Please Note: We are aware of fraudulent job postings for positions at the William G. McGowan Charitable Fund. We are not hiring at this time.


The Award schedule runs from October through June


Nomination portal opens

The selection committee begins reviewing nominations for eligibility and merit on a rolling basis.


Nominations close

The selection committee continues its work, scoring candidates on their commitment to values-based leadership.


Winner is notified and confirms availability

The selection committee makes its choice. The winner confirms availability to accept the award and consents to media availability on behalf of the award.


Award presented

The award is presented Sunday, June 23, 2024, at the Society for Human Resource Management Annual Conference & Expo in Chicago.