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APAC Issues Call for Award Nominations

The Federal Asian Pacific American Council (FAPAC) has issued a call for award nominations, with a deadline of Feb. 28.

The Dr. Howard K. Koh Award for Excellence in Leadership at HHS recognizes an individual who exemplifies outstanding leadership, service integrity and excellence and has significantly contributed to the mission of HHS. The nominee needs to be a member of the Asian American/Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander (AANHPI) community and a current HHS employee. 

The Dr. Francisco S. Sy Award for Excellence in Mentorship at HHS recognizes an employee who has provided exceptional mentorship to others from the AANHPI community, fostering their growth and development. 

The recipients receive a 1-year FAPAC honorary membership, a $300 honorarium and will be recognized during the Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Celebration in May.

The application package should include the nominee’s curriculum vitae and a narrative of less than a page supporting the candidate’s nomination.   

Send nominations or questions to Dr. Xujing Wang,, (301) 451-2862 and Dr. Jean Yuan,, (301) 827-7245.

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