Thank you for your interest in Leadership in Motion 2012. Nominations are now closed. Check back in August 2013 to submit a nomination for Leadership in Motion 2013. View last year’s winners here; information on this year’s winners will be added the week of December 17, 2012, after the awards presentation.
COMPASS’ Leadership in Motion awards recognize businesses, individuals, and projects that demonstrate leadership in supporting the Treasure Valley’s regional long-range transportation plan, Communities in Motion. They shine a spotlight on what is working and facilitate the sharing of good ideas. (Scroll down to view Communities in Motion goals and related information.)
The awards will recognize efforts and projects that occurred between July 2011 and June 2012. They will be presented on December 17, 2012, at the Nampa Civic Center during the COMPASS December Board meeting.
Awards will be presented in the following categories:
Leadership by Example, Ada County and Canyon County (two awards; one per county)
Each of these awards will be presented for a project that is managed, funded, or conducted, wholly or partially, by a public agency that exemplifies on-the-ground implementation of the goals described in Communities in Motion and/or supports the “Community Choices” growth scenario.
Leadership in Private Business
This award will be presented to a business or company whose policies or work projects support the goals of Communities in Motion and/or supports the “Community Choices” growth scenario.
Leadership in Practice, Professional
This award will be presented to an individual who has demonstrated exceptional leadership and commitment to furthering the goals of Communities in Motion through his/her job. Nominees may work in the public or private sectors; COMPASS staff members are not eligible.
Leadership in Practice, Volunteer
This award will be presented to an individual who has demonstrated exceptional leadership and commitment to furthering the goals of Communities in Motion through volunteer activities.
Leadership by Example, Elected Official
This award will be presented to an elected official who has demonstrated region-wide leadership in the areas of transportation and land use planning and whose leadership has helped further the goals of Communities in Motion.
Communities in Motion goals:
- Connections: Provide options for safe access and mobility in a cost-effective manner in the region.
- Coordination: Achieve better inter-jurisdictional coordination of transportation and land use planning.
- Environment: Minimize transportation impacts to people, cultural resources, and the environment.
- Information: Coordinate data gathering and dispense better information.
Through the “Community Choices” growth scenario, Communities in Motion supports:
- Balance between housing and jobs
- Choices in housing types
- Choices in transportation and shorter commuting distance
- Connectivity through higher densities
- Preservation of open space and farmland