Now Accepting Paragon Nominations for 2018

Announcing Class 60
July 25, 2018
Info Session – September 12
August 9, 2018

Now Accepting Paragon Nominations for 2018

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.

Last year, we updated the Paragon Awards to 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 7 focused categories for nominations.

  • Nominations are due August 29.
  • Nominations can be made by organizations, Leadership Tulsa members, or any individual in the community.
  • Winners will be recognized at our Paragon Awards event the evening of November 15, 2018.

CLICK HERE FOR THE ONLINE NOMINATION FORM.

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THE AWARDS TO INDIVIDUALS

2018 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

Corporate Award – Small Business

  • An award to a small business 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:
2017 – Jean Kelley, Mindy Tiner, Nicole Watts, Goodwill Industries, Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Oklahoma
2016 – Steve Alter, Bruce Dart, Ginger Kollmann
2015 – Teresa Burkett, Kathryn Hinkle, Colleen Almeida Smith

Nominations are due no later than 5 p.m. Friday, August 24. Nominations can be made by organizations, Leadership Tulsa members, or any individual in the community.

CLICK HERE FOR THE ONLINE NOMINATION FORM.

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 15, 2018.