Nominations accepted February 1, 2020 through October 1, 2020 (Class will begin in June 2021)
The American Leadership Forum of Tacoma/Pierce County is comprised of individuals who:
have demonstrated a capacity for leadership in their chosen fields and the community
exhibit interest and concern for the future of the community
reflect the highest levels of integrity, energy, creativity and commitment in service to the community
represent Tacoma/Pierce County’s diversity (physical ability, racial, gender identity, age, ethnic, geographical, sexual orientation, occupational, religious and political)
have a willingness to learn about and collaborate with people whose culture, background, life experiences and background may be different from their own
Nominee’s Full Name
Preferred Mailing Address
Is this a work or home address?
Check here if this is a home address
Check here if this is a work address
Approx. Age of Candidate
Nominee City of Residence (Nominee must either work or live in Pierce County)
Please list the racial/ethnic identity of the nominee:
How long have you known this person and in what capacity?
Please confirm that your nominee is aware of your nomination and you have discussed the importance of a commitment to the following:
at each class session – 11 monthly sessions (Friday’s), one week in September and overnight in January. Expected 100% attendance
personal commitment contribution to be paid at the time of acceptance in the class - If necessary, alternate payment arrangements can be made. $1,000 required minimum
. We ask those selected and/or their employer to $9,000 is the full cost of the program ($8,000 + $1,000 minimum personal commitment) Monthly/quarterly payments over time are a great way to do so. ALF is committed to remaining a needs-blind organization - the Selection Committee is unaware of a nominees' financial capacity. Please see scholarship information below. look for ways to cover as much of the full cost of training as possible.
Scholarships will be available for portions of the total program cost for those unable to fully fund their participation thanks to the loyal support of our foundation partners and Senior Fellow (graduates) annual donations. To discuss financing options, please call Beth in the ALF office. Availability of scholarships:
in the nomination pool It is in the pool not unusual for a candidate to not be selected their first year due to the rolling nomination pool and the balance ALF strives for in seating classes. Nominations remain active . for three consecutive years
ALF will request a new or updated is Statement of Interest (SOI) form from all nominees in the selection pool (in September/October each year). The SOI . ALF will contact nominees directly for this information. required for consideration
Please check here to confirm you have discussed the items above with your nominee.
Nominee’s Category or Profession (check those that apply)
Military (Active or Retired)
Does the nominee see his or her long-term future in Tacoma/Pierce County?
Reasons why you feel the nominee will be a valuable addition to the ALF network and mission (include nominee’s public service interests
Describe how the nominee would contribute to the diversity of the class (include racial, ethnic, age, religious, political, LGBTQA+, occupational, geographic and other aspects that reflect the diversity of Tacoma/Pierce County).
Please list other ALF Senior Fellows who may be a reference for this nominee
PLEASE EMAIL OR FAX A BIOGRAPHY OR RESUME TO THE ALF OFFICE AS SOON AS POSSIBLE (firstname.lastname@example.org or 253-284-2281).
You WILL RECEIVE A CONFIRMATION PAGE AND EMAIL once this form is submitted.
IF YOU DO NOT, please call the ALF office to verify receipt. 253-284-2280. Thank you.