McFARLANE ENVIRONMENTAL LEADERSHIP AWARD 2013 Nominations Open
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also posted on our blog at <http://irf.posterous.com> bp]THE EUAN P. McFARLANE ENVIRONMENTAL LEADERSHIP AWARDFOR OUTSTANDING ENVIRONMENTAL LEADERSHIP IN THE INSULAR CARIBBEANThe Euan P. McFarlane Award was established in 1987 to provide recognition for persons demonstrating initiative, resourcefulness and leadership in promoting conservation and enhancement of the environment in the insular Caribbean, with priority given to the smaller islands of the eastern Caribbean.Euan P. McFarlane, after whom this award was named, was until his death in 1983 actively involved in environmental causes in the Caribbean. He was a former Treasurer and Board Member of the Caribbean Conservation Association, a Trustee of the Island Resources Foundation, and a founding member of the St. Croix Landmarks Society. Endowment funding for the award has been provided by the late Laurance S. Rockefeller (and subsequently with endorsement by the estate of Mr. Rockefeller), and the award program is administered by Island Resources Foundation, an independent, not-for-profit NGO dedicated to strengthening environmental planning for the development of small island states.Nominees for the McFarlane Award should be persons who have applied themselves to the preservation of the natural or built environment on one or more of the small islands of the Caribbean and whose career or avocation demonstrates an appreciation of and support for the advancement of environmental stewardship and balanced development in the Caribbean.
McFARLANE AWARD RECIPIENTS 1988-20121988 Mr. Yves Renard, St. Lucia1989 Mr. Mervin Williams, St. Lucia1990 Mr. Ronald Charles, DominicaMr. Arlington James, Dominica1991 Ms. Alissandra Cummins, Barbados1992-93 Mr. Kevel Lindsay, Antigua and Barbuda1994-95 Mr. Jalaludin Ahmad Khan, Trinidad and Tobago1996-97 Mr. Reginald Murphy, Antigua and BarbudaMr. Maurice Widdowson, St. Kitts1998 Mr. Andrew Simpson, St. Croix, US Virgin Islands1999 Mr. Ian Lambie, Trinidad and Tobago2000 Mr. David Robinson, Nevis2001 Mr. Charles Chavoudiga, Guadeloupe2002 Jacqueline and Larry Armony, St. Kitts2003 Dr. Brian Cooper, Antigua2004 Dr. Joth Singh, Barbados2005 Ms. Diana McCaulay, Jamaica2006 Mr. Raymond Walker (posthumously), British Virgin Islands2007 Dr. I. Earle A. Kirby (posthumously), St. Vincent and the Grenadines2008-09 Mr. Rueben J. Thompson, Sint Maarten2010 Mr. Albert Hugh “Errol” Harris, Dominica2011-12 Mr. Karim Hodge, AnguillaWHO IS ELIGIBLE?
Any resident of a Caribbean island is eligible for nomination, although priority consideration will be given to residents of the smaller eastern Caribbean islands. Any interested individual or organization familiar with the nominee may make a nomination. Self-nominations will not be accepted.CASH AWARD
Each selected McFarlane Award recipient will receive a US$1,000 cash award (there are no restrictions on the use of the award).
Nominations should consist of a letter application from the nominator, not to exceed three single-spaced typed pages, stating the background, accomplishments, and merits of the person nominated. The nominator must supply the names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses of at least 3 other persons familiar with the nominee's work and accomplishments, who could be contacted for additional information. Attachments that support the nomination (e.g., press clippings, testimonials, copies of publications, letters of endorsement, etc.) may accompany the letter but are not required and cannot be returned.AWARD CRITERIA
Nominations will be reviewed by an impartial committee of individuals familiar with the region, and the award will be based on an assessment of how well the nominee meets some or all of the following:· Nominee's role in increasing public awareness about conservation issues.· Nominee's achievements in helping to formulate public policy that balances economic development objectives with sustainable development goals.· Nominee's accomplishments in strengthening public or private sector institutions and organizations concerned with conservation, preservation, or resource management issues.· Nominee's role in developing, promoting, or assisting programs or policies which conserve or protect key elements of the natural or built environment in the Caribbean.· Nominee's potential for future environmental leadership in the insular Caribbean.Send Nominations To:
Euan P. McFarlane Environmental Leadership Award
Attention: Bruce Potter
Island Resources Foundation
1718 P Street Northwest, #T-4
Washington, DC 20036
Fax: 202.232.0748 Email:irf@...
Nominations must be postmarked by,
or emailed or faxed no later than 31st March 2013President-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+Island Resources Foundation40 Years of Planning for Small Island Conservation-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+---------Web Site------<http://www.irf.org/>------- Web Site-- -- -- -- -- -- Island Resources Foundation -- -- -- -- --1718 "P" St NW, # T-4Washington, DC 20036Phone: 202/265-9712 cell: 1-443-454-9044fax: 202/232-0748; E-mail: <bpotter@...>-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --Road Town, Tortola, BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDSPhone: 284/494-2723;orSt. Thomas, USVI, call: 340/775-6225-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+Promote Island Resources---Send Your $50 Membership to the DC Office-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+