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Update: FAPAC 2014 Civilian and Military Awards Winners Announced  

The Federal Asian Pacific American Council (FAPAC) congratulate the winners o this year's Civilian and Military Awards. Please go to Message Center for the press release and winner list.

               FAPAC 2014 Civilian Awards 

The Federal Asian Pacific American Council (FAPAC) is soliciting nominations for the FAPAC 2014 Outstanding Civilian Individual Awards from Federal agencies and the District of Columbia  government.  The base period of performance shall be the period from October 1, 2012 to September 30, 2013. Download fillable Civilian Award Form 

The awards will be given out at the 29th National Training Program to be held from May 5th to May 9th, 2014 at the Sheraton Charlotte Hotel, Charlotte, North Carolina. The purpose of this award is to recognize individuals who have made significant contributions to the advancement of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) and the promotion of diversity and inclusion among the Federal and District of Columbia Government work force and the AAPI communities. 

The Award Categories are:

  • 1)           Outstanding Individual Leadership:
  • Individual who has shown bold leadership and innovative ways in promoting Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), Affirmative Action and Diversity.
  • 2)           Excellence in Individual Achievement:

Individual who has shown the greatest contribution toward the AAPI representation at all levels as compared to the total AAPI population as a whole.

3)       Diversity Excellence:

Individual who has shown a remarkable contribution towards diversity and inclusion through collaboration and against all odds.

Please send nominations package in .pdf format to

The selection criteria set forth in the nomination form will be used by panel of judges in evaluating the nomination.

Nomination package from a submitting Agency official must:

1.             Ensure that complete information be provided for Nominee and the Nominating Official (see submission form attached).

2.             Ensure that his/her Nominating Official follow the selection criteria guidelines that best fit the Nominee for consideration as described below.

3.             Ensure that the Letter of Nomination by the Nominating Official does not exceed two (2) pages (single-spaced, 12 font size) that highlights and specifies the achievements related to Nominee for award consideration.  The Nominee’s curriculum vitae (CV) or resume may be attached to supplement the Nominating Official’s submission.

4.             Ensure that all documents and nominations be submitted by the Nominating Official NO LATER THAN March 21, 2014.

The Nominating Official must ensure that each agency is limited to one civilian nominee in each category and one nominee in each grade cluster: Grade 1-10, Grade 11-15, and SES.

A panel of judges will make the selection and notify individuals and nominating offices. Each awardee will receive a formal invitation to attend the award ceremony and one complimentary dinner ticket. Additional tickets may be purchased. FAPAC does not cover travel expenses of the awardees.

Questions in regards to the awards, please contact Liqun Wong or

          FAPAC 2014 Military Meritorious Service Award

Please follow the DoD memo and award procedure. 

DoD Memo

DoD Award Nomination Guide and Procedure