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Know Someone Special at IMA?

Dedicated volunteers are the heart of IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants) – and why we’ve achieved so much in our nearly 100 years of service to the management accounting profession. Help us recognize members who exemplify this spirit, who empower others and the profession through their service, leadership, and innovation.

Members are invited to nominate outstanding volunteers for the following prestigious IMA Global Awards – all nominations must be submitted by March 23, 2018:

  • IMA Champion: provides volunteer service “above and beyond the call of duty”
  • Exemplary Board Member: serves as an example for all Board members to follow
  • Lifetime Achievement Award: shows extraordinary leadership and dedication to IMA over a lifetime of service
  • Exemplary Young Professional: displays an “outstanding and creative approach to problem solving”

Note: IMA will not accept self-nominations.

Pat Stefanczyk, CAE, IMA vice president of governance and volunteer relations, said, “The IMA Global Awards are an opportunity to celebrate the sacrifice and excellence of our outstanding volunteers. Our organization thrives on their leadership and service, and we wouldn’t be where we are today without the commitment and dedication of our members around the world. We invite all members to put forth the names of those individuals who stand out from their peers and inspire all of us through the example they set.”

All nominators will be required to answer six essay questions about their nominee, as well as submit a bio on the nominee’s accomplishments and an application form.

For more information and to nominate someone, please visit on the IMA website. For questions, please email