PICRC calls for Nomination for the Tommy E. Remengesau, Jr. Environmental Award

Ann Singeo receiving the 2nd Tommy E. Remengesau Jr. Environmental Award during PICRC’s 19th Anniversary-Dinner Gala, with Maderngebuked- Tommy E. Remengesau Jr. . 

The Palau International Coral Reef Center (PICRC) is calling for nominations for the Tommy E. Remengesau, Jr. Environmental Award. Presented every other year during PICRC’s largest fundraising event of the year, the Anniversary Gala Dinner, this Award is meant to recognize an individual that has made significant contributions to conservation and management efforts in Palau.

PICRC’s Environmental Award, launched in 2016, was named after President Tommy E. Remengesau, Jr.; first recipient of the Award in 2016 for his leadership and vision in moving forward conservation efforts in Palau. In 2018, Direngerkiu Carol O. Emaurois accepted the award in 2018 for her contributions in research and science education. In 2020, Ann Singeo received the award in recognition of the significant contributions she had made to conservation and management efforts in Palau through her efforts with Ebiil Society.

In celebration of PICRC’s 21st Anniversary on January 20, 2022, PICRC is now accepting nominations for the 2022 Tommy E. Remengesau Jr. Environmental Award. The recipient of this award will be a keynote speaker at PICRC’s Anniversary Gala Dinner. Nominations are open to the general public. Proposals can be submitted by following the link to the online Google Form https://forms.gle/LFeXER439Bgov6QSA also found on our Facebook page.h

The online form will simply ask for the name of the nominator (person nominating), and the name of the nominee (person being nominated). Users unable to access online platforms may submit their proposal in person or by calling PICRC by calling 488-6950. Please submit the names of both, the nominator and the nominee.h

Deadline for submission is Dec. 3, 2021. For any questions, please do not hesitate to call PICRC at (680) 488-6950.