The Executive Director is responsible for providing overall leadership in the day-to-day operation of a senior living community. This person is charged with maintaining staff and resident and family engagement in addition to budget adherence and regulatory compliance.
First awarded in 2012, the ALFA Senior Living Community Leadership Award will honor one executive director of a senior living community who is an ideal representative and role model for the thousands of executives leading senior living communities. Additionally, senior living will recognize a core group of executive directors as part of the Circle of Leadership.
Community Leadership Award Background
The following questions are used to help prepare nominations:
All nominations are due by COB December 13, 2013 through ALFA's online nominations system. All companies submitting award nominations must be ALFA members in order to move on to being assessed. Every submission will be judged and ranked against the following criteria:
The winning nomination for the Senior Living Community Leadership Award will be announced at the 2014 ALFA Conference and Expo; May 19-22, 2014. More information about the conference is available at alfa.org/conference.
Selected Executive Director will travel to the ALFA Conference and Expo. Full conference registration, air travel and one hotel night included.
ALFA Circle of Leadership
ALFA Circle of Leadership recognition is bestowed upon individuals who are nominated for the ALFA Executive Director Leadership Award. Though these individuals were not selected as the winner, they are honored for championing quality of life for the residents they serve, and for providing overall leadership in the day-to-day operation of a senior living community.
The Circle of Leadership honorees are rewarded for their dedication with a special certificate from ALFA President & CEO, Rick Grimes.