Now Seeking 2017 Paragon Nominations

The mission of Leadership Tulsa is to identify, develop, and connect diverse leaders who impact the community through service.  The Paragon Awards were designed to recognize exceptional contributions by Leadership Tulsa members serving our community.

Now in their 30th year, we believe the time has come to update the Paragon Awards and grow our ability to recognize and reward a wider variety of Leadership Tulsa members who impact the community through service. We are pleased to present 6 focused catagories for nominations.

THE AWARDS TO INDIVIDUALS

2017 Paragon Award Winner

  • Presented to a graduate in good standing of any Leadership Tulsa program
  • Presented based on impact and to a specific non-profit agency in the Tulsa metro region or for a history of service to many nonprofit agencies.

Public Service Award

  • Presented to a graduate in good standing of any Leadership Tulsa program
  • Presented to an individual for outstanding service in any elected public office

Non Profit Staff Award

  • Presented to a graduate in good standing of any Leadership Tulsa program
  • Presented to an individual for outstanding service in a paid role at a non-profit agency in the Tulsa metro region

Rising Star Award

  • Presented to a graduate in good standing of any Leadership Tulsa program who is currently under 40
  • Presented to an individual for outstanding young leadership in the community

TO NON PROFIT OR BUSINESSES

Non Profit Award

  • An award to an agency who has hosted LT interns to great effect

Corporate Award

  • An award to a company who has provided exemplary support for their employees to be involved in community service

Eligibility:

To check the eligibility of a candidate, contact kendall@leadershiptulsa.org or call her at 918-477-7079. Winners from the previous three years may not be re-nominated, see below. All other past nominees are eligible.
Past Winners:
2016 – Steve Alter, Bruce Dart, Ginger Kollmann
2015 – Teresa Burkett, Kathryn Hinkle, Colleen Almeida Smith
2014 – Priscilla Harris, Nichole Bostian Trantham, Adrienne Watt

Nominations are due no later than 5 p.m. Friday, August 18. Nominations can be made by organizations, Leadership Tulsa members, or any individual in the community.

Click here to review the nomination guidelines and to submit a nomination. This year’s form is digital. You must create a username which allows you to save your unfinished work. We are not able to see your responses until you submit your application. Please let us know if you have any trouble with the system.

All nominations are confidential.  Winners will be announced once they are contacted and agree to accept the awards. Winners will be recognized at our Paragon Awards event the evening of November 8, 2017.