The ISOA Stability Operations Awards Program salutes businesses that are going above and beyond the call of duty. These achievement awards will honor the leaders in the government contracting community who exemplify the ISOA ideals of accountability, transparency, and ethics. We look forward to recognizing companies for their superior achievement with a prestigious panel of industry and government professionals who will select the finalists and winners from a large pool of nominees.
Eligible nominees include corporate members of the ISOA who are in good standing with the industry. Non-member companies may apply. However, to be selected as a finalist, the company must join 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 in categories based on the size of your company – small, medium, large. The top award in each category 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 May 2019. The honorees will be recognized at the 2019 ISOA Awards Dinner on Wednesday, June 5, 2019, at the Marriott Marquis Washington, DC.
U.S. Department of State
Conflict and Stabilization Operations
Rob Faucher is the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations. He was previously Director for the Office of Western European Affairs in the Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs, starting in August 2017. A career member of the Senior Foreign Service, class of Minister-Counselor, he has held positions as Director in the offices of UN Political Affairs (IO/UNP, 2015-17) and UN Specialized and Technical Agencies (IO/STA, 2013-15) in the Bureau of International Organization Affairs.
Rob joined the Foreign Service in 1985 and has served as Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassies in Belgium, Ireland, Suriname and Luxembourg. His other overseas postings include the Netherlands, the U.S. Mission to the European Union, and the United Kingdom. His prior Washington service includes Deputy Office Director on the EU Desk, Special Assistant in the Bureau of Intelligence and Research, and Attorney Advisor for the Middle East and South Asia in the Legal Adviser’s Office.
Born in Landstuhl, Germany to an Air Force family, Rob grew up in Phoenix, Arizona and holds BA and JD/MBA degrees from Arizona State University, an LLM degree in EU Law from Edinburgh University, and an MS degree in National Security Studies from the National Defense University’s National War College. His foreign languages include Dutch and French.
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