Houston/Gulf Coast Chapter
Joining and strengthening diverse leaders to serve the common good.

Nomination Form for Fellows Programs

Nominations submitted at any time between June 13, 2020
and May 31, 2021 will be considered for classes beginning in spring 2022.

Nomination submissions are limited to American Leadership Forum Senior Fellows.  Thank you!

Nominee Name
Email Address
Phone number
 African American
 "Other". Please specify below.
Years Known
Community involvement (include positions held)
Supporting comments relative to selection criteria .
To your knowledge, has this individual previously been invited to participate?
 Yes. Please provide details below.
Does the candidate know about the nomination?
Upload Resume
Upload Bio

Please submit a copy of the candidate's resume (if possible) by e-mailing it to with the subject heading:  Resume for Nomination of X (insert candidate's name here).

Sector: indicate primary (1) and secondary (2) if appropriate

For-Profit Sector:
Public Sector:
 Appointed/elected official
 Civil service leader
 Suburban Leader
Independent Sector:
 Community volunteer
 Non-profit staff
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Selection Criteria for Fellows

1. Outstanding leadership and potential

Participants must have demonstrated leadership ability as evidenced by their achievement of positions of significant responsibility and leadership both at work and in the community. These positions must be exceptional for the participant's age and a pattern should exist which would indicate that his/her initiative and acceptance of responsibility will continue through life.

2. Integrity

Candidates should have demonstrated the highest standards of personal and public honesty and morality, and proven their worthiness of public trust.

3. Professional stature

Candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their excellence in or contributions made to their professional or occupational field.

4. Commitment to the community beyond the profession

Candidates should have demonstrated excellence in leadership outside their professional or occupational field in areas which benefit the larger community. Candidates should have the energy and stamina to sustain them in demanding public leadership roles. Their personal actions and objectives should reflect a concern for the future of the entire community and an appreciation of the rights and responsibilities of citizenship.

5. Willingness to learn and change

Each Fellow should be willing to challenge their own assumptions, and increase their understanding and awareness of others.

6. Capacity to commit attendance to the program

Each Fellow is expected to attend all program sessions unless prevented from doing so by an emergency. It is mandatory that each Fellow attend these program components:  Orientation, Wilderness Experience, Taking Stock and Graduation.


Senior Fellows