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Star Chapter Award

The Star Chapter designation is awarded to recognize Chapters, their leaders, and staff for outstanding achievements in advancing the NTMA and the manufacturing industry.  Star Chapter status is determined by achieving a high score on the annual Chapter Organizational Questionnaire conducted in the fall of each year.  This survey measures a chapter’s level of organizational excellence, local influence and engagement with NTMA on a national level.  The NWPA Chapter has received Star Chapter status annually since the inception of the program. 

The NTMA Star Chapter of the Year is an additional award is given to the chapter with the highest score on the questionnaire.  The NWPA Chapter has been named the NTMA Star Chapter of the Year six times since the inception of the award in 2011, 2012, 2016, 2017, 2018, & 2019.     

Present for the 2019 awards ceremony in Austin, Texas [left to right]: Brandon Seitz (30 Under 30 Award), Greg Wasko (Chapter President 2018-2019), Clay Dawson (30 Under 30 Award), Andy Reinwald (30 Under 30 Award), Tami Adams (Chapter Executive), Bonnie Kuhn, Ken Kuhn (Chapter President 2012-2013)