LeadingAge Maryland Member Awards 2021

LeadingAge Maryland invites you to submit nominations for individuals and/or organizations who over the last year have demonstrated exceptional commitment and service to older Marylanders, their teams, and organizations. Winning individuals and organizations will be celebrated at the LeadingAge Maryland Reception and Awards Ceremony on November 16 at Turf Valley in Ellicott City, Maryland. Nominations for the following Award categories are due on September 15, 2021

Jill Schumann Lifetime Achievement Award
This award recognizes one LeadingAge Maryland Member, active or retired, who has demonstrated exceptional commitment and passion in expanding possibilities for aging in Maryland. This person is a natural ambassador for their community, and trusted voice and advocate in the field of aging services.

Excellence in Care and Service
This award recognizes individuals who have demonstrated exceptional proficiency in the delivery of quality services.

Excellence in Leadership
This award recognizes individuals who have demonstrated an exceptional commitment to building and promoting a sense of community; embracing diversity; promoting mentoring and collaborations; helping advance the field of aging services; and embodying the values and mission of their organization.

Excellence in Innovation
This award recognizes programs or services from a community or organization which go above and beyond normal operations and enhance the field of aging services. This includes programs, services, or initiatives that demonstrate unusual creativity and out-of-the-box thinking to overcome challenges, improving a process, program, or the entire organization.

Heroes in Action
This award recognizes individuals who faced the challenges of the pandemic with grace, commitment, and innovation. They were beacons of hope and support to those around them during difficult times, consistently went above and beyond the call of duty in supporting elders and helped ensure the success of their teams and organizations.

Please complete the following nomination form, and we look forward to celebrating with attendees in November!


  If you'd like to submit a video entry, please send an email to SHemming@leadingagemaryland.org