SOMERVILLE, NJ - The deadline for nominations for the 2019 Outstanding Women in Somerset County awards program has been extended to Monday, Jan. 14.

The annual program is sponsored by the county Commission on the Status of Women.

Download and print a nomination form and guidelines from or call Commission Chair Janice Fields at 908-599-1637 if you do not have internet access.

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Nominations must be received by Jan. 14.  Email submissions are preferred.  Send an electronic copy of the completed and signed nomination form, along with any supporting documentation, to  Entries also may be mailed to the Somerset County Commission on the Status of Women, Attn:  Janice M. Fields, Chair, 36 Darren Drive, Basking Ridge, NJ  07920.

Nominees must be women who live in Somerset County.  All nominations will be reviewed by the commission’s selection committee. Previous winners are not eligible.

Categories are arts/entertainment/sports; business/entrepreneur/information technology; education; environmental initiatives; government/public/social service; hometown hero; journalism/media/law; medicine/health services; and volunteerism.

Nominations should be as specific as possible, citing the ways the nominee has demonstrated outstanding performance or dedication in her job or community.

Awards will be presented March 29, 2019, at the commission’s annual Women’s History Month celebration and dinner.