CSHSMD was pleased to recognize Danny Owens with the Charles L. Hite Award at our Fall Conference in 2014. Danny has been a long-standing member of CSHSMD, and served on our Board for nine years. Over this time he has remained dedicated to the CSHSMD, bringing a passion for the growth and development of our organization. If you have attended any of our conferences, then likely you have had the opportunity to meet Danny. He is always present, welcoming new attendees, sharing stories with old friends, and talking about ways to bring more value to our members. Danny fulfills a vital role in CSHSMD by serving as a common thread connecting the past and present of our organization. Danny has worked in business development since 1995 for GMK Associates, an architecture and planning firm based in Columbia.

2019 Charles L. Hite Recipient:

Bennett Thompson

Q: Who is Eligible To Be Nominated For The Award?

A: The award is open only to active members in good standing with CSHSMD. Nominations may come from active members of the Society. To nominate a member for this award, fill out our online form.

Q: How Are Entries Judged?

A: Candidates for The Charles L. Hite Award will be evaluated on the following criteria:

• Contribution to the success of CSHSMD by providing a service, such as holding an
office, serving as a Board member, being an active member on a committee, or providing
services for special projects

• Personal qualities and leadership capabilities, including integrity and commitment to the
highest professional standards.

Q: How Do I Nominate Someone?
A: The nomination form and questionnaire are attached.

The online nomination form and questionnaire can be found HERE