Elected officials (currently in office) and employees of Niagara Region are not eligible.
A nominee for the T. Roy Adams Humanitarian Award:
For applications made this year, the three runners up will automatically be forwarded to the next two years.
An adjudication committee comprised of the Regional Chair, Regional Councillors, Regional Senior Staff and one member of the community will review the nominations and select the recipient.
The award will be presented at the Regional Council meeting in July. The recipient's name will also be engraved on the commemorative plaque which is displayed in the lobby of the Regional Headquarters Building.
|Evaluation Criteria||Explanation||Weight (%)|
|Quality of the 'humanitarian' service||Is it truly humanitarian?||20|
|Scope of Humanitarian Impact||Who does it affect?||16|
|Personal commitment/ sacrifice (time, cost)||What is the degree of sacrifice/commitment|
(e.g. time commitment)?
|Need for the community service||What is the community demand?||14|
|New, unique initiative/idea||Is it a common/ubiquitous community service?||12|
|Niagara benefit||Is it region-wide or strictly local?||10|
|Extent of volunteer/professional capacity||Is it an extension of the nominee's current job (remuneration)?||8|
|References||What is the relative quality & content of submission through additional support information?||4|