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Beacon Recognition Awards 

Contribute to Vision & Mission

 

Beacon members experience the generosity of one another in ways that often go unnoticed. Each year, Beacon ensures that three members are spotlighted for all they do by recognizing these members who contribute to the vision, mission, and values of our organization.

 

Nominations are open from August 8 to September 14

AWARD NOMINATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED

 

To nominate someone for one of the awards, click on the name of the award and complete the nomination form - then hit "submit."

 

The Winners will be announced in October and the presentation will be at the Annaul Meeting & Awards Recognition Ceremony, which will be followed by the Holiday Social on November 29.

 

 Chris Pavlides Networking for Life Award

Purpose – Recognition of a highly-respected Beacon member who exemplifies Beacon’s values and culture of giving. The recipient will be recognized as a member who has had significant impact on the organization and its members.

NoteThis award will not be based on a high quantity of nominations; it will be based on a minimum of three high quality nominations as specified in the criteria.

Criteria

  • Member’s actions exemplify Beacon’s values and culture of giving, as described in our Guiding Principles and Code of Conduct.
  •  Member has been in Beacon for five (5) years or more.
  •  At some point in their membership, the member must have been involved as an active Board member, or MAC member, and/or been involved in a Beacon task force, strategic initiative, etc.
  •  The member has nominations from three (3) members – providing specific stories’ of giving, making a positive impact on the Beacon organization and/or its members.
  • The member has supported promotion of Beacon including the recruiting of new members or partner organizations. 

 

New Member Award

Purpose – Beacon’s purpose is to showcase an outstanding new member(s) who contributed immediately and has the best interests of Beacon at heart.

Criteria

  • Member’s actions exemplify Beacon’s values and culture of giving, as described in our Guiding Principles and Code of Conduct.
  •  Member for at least one (1) year, but not more than two (2).
  •  Integrated into the organization quickly, and remains actively involved in one or more subgroups and/or committees.
  •  Offers productive ideas, shares them, and freely gives credit to others.
  •  Exemplifies the core values of Beacon through support to members as well as offering thought leadership in their area of expertise.

  

Diane James MAC Member of the Year Award

Purpose To recognize the MAC member who rises above the rest.

Criteria

  • Member’s actions exemplify Beacon’s values and culture of giving, as described in our Guiding Principles and Code of Conduct.
  • MAC member for at least one (1) year.
  • Has a history of sponsoring new members.
  • Exemplifies a culture of succession planning by developing leaders within the ranks of Beacon.
  • Has demonstrated outstanding leadership of a subgroup or committee including excellent communication and advocacy between the board and subgroup or committee members. 

 

Nominating Process

Excluding members of the Selection Committees, all Beacon members may nominate others for these awards.  Each Nomination must be completed in its entirety and submitted properly within the time frames allowed.  Nominations will include:

  • Nominator’s Name
  •  Nominator’s email and phone contact information.
  • Name of nominee
  • Reasons for nomination
  • Compelling stories as to why this person, above all others, should receive this award.
  • Nominations will be submitted via forms completed on the website.

Timing and Communication

  • September 14 – Deadline for Nominations submissions
  • October 18 – Announce winners
  • Present at the Annual Meeting & Awards Recognition Ceremony, which will be followed by the Holiday Social on November 29 (location TBD)