Federation of Ontario Law Associations

ANNUAL FOLA AWARS

NEW! FOLA'S ANNUAL AWARDS

At our November 2019 Plenary, FOLA will be announcing three new annual awards!


1. President's Award (for current or immediately past Presidents)

2. Luminary Award (for a librarian or staff)

3. Distinguished Service Award (for an outstanding member of an Association)


 FOLA  is proud to recognize outstanding individuals who make significant contributions to their Law Association and/or law library.   Award recipients make important contributions to our legal profession and help significantly in building a positive image with our communities-at-large.


DEADLINE
Deadline for submissions is April 1st of each year and winners will be announced annually at FOLA's May Plenary


Citation

The award shall be an individual plaque recognizing the current president of the County and District and the local law association. The award shall:

a) be displayed in the local association library;

b) be posted on the FOLA website;


View Eligibility Requirements and Nomination Forms


We encourage you to review each award and support the efforts of your peers and associates who deserve recognition. 


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ELIGIBILITY & NOMINATION FORMS

LUMINARY AWARD

Eligibility/Criteria

All current Library and Law Association staff (full-time, part-time, or contract) are eligible for nomination as long as they meet one or more of the following criteria:


1. Demonstrated leadership, creativity, competence and commitment to the professional growth of members;

2. Demonstrated leadership, competency, and commitment to improving the operations of the library and/or law association;

3. Spearheaded a large communications or programming initiative that achieved pre-established goals; and/or

4. Assisted on a major successful local fundraising campaign.










NOMINATION DEADLINE: APRIL 1ST OF EACH YEAR

LUMINARY AWARD FORM

PRESIDENT’S AWARD

Eligibility/Criteria

All current or immediately past Law Association Presidents are eligible for nomination as long as they stood out in one or more of the following areas:


1. Demonstrated leadership, creativity, competence and commitment to professional growth through their work with their Association;

2. Shown outstanding leadership and innovation in improving membership recruitment, renewals, and/or engagement;

3. Led in the creation of, or significant improvements to, programming initiatives through the local Law Association or law library;

4. Led in the creation of, or significant improvements to, community engagement and/or charity initiatives spearheaded by the Association; 

5. Significantly raised the awareness of the importance of their local Law Library as evidenced through multiple instances of positive media recognition; and/or

6. Demonstrated leadership through a successful fundraising campaign.



 NOMINATION DEADLINE: APRIL 1ST OF EACH YEAR 


President's Award Nomination Form

DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD

Eligibility/Criteria

All Law Association Members in good standing are eligible for nomination, with the exception of, the current and immediate past Presidents, as long as they stood out in one or more of the following areas: 


1. Showed outstanding leadership and innovation in improving membership recruitment, renewals, and/or engagement;

2. Showed exceptional willingness to execute their responsibilities as a member of the Executive and/or assist in tasks assigned by the Executive;

3. Led in the creation of, or significant improvements to, programming initiatives through the local Law Association and/or law library;

4. Led in the creation of, or significant improvements to, community engagement and/or charity initiatives spearheaded by the Association; 

5. Significantly raised the awareness of the importance of their local law library as evidenced through multiple instances of positive media recognition; and/or

6. Demonstrated leadership through a successful fundraising campaign.


 NOMINATION DEADLINE: APRIL 1ST OF EACH YEAR 

DISTINGUISHED SERVICE NOMINATION FORM