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Legacy Leaders Circle

Inductees into the inaugural class of Legacy Leaders

The ANCOR Foundation’s Legacy Leaders Circle honors our finest and most influential leaders. Established in 2010, it celebrates the accomplishments of long-term ANCOR members who have made significant contributions to ANCOR during their tenure as a member. Nominations for the 2022 Legacy Leaders Awards are now open, submit your nominations by January 28, 2022!

Nominees for this honor must have been active ANCOR members for a minimum of seven years. Additionally, nominees will have distinguished themselves in one or more of the following ways:

  • Service as chair, co-chair or committee member within ANCOR
  • Participation in ANCOR and/or ANCOR Foundation governance structure (Board of Directors, Board of Representatives, etc.)
  • Other significant service to the association

Many Legacy Leaders continue to strengthen their legacy by serving as writers and contributors to ANCOR publications, Mentors to the current and incoming classes of the ANCOR Foundation’s Leadership Academy and more.

We look to our Legacy Leaders when we need motivation, inspiration and practical road maps for navigating the challenges of the day while continuing to support people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to live as independently as possible.

Who’s your mentor? Who’s your inspiration? Nominate them into the Legacy Leader Circle today! Nominations are accepted from a variety of sources, including agency boards of directors, agency staff, family members and colleagues. Submit a nomination by January 28, 2022 for consideration.

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2021 Legacy Leaders Circle Recipients

 

Honorees by Year

 

2021

 

2017

   

2013

 

2020

 

2016

                            

2012

 

2019

               

2015

                    

2011

 

2018

 

2014

 

2010

           

How are Legacy Leaders Chosen?

Eligibility Criteria

Nominees for this honor must have been active ANCOR members for a minimum of seven years.  Additionally, nominees will have distinguished themselves in one or more of the following ways:

  • Service as chair, co-chair or committee member within ANCOR

  • Participation in ANCOR and/or ANCOR Foundation governance structure (Board of Directors, Board of Representatives, etc.)

  • Other significant service to the association

Nominations

Nominations are accepted from a variety of sources, including agency boards of directors, agency staff, family members and colleagues. The ANCOR Foundation is now accepting nominations. Submit a nomination by March 31, 2021 for consideration.  

A selection committee reviews nominations and recommends a slate of awardees to the ANCOR Foundation Board of Directors. If a nominee is selected, the nominator will be contacted in early April 2021 and receive instructions to prepare for the awards presentation and coordinate travel logistics for the recipient.