2017 Paragon Nomination Form
Submission Deadline08/20/2017
Description

2017 Paragon Nomination Form

The mission of Leadership Tulsa is to identify, develop, and connect diverse leaders who impact the community through service. The Paragon Awards were designed to recognize exceptional contributions by Leadership Tulsa members serving our community. Now in their 30th year, we believe the time has come to update the Paragon Awards and grow our ability to recognize and reward a wider variety of Leadership Tulsa members who impact the community through service. We are pleased to present 6 focused catagories for nominations.

Winners will be selected by a panel of Leadership Tulsa past presidents. All nominations are confidential. Winners will be announced once they are contacted and agree to accept the awards. Winners will be recognized at our Paragon Awards event the evening of November 8, 2017.

Nominations are due no later than 5 pm Friday, August 18. Nominations can be made by organizations, Leadership Tulsa members, or any individual in the community. Winners from the previous three years may not be re-nominated. All other past nominees are eligible.
Past Winners:
2016 - Steve Alter, Bruce Dart, Ginger Kollmann
2015 - Teresa Burkett, Kathryn Hinkle, Colleen Almeida Smith
2014 - Priscilla Harris, Nichole Bostian Trantham, Adrienne Watt

To check on the eligibility of a candidate please contact Kendall@leadershiptulsa.org or call 918-477- 7079.

THE AWARDS TO INDIVIDUALS

2017 Paragon Award Winner

  • Presented to a graduate in good standing of any Leadership Tulsa program
  • Presented based on impact and to a specific non-profit agency in the Tulsa metro region or for a history of service to many nonprofit agencies.

Public Service Award

  • Presented to a graduate in good standing of any Leadership Tulsa program
  • Presented to an individual for outstanding service in any elected public office

Non Profit Staff Award

  • Presented to a graduate in good standing of any Leadership Tulsa program
  • Presented to an individual for outstanding service in a paid role at a non-profit agency in the Tulsa metro region

Rising Star Award

  • Presented to a graduate in good standing of any Leadership Tulsa program who is currently under 40
  • Presented to an individual for outstanding young leadership in the community

TO NON PROFIT OR BUSINESSES

Non Profit Award

  • An award to an agency who has hosted LT interns to great effect

Corporate Award

  • An award to a company who has provided exemplary support for their employees to be involved in community service

Criteria for Nominations

Nominators should consider the following when making a nomination:

  • Dynamic leadership, which has had a significant impact on the organization or community (for instance, accomplished a really big thing)
  • Consistent leadership, which reflects an ongoing commitment to the organization or community (for instance, demonstrates long-standing service over many organizations or causes)
  • Visionary leadership, which has increased the scope and expanded the mission of the organization or moved the community in new directions (for instance, accomplished a really unexpected or surprising thing).
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