The DoD SPWA Excellence in Leadership Award recognized individuals with
an extensive and distinguished record that demonstrates:

  • Active recruitment and management of women in developmental assignments
  • Strategic vision in redefining women’s roles and expectations
  • Advocacy in breaking down barriers and creating opportunities for women
  • A legacy of service enabling new prospects for achievement of women in the future

Excellence in Leadership Award Recipients
Mr. Howard G. Becker 2006
Ms. Elaine Rogers 2007
Ms. Jo A. Decker 2008
Mrs. Gail McGinn 2009
Jill W. Chambers 2010
HON Kathleen Hicks 2011
Ms. Sheila Earle 2012
HON Gladys J. Commons 2013
Regina Meiners 2014