■ An agency or individual may nominate up to three volunteers who are currently engaged in active volunteer service.
■ Volunteers who are nominated may not have received any monetary compensation for their service.
■ Services delivered by the nominee must not be restricted to a particular religious denomination.
■ Volunteer service in partisan politics cannot be considered.
■ Work must be performed in the Houston area.
■ One nomination per individual or group.
■ Previous nominees who were not selected are eligible.