The AFS-USA Emerging Leader Award recognizes a Volunteer who shows the potential to be a future leader in an AFS-USA chapter, team, or on the national level. An Emerging Leader will have demonstrated leadership in an AFS-USA chapter or team by playing a key role in initiating, steering, or fully participating in a specific task/project to a successful completion. This award is intended to recognize emerging leaders regardless of their age.
A Nominee must be a current registered volunteer and must have been active on an AFS-USA Committee, special interest group, task force, or working group at the local or national level for at least two years. Two references must be submitted along with the nomination. One reference is required to be written by an AFS-USA registered volunteer. Nominations will be accepted for this award every year, but the award may not be granted every year.
The nomination period for the Emerging Leader Award is February 1st - March 17th, 2019. Questions and/or completed nomination and reference forms can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.