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Each year, the LeadingAge Texas Awards honor those who are committed to enhancing the field of aging services and who excel in leadership and advocacy. These awards celebrate those who embody our highest aspirations and inspire our admiration, all while making appreciable contributions within and beyond the walls of their communities.

Many thanks to the 2018 Award Winners for placing quality first, delivering excellence in the work you do, and inspiring those around you to do the same! Throughout the 2018 Annual Conference & Solutions EXPO, attendees celebrated these dedicated aging services professionals who provide impactful leadership, innovative programming, and outstanding support for aging Texans and the not-for-profit staff who serve them.


Timeline

January 2, 2019 • The Awards Program will begin accepting nominations

January 16, 2019 • Award nominations due

February/March 2019 • Winners will be announced

May 20-21, 2019 • Awards presented at the 2019 Annual Conference & Solutions EXPO in Austin


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LeadingAge Texas Award Categories

CLICK HERE for an overview of the 2019 LeadingAge Texas Awards categories and eligibility requirements.
The awards marked with * indicate both individuals AND organizations/groups are eligible to be nominated.

INDIVIDUAL AWARDS • CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT

Award of Honor

Diversity *

Dr. Herbert Shore Outstanding Mentor

Emerging Leader

Excellence in Advocacy *

Excellence in Governance

Excellence in Leadership

Excellence in Research and Education *

Inspirational Senior Texan *

Public Trust *

Volunteer of the Year *

Service Excellence

 

 ORGANIZATION/GROUP AWARDS • CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT

Diversity *

Excellence in Advocacy *

Excellence in Community Service

Excellence in Not-for-Profit Leadership

Excellence in Research and Education *

Excellence in the Workplace

Innovation in Care and Services

Inspirational Senior Texan *

Public Trust *

Volunteer of the Year *

 

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2018 LeadingAge Texas Award Winners

INDIVIDUAL AWARDS

Award of Honor
Ron Jennette, President and CEO 
Methodist Retirement Communities

Dr. Herbert Shore Outstanding Mentor
Nicole Gann, Chief Operating Officer 
Juliette Fowler Communities

Emerging Leader
Sharla McDaniel, Director of Human Resources
Manor Park, Inc.

Excellence in Governance
Willie Rivers, Board Member and Past Chair
Plano Community Home Sponsored Properties

Excellence in Leadership
Rodney Rueter, President and CEO
Lutheran Sunset Ministries

Inspirational Senior Texan | read more
Dr. Edward J. Mueller

Service Excellence
Teresa Fierros, Personal Caregiver 
Freedom House at Blue Skies of Texas

Volunteer of the Year
Darla Kay Blake, Volunteer 
Manor Park, Inc.

 

ORGANIZATION/GROUP AWARDS

Excellence in Advocacy
Plano Community Home Sponsored Properties

Excellence in Community Service
Querencia at Barton Creek

Excellence in the Workplace
Goldberg B’nai B’rith Towers

Innovation in Care & Services
Edgemere 

 

SPECIAL THANKS
LeadingAge Texas Network Representatives Council who collectively spearhead the 2018 Awards Program.

Interested in sponsoring the 2019 LeadingAge Texas Awards Program or serving on the awards task force?
Contact Crystal today!

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