The Vocational Service Leadership Award recognizes Rotarians who have made a significant impact in advancing vocational service. District governors may nominate one candidate from their district each year. Nominations are due by November 1, 2013. If you know someone in your club that exemplifies the criteria, send their name and credentials along to District Governor Lou Mello ASAP.
An individual may receive this award only once. Current, incoming, and past district governors, and current, incoming, and past RI directors are ineligible.
Candidates must have exhibited significant support of vocational service by fulfilling each of the following criteria: • Exemplifying integrity and high ethical standards in their vocation and in Rotary • Using their vocational talents to serve the community • Personally undertaking at least one of the following: Mentoring a young person to help that person succeed in vocational pursuits Organizing a vocational service discussion or group workshop to inspire others to take action Teaching other club members about their vocation by participating in a classification talk Participating in a business networking event that introduces non-Rotarians to the principles of vocational service Implementing an activity to celebrate Vocational Service Month in October Participating in another vocational service project that meets local needs
The district governor must submit a completed nomination form to RI World Headquarters by 1 November.
Must be typed and signed by the district governor.