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The Laurie Rogoway

Outstanding Jewish Professional Award

The Laurie Rogoway Outstanding Jewish Professional Award is sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Greater Portland in recognition of Laurie Rogoway, a pillar of Jewish leadership for over 30 years in Portland.

 

The purpose of this award is to recognize an individual currently working in a professional capacity at a Jewish communal organization in Greater Portland. The nominee must demonstrate outstanding professional work and a commitment to the field of Jewish professional leadership. 

The winner will receive up to $1800 to subsidize a professional development experience or program. 

Now accepting applications

for Fiscal Year 2020-2021

 

Nominations are due

in the JFGP office
by 12 NOON 

Monday, February 17, 2020.

The Nominee Should Have:

 

• Commitment to Jewish professional leadership.

• Commitment to the future vitality and vibrancy of the Jewish community and people.

• Knowledge of the issues facing the Jewish community. 

• Approach to Jewish communal service in a creative and innovative way.

• Ability to work as a team player and work collaboratively in the larger community.

• Interest in continuing professional development in the field of Jewish communal service.

Eligibility Criteria:

 

• The nominee must be an entry to mid-level Jewish professional (e.g. not a member of an organization's executive/senior leadership team).

• The nominee may be any non-clergy from any Jewish communal service discipline (e.g. synagogue, education, etc.).

• The nominee must be a current employee of a Greater Portland-area Jewish organization, and must have worked in the Greater Portland Jewish community for at least 3 years.

• The nominee must demonstrate interest in continuing a career in Jewish professional leadership.

• Professional development would have a meaningful impact on the nominee's professional abilities/expertise.

Responsibilities And Expectations of award winners:

 

• Attend Federation Annual Meeting June 16, 2020 to receive the Rogoway Award.

• Develop a utilization plan (including estimated costs) within four months of receiving award and present plan to JFGP for approval.

• Serve on the JFGP Selection Committee for this award the following year.

• Monies awarded must be used within 18 months of the award being presented to recipient.

• Integrate the information they obtained through professional enrichment experience into their work as a Jewish communal professional.

• Submit a written summary/deliver a presentation on the professional development experience.

To complete the nomination, please fill out

the online application and submit the

following by email to Caron Blau Rothstein

at caron@jewishportland.org:

 

1. Letter of Nomination (750 words or less)
Please include how the nominee has had impact on:
• Peers/colleagues
• Constituents served
• Lay leaders
• Broader Community

 

2. TWO letters of recommendation to help the committee

get acquainted with your nominee.

NOTE: Please notify the Nominee of your Nomination. Once we receive your completed application, we'll send the Nominee a separate application form.