White Earth Award Nomination

Greetings!

During the State of the Nation, the White Earth Reservation Business Committee will be presenting six recipients with awards they have been nominated for by their peers. Each award is based upon a person's accomplishments and dedication to White Earth Reservation. If you know of individuals who are a good representation of the awards, please nominate them before March 19, 2019. Winners will be announced during the State of the Nation event on April 4, 2019 at the Shooting Star Casino event center in Mahnomen.

Please visit this link to nominate individuals: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/RBCAwardNominations

Here are the awards:

Community Leadership Award

The Community Leadership Award is presented to an individual who exemplifies dedication, integrity and honorable service to the community and to White Earth Reservation. This person will have had a transformational effect on his/her community and epitomizes the best spirit of local community service. This individual is a volunteer — not a paid employee or elected official — and whose work has made his/her community a better place.

*Nominated persons must be enrolled at White Earth Reservation.

Distinguished Elder Award

The Distinguished Elder Award celebrates an individual who has made a lifetime commitment and significant contributions to their community through their roles as a leader, teacher, and/or mentor. This person goes above and beyond for their people and has given their life to advocating for right and just causes.

*Nominated persons must be enrolled at White Earth Reservation and be of 55+ years old.

Tomorrow's Leader Award

The Tomorrow's Leader Award commends an individual who demonstrates outstanding commitment to the community through volunteering and leadership. This recipient has a greater sense of responsibility and an appreciation for White Earth Reservation that has exceeded others. This is not only a community service award, but also a statement of achievement of a person who has gone above and beyond for their community.

*Nominated persons must be enrolled at White Earth Reservation and be 10-22 years old.

Professional Innovation Award

The Professional Innovation Award honors an extraordinary individual who has provided a great service to the constituents of White Earth Reservation. The award recipient's work has been particularly noteworthy and has exemplified the long-term commitment that characterizes many of our reservation core values. Inventive, progressive, responsible, and dedicated are words associated with this person.

*Nominee must be a current employee at White Earth Reservation Business Committee who has been employed for at least three years.

Exceptional Service Award

The Exceptional Service Award recognizes an employee who supports and encompasses White Earth Reservation's mission and exceeds company expectations. This individual would be described as: solution-oriented, passionate, goal-focused, willing to help others, efficient in his/her position, showcases kindness to all, and is someone everyone can count on.

*Nominee must be a current employee at White Earth Reservation Business Committee who has been employed for at least a year.

Chairperson's Award

The Chairperson's Award recognizes long-time employees with an outstanding work performance and strong social commitment to White Earth Reservation. This award commends an employee who has dedicated his/her life to White Earth Reservation by utilizing his/her special skills to enhance the mission of White Earth Reservation.

*Nominee must be a current employee at White Earth Reservation Business Committee who has been employed for at least 10 years.