Model Chapter and Chapter of Excellence

The Model Chapter Program was established in 2001 to promote the continuing relationship and open communication between NDIA and its chapters. The Chapter of Excellence Program was established in 2018 to encourage chapters to reach new and more challenging goals. Chapters are eligible to qualify for either Model Chapter or Chapter of Excellence status.


The deadline for submitting applications this year is September 5, 2023.


2023 Model Chapter - Chapter of Excellence Application


Past Winners 

Congratulations to the 2022 Chapter of Excellence Chapters

Central Florida
President: Wells Barlow


Delaware Valley  
President: Kathy Reynolds


Great Lakes
President: Nick Cucci

President: Kim Wegner

San Diego
President: Steve Boraz

Tennessee Valley
President: Michael Bertoldi

Wright Brothers
President: Janet Kasmer


Congratulations to the 2022 Model Chapters

Gulf Coast
President: Sam Burkett 


President: George Rivard

New England
President: M. Roman Hachkowski

Rocky Mountain
President: Thomas C. Walker

Washington, D.C.
President: Bruce VanSkiver

For questions about the Model Chapter/Chapter of Excellence Program, please email us at 

Updated March 2023