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BALA Award

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The Binion Amerson Leadership Award (BALA) recognizes enthusiastic dedication, willingness to accept challenging goals, and inspiring leadership in service to the Lone Star Community. LSC members may nominate a community member through a written description of his or her achievements relative to the Award criteria, after which a panel of judges will identify the BALA recipient. Binion Amerson will present the Award to the recipient.

2010
Mel Haughton
For consistently exemplifying the highest standards of leadership, service, and dedication to the Lone Star Community, the Society, and the Technical Communication profession.

2009
Kathryn Poe
For consistently leading by example, taking on major tasks with a smile, and contributing at the community, regional, and international STC levels over many years.  

2008
Dale Erickson 
In recognition of your exemplary leadership, service, and dedication to the Lone Star Community, the Society, and the Technical Communication profession.  

2007
Jackie Damrau
For consistently exemplifying the highest standards of leadership, service, and dedication to the Lone Star Community, the Society, and the Technical Communication profession.

2006
Binion Amerson
For being the brightest star in Lone Star's history and for your undaunted enthusiasm, your visionary leadership, and your inspiration for excellence.

 

Award Criteria

Nominees must be Lone Star Community members and should demonstrate qualifications in the following areas:

  • Displays enthusiasm for any organizational activity, large or small.
  • Seeks difficult challenges, even extending the goals, to deliver excellence for LSC membership.
  • Inspires others to participate and excel in LSC activities.
  • Enhances the reputation of LSC as a leader in both the Society and the technical communication profession.

 

Nomination Process

Any member in good standing with the Lone Star Community may nominate another member for consideration of the Binion Amerson Leadership Award.

  1. Complete the following Nomination Form.
  2. On the form, describe the individual's achievements, activities, and experiences relative to the Award criteria. Cite specific examples and honors that would support the selection of the nominee.
  3. Submit the form.

 

     
   
 
   
     

 

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