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NTSA Announces New Volunteer Service Award

Education and Career Development

NTSA proudly announces the inaugural NTSA Richard Ford Volunteer Service Award.
This new award honors and promotes NTSA members’ volunteer and service work in two areas: both with NTSA in their tax-exempt retirement industry markets and also with the member’s local governmental and nonprofit communities. The award demonstrates to the retirement industry, tax-exempt and nonprofit communities, as well as clients and their supporting parties, that the excellence and social responsibility represented by NTSA members enhance their unique partnerships.
The NTSA Richard Ford Volunteer Service Award is being established in honor of the unique, lifelong volunteer efforts of Richard Ford, a lively and dedicated NTSA volunteer since its establishment, in the organization’s 30th anniversary year. NTSA officers, on behalf of the association and in unanimous conjunction with the NTSA Leadership Council, began the process of establishing the award following Ford’s death in March. 

Ford was an extraordinary community volunteer and promoter as well. As Chief Marketing Officer for PlanMember Financial Corporation, a leading NTSA Strategic Partner, he created, implemented and promoted the PlanMember “Make a Difference” Annual Award.

Nominations by ARA members begin Aug. 13, 2019.

The terms and conditions are available here:
The voting page is available here:

Kristine J. Coffey, CPC, CPFA, is NTSA’s 2019 President