Northwest Fisheries Science Center

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Diversity Council Best Practices Award

The Best Practices Award is a "grass-roots" based award that recognizes managers (or management groups) with outstanding leadership competencies who strive to create the model work environment, thus resulting in a high level of commitment from employees. Recipients receive a plaque from the NOAA Administrator.

Center Recipients

2001 Julie A. Peddy
For demonstrating the new spirit of leadership and practicing behaviors that align people with NOAA's business and diversity strategies, and creating an environment of inclusion where all can excel in accomplishing NOAA's mission.

2001 Dr. Robert N. Iwamoto
For demonstrating the new spirit of leadership and practicing behaviors that align people with NOAA's business and diversity strategies, and creating an environment of inclusion where all can excel in accomplishing NOAA's mission.