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Excellence in Chapter Leadership Development


This award recognizes a chapter that has exhibited excellence in leadership development and the advancement and retention of chapter volunteers. Chapters should demonstrate a clear method for the recruitment of chapter leaders, the retention of chapter leaders, and share their successful succession plan for exiting directors.

Entry Details

The winning chapter will use a two to three minute video submission to highlight elements of chapter leadership team building, best practices implemented by the chapter leadership, and how the chapter leaders collaborate internally and externally with volunteers and members. The winning video will clearly showcase a chapter leader environment that cultivates creativity, positivity, and is consistently developing strong leadership skills.

Videos must be uploaded on YouTube and shared using the link provided by YouTube. 

Judging Criteria

Entries are judged on:

  • Chapter leader statistics (number of collective years served by current chapter board)
  • Inclusion of all board leaders from a given chapter
  • Clearly defined parameters for succession planning and knowledge transfer among leaders
  • Complexity, uniqueness, and quality of the video submission


Recent Winners

2016 Winners:
Texas Oklahoma Chapter
Honorable Mention: Rocky Mountain Chapter