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nominate someone as something

to suggest someone to be the candidate to serve as something. I would like to nominate Karen as our representative. She nominated herself as the one most likely to do the job.
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nominate someone for something

to suggest someone as a candidate for a particular office. I will nominate Carolyn for president. You cannot nominate yourself for this office.
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nominate someone to something

to suggest someone to become a member of a group. I am the one who nominated her to the board. The president nominated herself to the position of chairman of the board.
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But rarely do we have the opportunity to look past those pages and into the lives of the nominators and the stories behind how the trees made it into a register in the first place.
She's been called a "visionary" and an "exceptional business woman" by her nominators.
And that's impressive enough: He was the association's second staff president, presiding over its move from New York City to New Jersey and doing much to create new programs and initiatives that, as noted by nominator Richard Howie, Controller, PinnOak Resources LLC, "established FEI in the center of national debates on private-sector rule-making, fraudulent financial reporting and emerging global financial reporting standards.
Form with contact information for the lead researcher and the nominator (may be the same person).
Said one nominator, "While there is always more companies can do to create value, Weyerhaeuser has made some important first steps.
Please note that all this material must be collected by the nominator and forwarded to the Awards Committee as a complete package.
Written entries must include name, title, organization, address, and telephone number of both the nominee and nominator, along with a 300-word narrative in support of the nomination.
A nomination letter signed by the nominator to include his or her current address and telephone number, and E-mail address.
The nomination packet must include a letter from the nominator describing the nominee's accomplishments, at least three supporting letters and biographic information.
Of Melva Peterson one nominator said: "[She] may not have been the most visible member of MLA-but [Melva] worked tirelessly on behalf of RILM at a time RILM needed a tremendous amount of help.
Nominators should provide a brief description of themselves (no more than 100 words) and a two-page letter describing the individual or organization being nominated and the activities the nominator believes qualify the nominee for consideration.
His nominator Lorna Harasymiuk said: "Jacques is an excellent ambassador for young people who are keen to learn and develop themselves, he continues to excel in his role within the pharmacy, and his story is inspiring to other young adults and one to be celebrated.
I am asking young people to consider the risk to their own health and if they would want to be the nominator of a friend who takes up their challenge and, in doing so, harms themselves.
NOMINATIONS: Mandy Sanghera, right, with nominator Bee Holland
Namibia Breweries, as part of the NBL Ambassador of the month initiative, has put aside an additional N$10 000 per month, half of which the monthly winner will receive while the other half will go towards a charity that the nominator may choose from a list of preferred charities by NBL or other registered charities.