2018 National PELRA AWARDS 


Award of Excellence 



The National Public Employer Labor Relations Association presents The Award of Excellence to an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to management in the field of public sector labor relations.

The Award of Excellence represents NPELRA’s highest acknowledgement of the recipient’s dedication and achievement 
in the development of positive labor-management relations.

It signifies professional efforts, which have demonstrated creative and innovative leadership over an extended period of time. 

Pacesetter Award

NPELRA's Pacesetter Award is given to individuals, groups or organizations who  have made contributions to or whose accomplishments or innovations in the last two years have been significant to the labor and/or employee relations field.

President's Award

The President’s Award is granted in recognition of an individual's dedication, contribution, devotion and valuable service to the Association in fostering its purpose and goals.

Foundation Award

Anthony C. Russo Scholarship Award


The NPELRA Foundation is a nonprofit subsidiary of the National Public Employer Labor Relations Association (NPELRA). The Foundation provides scholarships to deserving graduate students studying labor and employee relations or a closely related field. The Foundation seeks to provide worthy graduate students interested in a career in public sector labor and employee relations with financial assistance.







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