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Legacy Leaders Circle

Inductees into the inaugural class of Legacy Leaders

The ANCOR Foundation’s Legacy Leaders Circle honors our finest and most influential leaders. Established in 2010, it celebrates the accomplishments of long-term ANCOR members who have made significant contributions to ANCOR during their tenure as a member. The inaugural class of 25 Legacy Leaders was inducted at ANCOR's 40th Anniversary celebration, and new inductees have been honored annually.

2020 Legacy Leaders Circle Recipients


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How are Legacy Leaders Chosen?

Eligibility Criteria

Nominees for this honor must have been active ANCOR members for a minimum of seven years.  Additionally, nominees will have distinguished themselves in one or more of the following ways:

  • Service as chair, co-chair or committee member within ANCOR

  • Participation in ANCOR and/or ANCOR Foundation governance structure (Board of Directors, Board of Representatives, etc.)

  • Other significant service to the association


Nominations are accepted from a variety of sources, including agency boards of directors, agency staff, family members and colleagues. The ANCOR Foundation is now accepting nominations. Submit a nomination by March 31, 2021 for consideration.  

A selection committee reviews nominations and recommends a slate of awardees to the ANCOR Foundation Board of Directors. If a nominee is selected, the nominator will be contacted in early April 2021 and receive instructions to prepare for the awards presentation and coordinate travel logistics for the recipient.