The Premier PCC Program provides a set of national standards for PCC excellence and address the PCC Networks core growth strategy: to implement and leverage network best practices to create business growth opportunities for PCC members and the U.S. Postal Service. Based on these national standards, PCCs were recognized as performing at a Bronze, Silver, or Gold Level. And now on to the winners!
Bronze Level Award Akron / Canton PCC Chippewa Valley PCC Coulee Region PCC Erie Area PCC East Texas PCC Greater Pittsburgh PCC
Bronze Level Award Greater Wichita Area PCC Green Bay Area PCC Inland Empire PCC Manhattan Flint Hills PCC Minnesota Heartland PCC
Bronze Level Award Peoria Area PCC South East Minnesota PCC Southeastern Pennsylvania PCC Southern Nevada PCC Southwest Florida PCC Southwest Idaho PCC Twin Ports PCC
Silver Level Capitol City PCC Greater Omaha PCC Mohawk Valley Regional PCC Panhandle PCC Southern Maine PCC Southern Tier PCC
Gold Level Austin PCC Bay Valley PCC Baltimore PCC Buffalo / Niagara PCC Capital Region PCC Central Arkansas PCC Central Florida PCC
Central Massachusetts PCC Central Missouri PCC Central New York PCC Central Ohio PCC Chicago PCC Des Moines PCC Detroit Michigan PCC
Gold Level Fairfield County Connecticut PCC Fort Worth PCC Greater Atlanta PCC Greater Birmingham PCC Greater Boston PCC Greater Charlotte PCC
Gold Level Greater Madison Area PCC Greater Metro Phoenix PCC Greater New Haven PCC Greater New Jersey PCC Greater New York PCC Greater Oklahoma PCC
Gold Level Greater Philadelphia PCC Greater Portland PCC Greater St. Louis PCC Greater Triad PCC Greater Triangle Area PCC Lehigh Valley PCC
Gold Level Long Island PCC Los Angeles PCC Manasota PCC Miami-Dade County PCC Midlands PCC of Greater South Carolina Mid-Michigan PCC
Gold Level Milwaukee PCC Nashville / Middle Tennessee PCC New Hampshire PCC North Valley PCC Northeast Florida PCC Northern Illinois PCC
Gold Level Northern Virginia Metro PCC Northwest Arkansas PCC Providence Rhode Island PCC Puget Sound PCC Sacramento PCC San Diego PCC
Gold Level San Francisco PCC Santa Ana District PCC Sioux Falls Area PCC South Central Minnesota PCC South Suburban PCC Southeastern Massachusetts PCC
Gold Level Tampa Bay PCC Tulsa PCC Twin Cities PCC Upstate PCC of Greater South Carolina Utah PCC Van Nuys PCC Washington Metropolitan PCC
For the 3rd consecutive year, the number of Premier award winners has set a record in each category; with a total of 93 for 2012! That includes a record 18 in the Bronze category, 6 that reached the Silver level, and an amazing number of 69 that achieved Gold status! Congratulations!
The Postal Customer Council Leadership Awards Program recognizes outstanding performance in various categories of PCC leadership. And now on to the winners!
Education Excellence Bronze Award The Forth Worth PCC
The Fort Worth PCC develops, distributes and promotes enhanced training programs, workshops-in-a-box, events and educational tools that provide solutions to members and business mailers needs while improving mail effectiveness. In addition to the certificate program they held several educational and networking roundtable events to help members grow their business leveraging experts from the Speakers Bureau as well fortune 500 companies. Education Excellence Bronze Award The Forth Worth PCC
Education Excellence Bronze Award San Diego PCC
Education Excellence Bronze Award San Diego PCC From their Flats Sequencing System Tacos and Tours event, to County Registrar of Voters mailing solutions event, they added innovation to their educational efforts!
Education Excellence Silver Award Tampa Bay PCC
Education Excellence Silver Award Tampa Bay PCC Their unique and creative Flat Mail Stanley mascot and road trip activities charged their educational efforts with excitement and enthusiasm, and drove their PCC to success!
Education Excellence Gold Award Central Ohio PCC
Education Excellence Gold Award Central Ohio PCC Their focus on cost-savings and decreased time commitments in the utilization of established communications vehicles such as webinars, seminars, workshops, and email; combined with very user friendly website, informed, attracted, and provided value to their members!
Communication Excellence Bronze Award Greater Portland PCC
Communication Excellence Bronze Award Greater Portland PCC Their creative uses of mail to grow mail, and their very dynamic website; combined with an emphasis on special communications offerings to Nonprofit organizations, International mailers, and Mailpiece Design Professionals was very effective!
Communication Excellence Silver Award Greater New York PCC
Communication Excellence Silver Award Greater New York PCC Their strong emphasis on expanded communications, additional networking events, and face-to-face communications targeting new audiences was a winning combination!
Communication Excellence Gold Award Tampa Bay PCC
Communication Excellence Gold Award Tampa Bay PCC Their Calendar of Events system, email blasts, interactive website, and targeted mailing system has won them the Gold!
Over the past 5 years, Tracey has demonstrated a passion for the enhancement and refining of their PCCs education programs, membership recruitment, and communications. Her leadership has inspired and impacted every facet of her local PCC; leading it to Gold status each of the past 5 years, and various Leadership awards along the way! Tracey Dunlap, Epic Systems
Our winner this year serves as her local PCC Co-chair, and authored its 2012 process plan to more successfully connect, communicate, and react with the areas mail preparers and owners; and to focus on helping them grow their business via new products and services. The local PCC membership states that this years winner consistently instills confidence that the group is of value to the USPS; with the entire district postal staff being engaged, responsive, and attending general meetings to hear the groups feedback and resolve their concerns. Lorraine Castellano; Long Island District
Raschelle Parker; Manager Marketing, New York District
This years winner has been an inspiration and driving force for their local PCC for the past nine years; leveraging their experience and knowledge by mentoring new board members to a seamless transition each year. Our winners vision, extraordinary people-skills, and familiarity with all things postal positioned her PCC to a stellar 2012 year of growth, educational leadership, and networking opportunities! Raschelle Parker; Manager Marketing, New York District
They have been a very actively engaged serving their local PCC for over 25 years; mentoring and empowering all of their employees to do the same, with two of them holding leadership positions on their PCC Executive Board, and another two being past recipients of the PCC Member of the Year award. They have maintained an active presence at every local level PCC event and represented their PCC at 8 of the last 10 National Postal Forum events. And in addition to the design, printing, and mailing of the local PCC newsletters and promotional items, they also generously provide meeting rooms at their facility for PCC educational sessions throughout the year. The Oklahoman Direct
Although this years winner is a PCC in a smaller market, they have made a big impact! Their unique Mail Crawl event, their specialized and customer-led educational series on the value of mail, and their constant engagement with both postal and industry representatives regarding the most successful mailing techniques have earned them the two thousand twelve Small Market PCC of the Year award. Central Missouri PCC
Their theme this past year was Open Your Imagination to a World of Innovation, and from their website redesign and utilization, to their unique use of their membership cards for increased engagement and participation value to their members, they have truly excelled in demonstrating that intent! Twin Cities PCC