Apply Now for the Major General Arthur T. Dean Chairman's Award 2023!


The Major General Arthur T. Dean Chairman’s Award gives CADCA’s President and CEO, General Barrye L. Price the opportunity to recognize an NCA coalition graduate who distinguishes themselves by applying and operationalizing what they learned throughout the academy experience. Past winners of this award have shown outstanding knowledge, understanding, and application of the information taught at the NCA in their coalition’s strategies and efforts.

This award encourages coalitions to reflect on their academy experience and provide examples showcasing their outstanding achievement, by integrating what they have learned into their coalition work. Winners receive one (1) complimentary registration to the 33rd National Leadership Forum, and will speak to their coalition work during the NCA graduation, happening on January 31, 2023, during Forum.

This award opens the door to more possibilities at CADCA for your coalition, such as future leadership and coalition development opportunities. Past winners have been involved in special coalition projects, recognized through CADCA’s Coalitions Online newsletter and social media outlets, and received other awards (e.g., GOT Outcomes!).

What are the Requirements to Apply?

  • Must be participating in the 2022 National Coalition or State Academies
  • Attended all three weeks of the NCA or State trainings
  • Must be in good standing to graduate at the 2023 NCA graduation

Join the Chairman’s Award Informational Webinar on Wednesday, September 28th, 2022 at 1:00 PM Eastern Time to learn more


Application Deadline: Monday, November 14, 2022 

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