The 2023 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will be the featured event at the association’s annual Holiday Party.
Location: HBCA Auditorium Cost: $25 per person
Time: 5:00 p.m.
Inductees for the 2023 class are:
The HBCA Hall of Fame’s Selection Committee is charged with the vital task of continuing to be sure that new enshrinees are the finest the association has produced.
The Committee consists of current members, selected by the President and affirmed by the Board of Directors. All appointments are open-ended and approved annually Board of Directors. The Selection Committee meets annually beginning in May to elect new members. There is no minimum number for any class of enshrinees, but the maximum is number is four. Every candidate is carefully scrutinized by the committee and must receive a majority vote of the committee member before they can be elected.
Members must have been in good standing or in special circumstances as determined by the committee members. The member must have demonstrated significant, measurable achievement in their chosen field and/or must have effected a profound positive influence on the HBCA; and this includes being recognized as having reached and remained at the pinnacle of his or her field. Among the accomplishments taken into account will be offices held and areas of distinction within the association as well as the person’s overall impact on the HBCA and community during their era.
Nominees may be living or deceased.
A candidate may be living or deceased and may be nominated for Hall of Fame membership by any member of the community. Formal nomination shall be made using the nomination form prescribed for such purpose and made available to the public. The nomination form must be received by the HBCA professional staff by 12:00 p.m. on June 1st of the year of nomination. All applications are to remain confidential, to be shared among the HOF Selection Committee, Board of Directors, and the professional staff only. The collection of information relating to a nominee’s credentials, achievements, the impact and implications of those accomplishments, public awards and honors, and outside sources such as published articles, videos, etc. are the sole responsibility of the person making the nomination.