Alumni HomeAlumni StoriesAwardsDenise M. Trauth Outstanding Leadership AwardDenise M. Trauth Outstanding Leadership Award Nominations Denise M. Trauth Outstanding Leadership Award Criteria and Guidelines Consideration Criteria Exceptional leadership qualities and ability to lead in their role while demonstrating dedication to the campus community Ability to foster and embrace diversity and inclusiveness among students, faculty, and staff Honor and prestige through initiatives, motivation, and innovation to create positive and impactful change to Texas State University and the San Marcos and/or Round Rock community Groundbreaking discoveries in the future of academics and continues to further push boundaries in exploring research for the university Ability to integrate technological innovation to cultivate extraordinary learning opportunities for students Commitment to making significant contributions to enhance the student experience, academic programs, and student organizations at Texas State University Dedication, integrity, and selflessness while making a positive impact on the university Outstanding ability to engage and develop partnerships within the university and community Ethical behavior, compassion, respect, integrity, fairness to all university students and staff Nominations of individuals not selected will be held and considered “active” for two (2) consecutive years (the first year of nomination and one subsequent year) Nominee Requirements Nominee must meet the award recipient criteria above Nominee must be in good standing with the university Nominee can either be a full-time or part-time Texas State University employee, alumnus, former student or a supporter of the university Nominee must be able to attend the 2023 Distinguished Alumni Gala Self-nominations will not be accepted Nomination Guidelines and Requirements The nomination packet MUST include the following items: Nomination form for the Denise M. Trauth Outstanding Leadership Award Nominee’s resume, CV, including any other awards that are pertinent Three letters of recommendation The nomination packet must be received in its entirety by the deadline. Nominations may be made by any individual or group, except for self-nominations. Method of Submission Please complete the nomination form below and submit the required documents in one of the following ways: Electronic upload via the nomination form below Email to email@example.com Mail or hand-deliver to: Office of Alumni RelationsTexas State University601 University Dr.LBJ Student Center, 3-20.5San Marcos, TX 78666 The nomination packet must be received in its entirety by the deadline. Full nomination packets for 2023 award nominees must be received by June 12, 2023 at 5:00 p.m. CST. Denise M. Trauth Outstanding Leadership Award Nominations Nominator InformationYour Name* First Last Your Phone Number*Your E-mail Address* Your Relationship to the Nominee* Nominee InformationNominee Name* First Last Nominee Address* Street Address Address Line 2 City State / Province / Region ZIP / Postal Code Country AfghanistanAlbaniaAlgeriaAmerican SamoaAndorraAngolaAnguillaAntarcticaAntigua and BarbudaArgentinaArmeniaArubaAustraliaAustriaAzerbaijanBahamasBahrainBangladeshBarbadosBelarusBelgiumBelizeBeninBermudaBhutanBoliviaBonaire, Sint Eustatius and SabaBosnia and HerzegovinaBotswanaBouvet IslandBrazilBritish Indian Ocean TerritoryBrunei DarussalamBulgariaBurkina FasoBurundiCabo VerdeCambodiaCameroonCanadaCayman IslandsCentral African RepublicChadChileChinaChristmas IslandCocos IslandsColombiaComorosCongoCongo, Democratic Republic of theCook IslandsCosta RicaCroatiaCubaCuraçaoCyprusCzechiaCôte d'IvoireDenmarkDjiboutiDominicaDominican RepublicEcuadorEgyptEl SalvadorEquatorial GuineaEritreaEstoniaEswatiniEthiopiaFalkland IslandsFaroe IslandsFijiFinlandFranceFrench GuianaFrench PolynesiaFrench Southern TerritoriesGabonGambiaGeorgiaGermanyGhanaGibraltarGreeceGreenlandGrenadaGuadeloupeGuamGuatemalaGuernseyGuineaGuinea-BissauGuyanaHaitiHeard Island and McDonald IslandsHoly SeeHondurasHong KongHungaryIcelandIndiaIndonesiaIranIraqIrelandIsle of ManIsraelItalyJamaicaJapanJerseyJordanKazakhstanKenyaKiribatiKorea, Democratic People's Republic ofKorea, Republic ofKuwaitKyrgyzstanLao People's Democratic RepublicLatviaLebanonLesothoLiberiaLibyaLiechtensteinLithuaniaLuxembourgMacaoMadagascarMalawiMalaysiaMaldivesMaliMaltaMarshall IslandsMartiniqueMauritaniaMauritiusMayotteMexicoMicronesiaMoldovaMonacoMongoliaMontenegroMontserratMoroccoMozambiqueMyanmarNamibiaNauruNepalNetherlandsNew CaledoniaNew ZealandNicaraguaNigerNigeriaNiueNorfolk IslandNorth MacedoniaNorthern Mariana IslandsNorwayOmanPakistanPalauPalestine, State ofPanamaPapua New GuineaParaguayPeruPhilippinesPitcairnPolandPortugalPuerto RicoQatarRomaniaRussian FederationRwandaRéunionSaint BarthélemySaint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da CunhaSaint Kitts and NevisSaint LuciaSaint MartinSaint Pierre and MiquelonSaint Vincent and the GrenadinesSamoaSan MarinoSao Tome and PrincipeSaudi ArabiaSenegalSerbiaSeychellesSierra LeoneSingaporeSint MaartenSlovakiaSloveniaSolomon IslandsSomaliaSouth AfricaSouth Georgia and the South Sandwich IslandsSouth SudanSpainSri LankaSudanSurinameSvalbard and Jan MayenSwedenSwitzerlandSyria Arab RepublicTaiwanTajikistanTanzania, the United Republic ofThailandTimor-LesteTogoTokelauTongaTrinidad and TobagoTunisiaTurkmenistanTurks and Caicos IslandsTuvaluTürkiyeUS Minor Outlying IslandsUgandaUkraineUnited Arab EmiratesUnited KingdomUnited StatesUruguayUzbekistanVanuatuVenezuelaViet NamVirgin Islands, BritishVirgin Islands, U.S.Wallis and FutunaWestern SaharaYemenZambiaZimbabweÅland Islands Nominee Phone Number*Nominee E-mail Address* Nominee Employer* Nominee's Relationship to Texas State*Select all that apply Employee Alumnus Supporter of the University Required QuestionsPlease briefly summarize how the nominee meets the following criteria. Responses should be limited to one short paragraph or 5-7 sentences per section. Exceptional Leadership*How has the nominee demonstrated exceptional leadership qualities and the ability to lead in their role while demonstrating dedication to the campus community?Honor and Prestige*How has the nominee demonstrated honor and prestige through initiatives, motivation, and innovation to create positive and impactful change to Texas State University and the San Marcos and/or Round Rock community?Support for Texas State*How has the nominee demonstrated excellence in supporting Texas State’s mission, values, and goals?Commitment to University Enhancement*How has the nominee demonstrated commitment to making significant contributions to enhance the student experience, academic programs, and student organizations at Texas State University?Submit FilesIf you would like to submit the required nomination packet materials via electronic upload, you may do so here. Otherwise, please either email, mail, or hand-deliver them to our office.Nominee's Resume or CVPlease provide the nominee's current resume, biographical information, or CV. The document should include any pertinent rewards the nominee has received.Max. file size: 10 MB.Letter(s) of RecommendationPlease provide three letters of support. Drop files here or Select files Max. file size: 10 MB, Max. files: 3.