Quality Region Award

The 2021-2023 criteria are now downloadable at this link, and are also below.

FJMC Quality Region Award Criteria 2021-23

All applications must be submitted no later than May 1, 2023 to Victor Gomez (alandmilo@gmail.com)

CLUB ACTIVITIES: (Choose any 4)

Virtual activities after March 1, 2020 qualify

  1. 50% of clubs have registered online for the 2021 and 2022 World Wide Wrap and conducted the 2020 and 2021 Wrap.
  2. 50% of clubs have paid their dues in full to the FJMC as of February 28, 2023 and less than 1/3 have prior year (2021-2022 or earlier) past due balances.
  3. 50% of clubs have submitted a current and/or updated membership list between June 1, 2022 and May 1, 2023. For your information, dues for the following year are based on the roster detail as of August 31st of each year.
  4. 60% of clubs have, within the last year, run any FJMC Program (as listed on fjmc.org)
  5. 25% of the clubs sent at least one member to the 2021 Convention.
  6. 50% of the clubs have or will be conducting a Men’s Club Shabbat June 1, 2021 to May 31, 20213(Friday night, Saturday morning, or both). Please provide the date.
  7. 25% of the clubs won the Quality Club Award (QCA) in 2022 or 2023.
  8. 25% of the clubs share calendar and event information with the region and/or other clubs. Please provide the link to the calendar


Virtual activities after March 1, 2020 qualify

Mandatory: The region has at least one (1) first timer at the 2023 International Convention

  1. Aid clubs by purchasing, organizing, and/or distributing FJMC Shoah Yellow Candles within the last year.
  2. At least 35% of the region’s executive board attended Leadership Development Institute (LDI), an FJMC Executive Committee or Board of Directors Meeting since July 1, 2021 and/or the 2021 Convention.
  3. The region conducts(ed) or actively participates(ed) in a regional retreat since the 2021 convention. Please provide the date.
  4. The region has a regular newsletter or other regular communication to the Club Presidents.
  5. The region conducts training sessions other than at retreat for its clubs’ leaders within the last 2 years (July 1, 2021 to May 1, 2023) such as a regional LDI.
  6. The region holds a recognition event for regional and club honorees such as a Man and/or Youth of the Year each year. Please provide the date and the type of the last event held.
  7. Has someone in place as of May 1, 2023, to be the next or continuing regional president.  (Person does not need to have the formal title of first vice president but must acknowledge his willingness to serve and his name must be submitted to satisfy this requirement.). Please provide the person’s name.
  8. Has a written and adopted budget for the 2021-22 or 2022-23 program year. Please attach it.
  9. Has a published calendar of activities for the 2021-22 or 2022-23 program year.  Please attach it.
  10. Has an elected FJMC regional officer who is serving on the FJMC Executive Board or actively serving on an International FJMC committee within the last year.
  11. Has active discussions about joining FJMC with at least 1 club not affiliated with FJMC during the region’s 2022-23 programing year.  Please provide Club name and contact information. This cannot be the same Club more than one application in a row.
  12. The Region has a designated liaison from the Region Board to each club. Please provide list.
  13. Has provided the financial data requested by the FJMC treasurer for fiscal years 2021-22  and 2022-23. For your information, this data is needed by the FJMC in preparation of a Form 990 if requested by the government to provide.
  14. 10% of the region clubs have completed the club evaluation form.

Jason Eidlitz and Evan Rumack, co-chairs

All applications must be submitted no later than May 1, 2023 to Victor Gomez

Let's congratulate the following Quality Regions for 2017-19:

Ansh-eh Zafon

Hudson Valley


Middle Atlantic


New England

New York Metro

Northern New Jersey