Leadership Award

2019 Leadership Award

The Leadership Award is generally awarded to a KSLA Senior Living Community Executive Director, Manager or Administrator. Any KSLA provider or associate member may nominate any KSLA Provider member for this award. The award is based upon outstanding leadership demonstrated by a senior living industry professional in the following ways: demonstrate effective interpersonal skills that create space for the consideration of, and response to, the needs, feelings and capabilities of staff and residents, along with the ability to partner with and influence others to negotiate solutions to problems; the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with all levels of staff and residents; create cooperative working relationships with all members of the community by encouraging and facilitating cooperation within the team environment and throughout the community; effectively demonstrate conflict management in a positive and constructive manner; create an environment of trust among the staff, residents and families of residents; demonstrate a commitment to, and expectation of, continual learning among the entire staff; recognize his/her own strengths and weaknesses, as well as those of the staff, and pursue professional development and further education where needed; encourage and enable others to provide quality resident service; possess and instill in others a spirit of service; effectively manage finances, human resources, and technical resources effectively to get the most for the community; hold himself/herself and the staff accountable for accomplishment of responsibilities; and value cultural diversity and other individual differences in the workforce and apply policies, procedures, requirements, and regulations equally to all staff.To Nominate a Leader for this award, please fill out the form below. The deadline to submit nominations for the Leadership Award is Monday, March 25, 2019.
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