MICC employees receive NISH awards
June 3, 2011
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Two Mission and Installation Contracting Command employees received national recognition for their support of individuals with disabilities during the 2011 NISH Conference May 22-25.
Pamela Munoz and Deborah Ault were honored by the National Institute for the Severely Handicapped, one of two national, nonprofit agencies designated by the Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled to support nonprofit agencies participating in the AbilityOne Program.
The AbilityOne Program provides employment opportunities for people who are blind or have other significant disabilities by procuring federal contracts for goods and services.
Munoz, director, Mission Contracting Center-Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., was awarded the NISH’s Government Award for Services in the military category. She also received the 2011 Outstanding Contribution Award for her efforts in support of the AbilityOne Program and People Who Are Blind or Have Other Significant Disabilities.
Ault, chief of contracting, Mission Contracting Office-Fort Knox, Ky., received an AbilityOne Procurement Champion Award for her support in providing jobs for people with severe disabilities through federal contracts.
Munoz and Ault also were featured speakers during the What Customers Want Seminar of the 2011 NISH Conference.
The MICC is responsible for planning, integrating, awarding and administering contract s in support of the Army’s generating force including the Army commands, direct reporting units, U.S. Army North and other organizations.