Nominations DUE September 1, 2016

The Leeanne Seaver Vision Award was established in recognition of Leeanne’s extraordinary commitment to families with children who are deaf and hard of hearing. Her leadership and keen insight as a parent, co-founder and first Executive Director of Hands & Voices helped set the standard for unwavering advocacy, unbiased parent support, effective parent involvement, and parent/professional collaboration. This award is given annually to an individual, whether parent or professional,teen/young adult, D/HH Adult, or an organization that exemplifies the values and commitment to the Hands & Voices vision. The award is presented at the Hands & Voices Leadership Conference each year.

* 1. I/We would like to nominate:

* 2. The nominee is one or more of the following:

* 3. Please describe in one page (word limit is 2000 characters) why you believe this person should receive the Seaver Vision Award. The attributes of the nominee should encompass one or more of the following values: leadership, vision, advocacy, unbiased parent support, effective parent involvement, and parent/professional collaboration
NOTE: you may want to compose nomination in a word doc, and then cut and paste into box below.

* 4. Nominee’s name and title (if any),Email address, and Phone number

* 5. Do you know if the nominee is attending the Leadership Conference?

* 6. Your contact information including name, email, phone number, address, and your role/title.

* 7. Please include a short statement from an additional person/organization as a letter of reference and include their name/email.

Thank you for your nomination. The winner will be announced at the 2016 H&V Leadership Conference in Estes Park, CO on September 17th, 2016