The Board Member of the Year Award is the highest honor bestowed upon members of the Board of Directors by the Board of Directors.  This award is presented to board members who have demonstrated outstanding service to the University and the Alumni Association through the giving of their time, talents, and resources as a board member to further the goals and objectives of the Alumni Association.      
To be considered for the Board Member of the Year Award, a board member must meet the following criteria:
icon circleNomination is required and can only be made by members in good standing on the Virginia State University Alumni            Association Board of Directors. All nominations are confidential and must be forwarded to the Alumni Association’s Awards Committee for consideration. 

icon circleNominee must be a member in good standing and affiliated with an active chapter in good standing. 

icon circleNominee must have demonstrated continuing interest in and support of the Virginia State University Alumni Association through contribution of time, talent or resources to the purpose and objectives of the Alumni Association. 

icon circle Nominee must have a record of attendance (or provided proxy) at all scheduled National Board of Director meetings.

icon circle Nominee must have a record of attending various alumni-related activities, such as Homecoming, VSU Founder's Day, Alumni Weekend, and National Conventions when held.     
icon circleNominee must have a record of serving or personally contributing to committees established by the Board of Directors.

icon circleOnly nomination forms that have been distributed or posted online by the Association are acceptable for submission. In addition to the nomination form, other documentation supporting the nomination should also be submitted. A photograph -preferably head and shoulder- 300 dpi or higher must also accompany the application.  

Nomination forms and any supporting materials should be received by the Alumni Association Awards Committee no later than the third week in March of the year in which the person is being nominated. Nomination forms for 2018 will be available shortly. 

Selection Methodology:  
The Alumni Association Awards Committee will review the nominations and determine the recipient.  The decision of the awards committee is final. The award recipient will be officially announced during the Alumni Association’s annual meeting held on the Saturday of the University’s Alumni Weekend & Commencement celebration.


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