Now Accepting Nominations For The Sorensen Leadership Awards

Do you know a Virginia leader who embodies Sorensen values of trust, civility, and respect? Someone who works tirelessly to shape a more decent, tolerant civic culture for the people of our Commonwealth? Tell us about them!

We are currently accepting nominations for the 2020 Sorensen Leadership Awards! We're asking for your help to select the recipients of these awards, which will be presented at the Sorensen Gala. The deadline to submit your nominations is February 5, 2020.

We would also like to recognize the 2019 winners of the Sorensen Leadership Awards. Throughout their careers, they have demonstrated the essence of what Sorensen is about.

Sorensen Leadership Award 2019

Chairman Sharon Bulova, Fairfax Co. Board of Supervisors
Suzy Kelly (PLP 2009), Sorensen Advisory Board 

Sorensen Emerging Leadership Award 2019

Delegate Lashrecse Aird (PLP 2015)
Phil Miskovic (PLP 2015), Crewe Town Council

Award Description and Criteria

This award will be presented annually to the individuals who model the spirit and mission of Sorensen through the trust, civility and respect they have consistently shown toward others. They create sustainable efforts toward the betterment of a more decent and tolerant civic life and culture for the people of the Commonwealth. 

Award recipients will be exemplars through one or more of the following:

  1. They demonstrate integrity, commitment, and courage to achieve bridges across political, social, and/or economic divisions in the Commonwealth.
  2. They deliver extraordinary service and results as an elected official, board or commission appointee, community leader or volunteer within the Commonwealth.
  3. They demonstrate exceptional leadership in the public, private, or non-profit sector in pursuit of understanding and cooperation consistent with the principles of the Sorensen Institute across the Commonwealth.

Nominate Someone for the Sorensen Leadership Awards

Click here to nominate someone for the Sorensen Leadership Awards. You may return to edit your answers at any time until nominations close on February 5. Your nomination is not publicly shared.


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Thursday, Dec 19, 2019