September 6, 2007

2007 The IAPP, Deloitte & Touche Seek Nominations For Privacy Professional Of The Year

Sept. 28 is Nomination Deadline for 2007 IAPP/Deloitte & Touche Vanguard Award

YORK, Maine -- Sept. 6, 2007 - The IAPP is inviting outstanding leaders in the privacy profession to compete for the annual IAPP/Deloitte & Touche Vanguard Award, which recognizes the privacy professional of the year.

The IAPP/Deloitte & Touche Vanguard Award winner will be announced October 23 at the IAPP Privacy Academy in San Francisco. The award will be presented to the winner December 11, 2007, at the second annual IAPP Privacy Dinner in Washington, D.C.

"The recipient of the Vanguard Award will epitomize for fellow privacy pros the qualities and contributions necessary to serve as an influential and outstanding leader in our profession," said IAPP President Kirk M. Herath, CIPP/G, Associate Vice President, Chief Privacy Officer, Associate General Counsel, Nationwide Insurance Companies. "The IAPP is proud to recognize the significant contributions of a single privacy pro who has a distinguished track record of leadership marked by innovation, creativity and influence."

Each nominee must be an IAPP member. IAPP members may nominate themselves, as long as they provide support letters from other privacy professionals. Nomination guidelines require no more than two support letters from other individuals. Candidates, or their nominators, must provide a one-page summary of accomplishments demonstrating outstanding leadership and innovation in the privacy profession during the past year, or cumulative career efforts.

The nomination deadline is September 28. All entries will be judged by the Executive Director and the Executive Committee of the IAPP's Board of Directors. The finalist will be presented to the IAPP's full Board of Directors, which will approve the final recipient.

Submit required materials with contact information for the candidate and nominator to:

Vanguard Award Nominations
170 Cider Hill Road
York, Maine 03909

Entries also may be emailed to peter@privacyassociation.orgThis e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it . No faxed applications will be accepted.

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The International Association of Privacy Professionals is the world's largest association of privacy professionals with more than 3,700 members in 32 countries. The IAPP helps to define and support the privacy profession through networking, education and certification. More information about the IAPP is available at