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Nominate top executives for 2018 Association Leadership Awards

Association Leadership Award

CEO Update is once again welcoming nominations for its annual recognition program honoring standout executives in association leadership and advocacy. Now in its fifth year, the Association Leadership Awards has become the premier recognition program in the association community. Past winners include Tom Donohue, Tom Kuhn, Steve Anderson, Susan Neely, John Graham, Arlene Pietranton, Chris McEntee, Steve Lieber, Bruce Josten, Jade West, Jerry Giovaniello and Aric Newhouse.

THE AWARDS PROCESS
Nominees will be submitted to an independent panel of industry experts who will make final selections based on clearly defined criteria, which include:


CEO OF THE YEAR 
Effectiveness in presenting the story of the industry or profession
• Reputation for accomplishing the mission of an association
• Proven leadership ability in and outside of the group
• Successful financial management
• Social capital: volunteer contribution to association-related, charitable or civic groups

LOBBYIST OF THE YEAR
• Demonstrable legislative or regulatory progress on behalf of an association
• Strong reputation, relationships with officials and within association advocacy circles
• Significant ability to communicateassociation’s public policy positions internally and externally