SENATOR JOE HAYNES AWARD
Nominations are now closed for 2023
In 2003 the “Senator Joe Haynes Award” was established to honor and recognize individuals who demonstrate outstanding performance which serves to enhance the public safety profession,
is an advocate for 911 and its advancement in Tennessee, and
contributes to the goals and mission of the TENA organization.
It may be given to a citizen, a legislator, or a Board member.
This award is not always given annually.
The nominee must be actively employed by, or recently retired (last calendar year) from one of the following;
An Emergency Communications District or Board;
A Public Safety Answering Point, or Public Safety Dispatch Center;
The State of Tennessee;
An Industry Partner that does business with TN PSAP’s/ECD’s and that serves one of the aforementioned categories.
The nominee’s ECD must be a TENA member in good standing.
Must have enhanced the public safety communications profession.
Must have gone beyond the ordinary to protect Tennessee’s citizens and property, or must have contributed significantly to the public safety profession.
Must be an advocate for 911 and its advancement in Tennessee
Must be someone that contributes to the goals and mission of the TENA organization
Nominator must document evidence of the individual’s actions and accomplishments in the area of his or her work with public safety communications and 9-1-1.
Nominations must be received by TENA no later than August 16, 2023
The Senator Joe Haynes Award Committee will determine the recipient of this award as nominated by the TENA membership. There will be no nominees for the award serving on the award committee.
Past award winners may be considered for future awards if they have made additional outstanding contributions since the previous awards, that are worthy of recognition.
Lack of nominations or lack of unanimous decision of the Joe Haynes Award Committee will result in no award being given for that year. This award recognizes outstanding performance, not every year will have a recipient.
PREVIOUS AWARD WINNERS
2003 Lynn Casey, ENP
2005 Anthony Haynes
2006 Duple Travillion
2007 Lynn Questell
2008 Kim Augustine, ENP
2009 David Gleason, ENP
2010 Ike Lowry
2011 Buddy Shaffer
2012 Randy Porter
2013 Jennifer Estes, ENP
2014 Raymond Chiozza
2015 Bob McNeill, ENP
2016 Jamison Peevyhouse, ENP
2017 Roger Hager, ENP
2018 Ned Patterson
2019 John Stuermer
2020 Senator Janice Bowling
2021 Stephen Martini, ENP
2022 Maureen Culberson
INSTRUCTIONS FOR SUBMITTING NOMINATIONS
Indicate your nomination on the online form below. Please provide all information requested. Submit the form as indicated with any appropriate documentation for this nomination.
The Senator Joe Haynes Award will be presented at the Opening Session on Monday morning