In 2002, the Award for Excellence to recognize federal agencies for their commitment to small business prime contracting. To determine a recipient, SEBAC evaluates federal procurement data along with pre-established criteria including the following key factors:
1. Agencies ability to meet or exceed projected goals for the fiscal year (Prime Contracts to Small Business
2. Agencies Quality and Quantity of Small Business Awards
3. Agencies Progress Towards Improvement in Attaining Goals (percentage increase and/or proven improvement)
The 2020 Award Winner is the U.S. Air Force Installation
Contracting Center (AFICC)/U.S. Air Force Civil Engineer Center (AFCEC).
SEBAC President, John Dwyer will present the Award during SEBAC’s Virtual Awards Presentation and Networking Reception/Happy Hour event on November 12, 2020. Ms. Mary Urey-Streeper, Director, Small Business Programs Office, Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center (AFIMSC/SB), will accept the award. Click here for the press release announcing the award.
This year’s Sponsor of the Award for Excellence is the KOMAN Family of Companies.
Smith Manus Surety Bonds, an agency specializing in environmental, construction, and specialty bonds for all industries, and KEMRON Environmental Services are sponsors of the Virtual Networking Reception/Happy Hour.
The event is open to SEBAC members, invited guests, and small environmental businesses interested in learning more about SEBAC. To RSVP for the Award Presentation and Networking Reception, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or 202-775-8400.
The 2019 Award Winner is The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Headquarters.
Lt. General Todd T. Semonite, Chief of Engineers and Commanding General, was on hand to accept the award during SEBAC’s Annual Networking Reception and Award for Excellence Presentation on Wednesday, November 20, at 7:00 p.m. at the Dallas Convention Center, the same venue as the SAME Small Business Conference. Click here for the press release. Click here for a thank you note from General Semonite.
The U.S. Air Force is the Recipient of the 2018 Award for Excellence
The U.S. Air Force represented by the U.S. Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center and its primary subordinate units, the Air Force Installation Agency and the Air Force Civil Engineer Center is this year’s winner of the Award for Excellence in Awarding Small Business Prime Contracts. Mary S. Urey-Streeper, Director, Small Busines Programs Office for AFIMSC, was on hand to accept the award. Click here for the press release announcing the award. The Award for Excellence this year was sponsored by ECC, KEMRON, and PilieroMazza.
Award Presentation: Mary Urey-Streeper, Award for Excellence recipient and Monica Cooper, Award for EXcellence Chairperson
In the above photo from left to right: Ashok Mehan (FEDMINE.US), David Bluestein (ECC), Monica Cooper (CAPE), John Dwyer (KEMRON), Mary Urey-Streeper, Tony Franco (PilieroMazza) and Archisha Mehan (FEDMINE.US)
Mary Urey-Streeper and members of her staff.
The U.S. Army Office of Small Business Programs Is the Recipient of the 2017 Award for Excellence
This was the second time the Office of Small Business Programs under the leadership of Mr. Tommy Marks received the SEBAC award. Mr. Marks was on hand to receive the Award during our Networking Reception in Pittsburgh, PA on November 15, 2017. KEMRON and EA cosponsored the Award.
2016 Award for Excellence Presented to the U.S. Army Office of Small Business Programs
Pictured above: John Dwyer, SEBAC President; Tommy Marks, Director, Army Office of Small Business Programs; Monica Cooper, SEBAC Director and Chair, Award for Excellence Committee; and Fritz Meyer, representing EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, co-sponsor of the Award for Excellence. Tony Franco, representing PilieroMazza, a cosponsor of the award, was unavailable for the photograph. The data to determine the recipient was prepared by FEDMINE.US
2015 – Why No Recipient? The Numbers Tell the Story.
AFICA/AFCEC Is the Recipient of the 2014 Award for Excellence
Receiving the Award from Award for Excellence Committee Chair Monica Cooper is Joe Sciabica, Director, Air Force Civil Engineer Center
“U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo District
Lieutenant Colonel Owen Beaudoin, District Commander, Sherrie Plonski, Deputy for Small Business, Pam Mazza, Award for Excellence Co-Sponsor and Managing Partner at PilieroMazza, and Dennis Morgan, SEBAC President
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Small Business Programs
Pictured above are SEBAC President, Dennis Morgan, Jackie roison-Burnett and Monica Cooper, Award for Excellence Chairperson
U.S. Department of the Army
Pictured above are Dennis Morgan, President, Monica Cooper, Vice President, and Jackie Robinson-Burnette, Associate Director, USACE Office of Small Business accepting the award on behalf of Tracey Pinson, Director the U.S. Army’s Small Business Programs
U.S. Department of the Army Office of Small Business Programs
Pictured above are John Rupnik, SEBAC President and Peggy Butler,
Mentor-Protege Program Manager, Office of Small Business Programs,
Department of the Army
SEBAC Presents the Award for Excellence to
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Headquarters Small Business Office
Pictured above are Paul Murphy, President of Eagle Eye, John Rupnik, President of SEBAC, Anthony Bell, Chief of the Small Business Programs Office, and Christine Godfrey, Deputy Chief, Environmental Community of Practice.
SEBAC Presents the Award for Excellence to U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Small & Disadvantaged Business Utilization
Pictured above are Paul Murphy, President of Eagle Eye, Theresa Alvillar-Speaker, Director, Office of Small & Disadvantaged Business Utilization and Ken Fillman, Chairman, SEBAC DOE Committee
SEBAC Presents Award for Excellence to United States Navy, Naval Facilities Engineering Command
SEBAC Presents “Award for Excellence” to U.S. Army Engineering & Support Center Huntsville (USAESCH)’s Ordnance & Explosives (OE) Directorate
Pictured above are SEBAC president, Paul Goldsmith and Col. John Rivenburgh, Judy Griggs, and Lt. Gen. Carl Strock of the US Army Corps of Engineers. Paul presented the Award for Excellence prior to the Small Business Luncheon at the USACE Small Business Conference on December 1, 2004, at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, Virginia.
SEBAC Presents “Award for Excellence” to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
SEBAC President Ken Harris presented the Award for Excellence in Awarding Small Business Prime Contracts to Lieutenant General Robert B. Flowers, P.E., Commander and Chief of Engineers of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (US ACE). Ken presented the award on December 3, 2002, during the US ACE Small Business Conference luncheon at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, Virginia.