The Joe Curley Rising Leader Award and Rising Leader Class is intended to identify and honor up-and-coming individual FPRA members for their personal dedication to and demonstration of emerging leadership traits, along with dedicated, active involvement in FPRA chapter activities.
The Joe Curley Rising Leader Award includes a $500 cash award and a $500 FPRA state credit that the winner can use for state professional development seminars, workshops or annual conference registration. All members of the 2015 Joe Curley Rising Leader Class of 2015 will receive professional development credit in the amount of $150.
Nominees must be current FPRA members for a minimum of two years prior to nomination. It is up to the leadership of each chapter to select one candidate from their pool of nominations to represent their chapter. Only one nominee will be selected from each chapter. The selected representative will automatically be recognized as an official member of the Joe Curley Rising Leader Class of 2015.
Nominations should detail the role(s) the nominee has played in serving his or her local chapter on committees, developing programs, handling activities, serving as a local board member, etc.
Chapter leadership is encouraged to put forth a Rising Leader representative as well as help to invest in our Association’s future leaders. Nominees must complete the nomination form and submit it, along with an updated resume and a professional headshot, to their chapter president by March 31, 2015. One finalist will be put forth by each chapter. All finalists will represent the Rising Leader Class of 2015.
Access the nomination form by clicking here.