This year's winner
will receive a Microsoft Surface Pro 3 ($1,949 retail value) in
addition to the award.
9/1/15: Deadline for nominations
9/14/15: Judges will narrow down nominations to 21
finalists. Each will receive a certificate of recognition.
9/30/15: Winner will be selected. The
winner be announced after arrangements have been made for the
presentation, and for local media to cover the event.
How to Submit a Nomination
In less than 400 words, tell us:
How has the nominee demonstrated leadership by doing what others
2. Who has benefitted from
3. What have some of
those benefits been?
Be sure to include:
A. Your nominee's name, company, and location.
B. Your name, company, location, and phone
number and direct email address so we can contact you if your
here to send your nomination. To ensure that your submission
is not blocked by spam filters, do not include any attachments
(including Word or PDF files) with your email.
Rules for Submitting Nominations
Anyone is welcome to submit a nomination, even if you have
submitted nominations in the past.
Past winners are not
eligible to win again, but past nominees can be submitted again.
Past finalists can also be submitted again.
may nominate one of your employees, your boss, a customer, a
family member, a board member, or anyone else in your community.
Past nominees have come from virtually every profession,
including small business owners, police chiefs, politicians,
teachers, students, doctors, sales reps, retirees, soldiers,
directors of non-profits, and even a manager with the New York
However, one does not have to be in a formal
leadership postion. They simply have to exhibit the leadership
skills that exemplify the principles this award was created to
To view past winners, click