The Douglas Mooers Award for Excellence Nomination Process


In submitting a nomination for this distinguished award, please take into consideration the following criteria (listed in order of importance) which the committee will use in determining this year’s recipient:

  • Influence on the development and promotion of the independent brokerage distribution system
  • Outstanding contributions to the life and/or health insurance industry
  • Active involvement in charitable, volunteer and or community/ local affairs

Categories of Nomination

Nominees may be active or formerly active:

  • Principal, associate or staff member of a NAILBA member agency
  • Officer or non-officer of a NAILBA exhibitor or sponsor company
  • Member of the Media
  • Educator, Regulator, Legislator

Rules of Nomination

Nominations must be submitted via the official nomination form. Additional comments can be submitted (on your office stationery) by a voting member from a NAILBA member agency or by an officer of a NAILBA exhibitor or sponsor company.

Nominations must include an overview of the individual’s charitable and volunteer work outside of the normal flow of business. There is no limit to the number of times a person may be nominated.

Once the formal nomination has been made, the Award Committee may personally interview you for additional information on your candidate. Incomplete nominations will be returned to the nominator for additional information.

The deadline to submit a nomination for the 2022 Douglas Mooers Award is September 16, 2022.