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Press Release: International Stability Operations Association (ISOA) Announces Call for Nominations

Friday, February 24, 2017   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Howie Lind
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Due date for submissions is Friday, April 07, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 23, 2017) – The International Stability Operations Association (ISOA) is calling for nominations for the 2017 ISOA Achievement Awards ceremony and celebration recognizing individuals and companies for their outstanding work in the stability operations field.  The ISOA Spring Awards Dinner, where the awards will be presented, is scheduled for Thursday, June 1, 2017 at the National Press Club, Washington, D.C.

Statement by Howie Lind, the President and Executive Director of ISOA.

“The ISOA Awards Program is an opportunity to salute businesses who are going above and beyond the call of duty.  The ISOA Stability Operations Awards Program will honor the leaders in the government contracting community who exemplify the ISOA ideals of accountability, transparency, and ethics.  Your company has a chance to be recognized for your superior achievement by a prestigious panel of industry and government professionals will select the finalists and winners from a large pool of nominees.  We are excited to host this first annual awards evening for the stability operations industry.” 

Nominations will be accepted via on on-line form, and a downloadable form at  All nominations must be received on-line or via email to by Friday, March 31, 2017.   Early submissions are encouraged.

Eligible nominees include corporate members of the ISOA who are in good standing with the industry.  Companies may apply who are not members of ISOA, but to be selected as a finalist, your company must have joined the association.  The ISOA Stability Operations Awards will be awarded to companies who consistently demonstrate commitment to accountability, transparency, and ethics in the stability operations arena based on the size of your company – small, medium, large.  The top award for each size of company will be presented as a “Vanguard” Award.  Individual Awards recognizing sustaining support of ISOA and an ongoing commitment to the stability operations field will also be presented, for which nominations are not required.

Winners will be selected by our three independent judges and will be announced in April 2017.  The honorees will be recognized at the 2017 ISOA Dinner on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at the National Press Club, Washington, D.C.  For additional information about the Awards Program, please visit  For specific questions about the nomination process, please contact our awards committee members, Michelle at 202-344-9030, or Kelley at 202-680-9888.

We are planning to have a special guest speaker, and we welcome any companies who would like to be a sponsor for this event.  Potential sponsors can email their interest to the ISOA President, Howie Lind, at  Further sponsorship information is forthcoming.

About the International Stability Operations Association (ISOA)

The International Stability Operations Association (ISOA) is a global partnership of private sector and nongovernmental organizations providing critical services in fragile environments worldwide.  The ISOA seeks to promote ethical standards in operational contractor support through the ISOA Code of Conduct, to build key relationships within and across sectors in the stability operations space by identifying common interests, to advocate for the effective utilization of private sector services in fragile environments, and to facilitate business development opportunities for ISOA members by leveraging our extensive ISOA network.

About ISOA:

ISOA is a global partnership of private sector and nongovernmental organizations providing critical services in fragile environments worldwide.


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