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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.
The Thunder Bay native and former regional director at the Ontario Ministry of Finance was credited by her nominators for her business acumen and organizational skills in assembling a team to greet the first charter class in September, 2005.
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.
Nominators and nominees are not required to be AcademyHealth members.
Every nomination for membership shall be submitted to the Association headquarters or to such person as the Executive Committee may direct, in writing, in such form and shall contain such information as the Executive Committee from time to time by resolution shall require; shall be [begin strikethrough]signed by the nominee and[end strikethrough] accompanied by appropriate information [begin strike through]signed by the nominator and by[end strikethrough] from at least [begin strikethrough]two[end strikethrough] three members of the Association [begin strikethrough]sponsors certifying[end strikethrough] that the nominee is possessed of the qualifications for membership prescribed by these By-Laws.
Essay formats will be utilized--one to be completed by the nominee, and one to be completed by the nominator.
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.
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.
Debra's nominator described her as a "lifeline" who is "encouraging, compassionate and motivating", and a "genuine individual" who puts the needs of her patient rst.
The Happiest Pinoy, to be chosen by the country's largest pawnshop chain Cebuana Lhuillier, will be given P1 million while his or her nominator will win P50,000.
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.
A candidate proposal packet consisting of a letter of recommendation from K&C nominator, a candidate proposal form, and a candidate's letter of financial support or independent status is due April 15, 2012.
NOMINATIONS: Mandy Sanghera, right, with nominator Bee Holland