence. Nominations should state outstanding contributions that the nominee has made to advance the FTZ industry and support NAFTZ advocacy initiatives. NAFTZ active members or staff may nominate an active or lifetime member. Self-nomination is permitted.
The Selection Process
The NAFTZ solicits nominations for the awards from all members of the FTZ community. The Advocacy Committee will review submitted materials and make a recommendation on a recipient to the Board for final approval.
Submitting Your Nomination
Read the awards criteria and eligibility requirements before making your recommendations.