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Emerald Leader Nomination

The Emerald Leader Description (scroll down page for nomination form)

The Emerald Leader Award is presented annually to an individual, a business and/or a non-profit agency that exemplifies outstanding leadership by positive contributions through volunteerism, philanthropy, or innovation that impact the quality of life in Geauga County.


Recognition is given to individuals and organizations whose leadership has significantly enhanced the quality of life in Geauga County.

Nominations should demonstrate any one or combination of the following:

  • Participated voluntarily in community/professional/service organizations
  • Contributed resources (time, talents, material) to community/professional/service organizations
  • Engaged in a single special act of service that impacts the community
  • Created or supported an innovative program, system, or facility that benefits and enhances the community
  • Served the community in a capacity beyond job requirements
  • Fostered positive community relationships
  • Enhanced or supported community improvements
  • Introduced or implemented innovations in the community

Nominations will be accepted through October 14, 2018 and the winner will be celebrated at the Emerald Ball, March 2, 2019.


Emerald Leader Nomination

  • Please be as descriptive and detailed as possible when sharing and the impact of this individual or organization. Both quantitative and qualitative data showing impact is suggested.
  • The committee receives a significant number of nominations each year so please be as detailed and specific as you can regarding the impact this individual/organization has had on our community.
  • Accepted file types: doc, docx, pdf.
    This could be supporting documents or letters of support from other community members.