Natural Resources Conservation Service
P.O. Box 311
3381 Skyway Drive
Auburn, Alabama 36830
May 24, 2006
ALABAMA BULLETIN NO. AL190-6-9
SUBJECT: ECS – Nominations for the Annual Jerry L. Johnson Award
Purpose. To notify NRCS personnel to submit nominations for Jerry L. Johnson Award.
Expiration Date. September 30, 2006.
Nominations Needed by: September 15, 2006
Alabama NRCS is seeking nominations for the annual Jerry L. Johnson Award. This
award is given for Excellence in Public Service through One's Family, Employment,
Profession, and Community. All employees of NRCS in Alabama are eligible. One
employee who exhibits the characteristics of Jerry Johnson’s spirit and concern for his
family, fellow employees, the environment, and his community will be recognized. The
recipient of the award will be presented a plaque and $1,000 during the annual meeting
of the Alabama Association of Conservation Districts.
Persons may nominate themselves or anyone whom they believe to be qualified.
Nominations must be submitted in writing on or before September 15, 2006. The official
nomination form is enclosed. Additional information about Jerry and the award is on the
Alabama NRCS website at:
For over 30 years, Jerry L. Johnson served conservation in Alabama. As NRCS State
Staff Forester, he worked with the conservation partnership to assist landowners with
natural resource concerns. His work and dedication positively impacted the forest,
wildlife, and water resources of our state. Jerry passed away on December 31, 2003,
after a lengthy battle with cancer only a few months after retiring from the agency.
The Jerry L. Johnson Award For Excellence in Public Service through One's Family, Employment, Profession, a