Gail Phares. Joe Straley. Evelyn Mattern. Rania Masri. Lonna and Richard Harkrader. John Paar. Mary-Lou Leiser Smith. David Potorti. Ray Buchanan. Ann Ross. Mark Gilney. Paul Luebke. Margaret Misch. Jerry Markotos.

That’s the [outstanding] list of winners of the HRC-NC’s International Human Rights Award since 1996. The group will recognize the 2010 award recipient at a dinner in December. Nominations are open through September 21 — next Tuesday — so your assignment between now and then is:

Who’s missing from that list?

That’s part 1.

Part 2 is a written nomination citing your nominee’s work and activities; their impact; biographical information including any past awards; your relationship to the nominee; 1-3 supporting letters or other documentation; the address, phone number and email address of the nominee, and the same for you.

Nominations and any questions should go to: HRC-NC, c/o Joyce Scapicchio, 5400 Neuse Forest Rd., Raleigh 27616;; 919-876-0501 (ph/fax).