Selection Criteria & Process

Results & Impact

The award recognizes individuals or teams whose work has contributed significantly and has had a positive impact (on people, processes, places, products, technology, budgets, etc.) in one or more of the following ways:

  • Establishing a best practice
  • Preserving and/or disseminating knowledge
  • Enhancing communications or understanding
  • Achieving savings (e.g. time, effort, money)
  • Initiating or inventing something completely new that adds real value
  • Influencing or accelerating positive change
  • Improving quality and/or productivity
  • Enhancing employee engagement
  • Improving diversity/inclusion/cross-cultural understanding
  • Unifying the community
  • Enhancing accessibility

Characteristics of Nominated Individuals or Teams

  • Inspirational leadership
  • Commitment and effort above and beyond expectations
  • Initiative
  • Creativity; innovation
  • Application of technology
  • Collaboration across boundaries
  • Inclusiveness
  • Outstanding service
  • Stamina and perseverance

Selection Process

Final award winners will be selected by the president and a committee of senior leaders.