The Association of Government Accountants of Alexandria, Va., is accepting nominations for its national awards. The deadline to submit a nominee is Oct. 27.
The award recognizes financial professionals in federal, state and local government as well as the private sector. Federal employees are eligible to win in two categories.
• The Distinguished Federal Leadership Award recognizes individuals in the legislative or executive branches who have made outstanding contributions to enhancing government financial management.
• The Elmer Staats Award recognizes the achievements of federal professionals who throughout their careers have served as role models for others and who have consistently exhibited the highest personal and professional standards.