NCMA Announced Program Year 2022 Award Recipients

Jennifer Knowlton
Senior Director, Marketing & Engagement
Phone: 571-382-1127
Email: [email protected]


Ashburn, VA – The National Contract Management Association announced recipients of the Lifetime Achievement Award, Innovation in Contracting Award, Outstanding Fellow Award, Fellow Award, Best Contract Management Magazine Article Award, and the Elmer B. Staats Contracting Professional Excellence Award. These outstanding achievements were honored at World Congress 2021.

“Congratulations to this year’s award winners,” said Kraig Conrad, NCMA Chief Executive Officer. “Each of these individuals have contributed to the advancement of the contract management and acquisition profession and I’m delighted we were able to celebrate these exceptional individuals at World Congress.”

This year’s winners are: 

Lifetime Achievement Award
Terry Raney, PhD 

Innovation in Contracting Award 
Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Chief Procurement Officer, Procurement Innovation Lab
Polly Hall, Sandra Oliver Schmidt, Trevor Wagner, Scott E. Simpson, and Nicolette Viering

Outstanding Fellow Award
Po Powell Collins, CPCM, C.P.M., Fellow
Donald E. Shannon, CPCM, CFCM, Fellow
Dr. Janice Smets, CPCM, CFCM, Fellow 

Fellow Award
Clara A. Anderson, CPCM, CFCM, CCCM
Joann Campbell-Maher, CPCM, CFCM, CCCM
Sheralyn Fallon, CPCM, CFCM
David P. Gragan 
Demetrius D. Kittrell 
Marcus H. Mattingly, CPCM, CFCM  
Sherrie N. Randall, CFCM 
Albert A. Rinaldi, CFCM
Allison R. Robertson, CFCM
Susan B. Thibodeaux, CFCM
Amanda S. Thompson, CFCM
Colleen Timmer, CFCM 

Best Contract Management Magazine Article Award
Dennis P. Longo; "Protest Prevention: Four Factors of Effective Market Research" 

Elmer B. Staats Contracting Professional Excellence Award
Michelle Rand



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