The purpose of the President's Award is to recognize those individuals for their significant achievements through a lifetime of effort and service to their Club(s), the club management profession and the CSCM. 

The call for nominations for the award shall be issued annually but the award shall not necessarily be awarded annually and shall not be limited to one recipient in any given year.


The nominee must:

  • Be an Active, International, Honorary Life or Alumni member in good standing of the CSCM;
  • Have a minimum 15 years of service in the club industry in a management capacity
  • Have offered distinguished service at the CSCM Branch level or on the CSCM National Board of Directors
  • Have demonstrated outstanding professionalism through his or her efforts and/or achievements in the club management profession
  • Have brought recognition to the club management profession in some significant or unique way
  • Have widespread support and respect of their peers in the club management profession (attach letters of support)


Nominations may be made either by a CSCM Branch or by the CSCM Board of Directors. There is no limit on the number of nominations made by any one Branch.

Nomination forms, complete with all supporting documentation (e.g. listing of achievements, letter of support), must be submitted to

All nominations shall be forwarded to the CSCM Awards Committee for review. The Awards Committee shall then submit a recommendation to the CSCM Board of Directors for approval at least one month in advance of the national conference.

As part of the evaluation process, the Awards Committee may conduct an interview.

Download Sample President's Award Submission


The award includes a personalized commemorative item and letter from the CSCM President to the recipient as well as the recipient's Club Board where appropriate.