AAUW-NM Legacy of Leadership Award
Description: Biennial award given in even-numbered years to an AAUW-NM member for sustained contributions to AAUW’s mission and leadership at the branch, state, or national level or any combination of them.
Purpose: To honor and recognize outstanding AAUW service and support of AAUW’s mission.
Criteria (must meet all):
- AAUW member for more than 10 years with at least 5 years in New Mexico
- Significant and extended service to the AAUW mission
- Sustained leadership role in AAUW of at least 10 years
- Not a current elected member of the AAUW-NM Leadership Team or the Immediate Past President
|Who nominates||Branch board or council, AAUW-NM Leadership Team, or individual member of AAUW-NM.|
|Nomination deadline||Three weeks before winter AAUW-NM Leadership Team Meeting.|
|Nomination process||Complete a nomination form on the AAUW-NM website and send to AAUW-NM Awards Chair. Awards Committee will review and submit no more than three nominations for final consideration.|
|Selection process||Secret ballot to current elected members of AAUW-NM Leadership Team and Immediate Past President one week before winter Leadership Team Meeting. Completed ballot to be returned to Awards Chair before or at winter Leadership Team Meeting.|
|When awarded||AAUW-NM convention, with first award to be given during 2016 convention.|
|Award||AAUW-NM donates $100 to AAUW Fund of the recipient’s choice and gives recipient a small token of appreciation of the Awards Chair’s choice. The Awards Committee will prepare an article about the recipient to be published in Summer Roadrunner and posted on AAUW-NM website. The AAUW-NM Media Relations Chair will publicize this award widely, including in the recipient’s hometown print and electronic media.|
|Review cycle||Reviewed by Leadership Team every four years.|