The Center for Leadership Excellence is accepting nominations for its annual Follow the Leader community leadership awards, which celebrate emerging and established community leaders and businesses who have positively impacted the quality of life in the Mohawk Valley.
The nomination deadline is Feb. 20, and winners will be given their awards at a ceremony in April, according to an announcement by program officials.
Nominees can be anyone of any age who lives, works/attends school, positively impacts the quality of life in the Mohawk Valley, officials said, and exhibits many, if not all, of the following characteristics:
Envisions the future by imagining exciting and ennobling possibilities — a visionary;
Empowers, guides, and inspires others;
Has made significant, impactful contributions to their community;
Demonstrates outstanding skills in areas of community service, entrepreneurship, sustainability, and/or leadership; and
Exemplifies key leadership qualities: passionate, innovative, determined, forward-thinking, positive, resourceful, and service-oriented.
Applications are available on the CLE’s website, clemv.org, and completed applications should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information about the awards or the CLE, call 315-792-5321.
The Center for Leadership Excellence was launched in 2018 as a partnership between Leadership Mohawk Valley and Mohawk Valley Community College, blending their expertise, programs, and resources into what they say is an innovative and high-impact center to address the region’s need for effective, equipped, and engaged community leaders.