SNA Member Awards SNA celebrates members who work every day to ensure well-nourished students across the country are prepared for success. Nominate an employee, manager, and/or director you know to be recognized for all of their great contributions! State Awards Toolkit Find tools and tips to promote the awards, judge nominations in your state and recognize winners! There are SNA awards to recognize every member type: Employee of the Year Award Manager of the Year Award, in honor of Louise Sublette Director of the Year Award National Industry Member of the Year Award Individuals may be nominated by peers, staff, colleagues, or supervisors for these awards. All nominees must be SNA members who hold a SNA Certificate in School Nutrition or the SNS credential throughout the entire awards nomination and judging process. Nominations are now being accepted online for the 2016-17 awards and are due by March 1, 2017.* All state, regional and national SNA award winners are recognized at the State Awards Ceremony at SNA’s Annual National Conference (ANC) each year. Award winners will receive the following: State winners will receive a certificate and ribbon. Regional winners will receive a pin, certificate, and $50. National winners will receive a plaque and an all-expenses paid trip to ANC, worth up to $1,000.*For Michigan: the deadline is September 1, 2016. *For California: the deadline is October 15, 2016. *For Alabama: the deadline is December 1, 2016. *For Pennsylvania: the deadline is February 1, 2017. *For Virginia: the deadline is February 1, 2017.