Leadership Fairfax Northern Virginia Leadership Awards-CALL FOR NOMINATIONS
Leadership Fairfax (LFI) will present the 16th annual Northern Virginia Leadership Awards (NVLA) at the Leadership Fairfax Award Luncheon on Thursday, November 8th, 2012 at Westwood Country Club in Vienna, VA. The NVLA Awards is the premier leadership awards forum in Northern Virginia, and celebrates the leaders who make a difference in our community. We invite you to participate by nominating an individual or organization who exemplifies community-wide educational leadership during the 2012 year. Nominations may be made via the Leadership Fairfax website at www.leadershipfairfax.org/nvla and are due by COB Thursday, September 20th, 2012. Details about each award are below.
Trustee Leadership Award
This award recognizes a person who has demonstrated visionary leadership in the Northern Virginia community. This person will have willingly embraced new opportunities and taken innovative and collaborative approaches in pursuit of better outcomes. Their high-profile initiatives will have offered leadership lessons not only within individual organizations, but across the broader public sector and positively affected the Northern Virginia Community at-large.
Non-Profit Leadership Award
This award recognizes an outstanding nonprofit individual or organization who has demonstrated service and stewardship in the Northern Virginia community. The organization will have exhibited excellence in the areas of innovation, motivation, community building, ethical integrity, and strategic leadership. This organization’s leadership in or with the nonprofit community has been transformative and will have mobilized and unified people, institutions, or causes that improve people’s lives.
Corporate Leadership Award
This award recognizes a private sector company that has demonstrated excellence and a commitment to the community and to Leadership Fairfax’s core values: Lead, Inspire and Connect. The business will also have demonstrated outstanding community leadership in Northern Virginia, not only ethical leadership and corporate stewardship, but will also have made a demonstrative and positive difference in the community.
Educational Leadership Award – Sponsored by Northrup Grumman
This award recognizes an individual teacher or administrator at the primary or secondary school level who has demonstrated a long-term and consistent pattern of excellent leadership in the education field and a commitment to the community and to Leadership Fairfax’s core values: Lead, Inspire and Connect.
About Leadership Fairfax
Leadership Fairfax is a nonprofit corporation that “educates, prepares, inspires and connects leaders to serve and strengthen our community.” Through its three programs, LFI, ELI and now LLP, Leadership Fairfax seeks to find, encourage and build leaders who make a difference not only in their organization or local community but in the whole Northern Virginia area. Based on an experiential model, each class member learns about community needs and how to address problems and seek solutions. Our alumni have logged over 300,000 volunteer community service hours serving nonprofits and Fairfax County Advisory Boards and Commissions, providing direct resource development and program services, and becoming elected officials. Leadership Fairfax is celebrating 25 years in leadership in 2012-2013.