The duties of the Awards Committee shall include:
-To announce and publicize the awards offered annually by the Society to solicit nominations from the members and the Chapters for recipients of those awards.
-To select, under rules established by the committee and approved by the Board of Directors, the recipient of each MES award.
-To advise the Board of Directors concerning the establishing and administration of the awards program.
-The membership of the Awards Committee shall be appointed each year by the President of MES, with the committee consisting of not less than five (5) members in good standing, not over two of whom shall be members of the Board of Directors and at least three of whom shall be long-time members of MES (ten years or more).