Thank you for submitting a nomination for the ASAP New England Regional Adaptation Leadership Award (RALA). For more information about the RALA's intent and focus, please visit http://adaptationprofessionals.org/rala. For more information about ASAP, please visit http://adaptationprofessionals.org. If you have questions about the RALA, or any significant barrier to submitting a nomination that fully captures the strength of the nominee’s leadership, please email Beth Gibbons, ASAP's Managing Director, at info@adaptationprofessionals.org.
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Nomination narrative
Please tell us about the nominee, how they have made a noteworthy contribution to adaptation in New England, and why they deserve to be considered for the award. Note: we anticipate that nominees may not stand out on each selection criterion, but we would like to hear of any and all evidence of great leadership in each regard. Therefore, please provide information for each category listed below.
Criterion #1: Visioning
Demonstrated capability of offering engaging visions and helping others to co-create comprehensive visions of a desirable, inclusive, equitable, science-informed, hopeful future under climate change.

In a few sentences, please describe the nominee's vision or co-created vision, and how they helped create it. Also, give one or two examples of how the nominee is enacting or has enacted their vision.

Limit: 200 words.

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Criterion #2: Thinking
Demonstrated sophistication in understanding and approaching adaptation as a systemic issue that cuts across sectors, disciplines, scales of governance, jurisdictions, and social groups, and ability to find integrative solutions that address trade-offs, achieve multiple benefits, and create synergies.

Give examples (up to three) that illustrate the scope and manner of the nominees' thinking about adaptive solutions, preparedness, or resilience building.

Limit: 200 words.

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Criterion #3: Communicating
Demonstrated excellence in bringing people together through communication and collaboration, through things such as: effective communication of technical issues; engaging across differences; effective facilitation of, or participation in, dialogue; helping to generate support for adaptation action; overcoming conflict and separation; and instill hope in others.

Share up to three examples of the nominee's most compelling, persuasive, motivational and/or inclusive communication. Where available, please include links to publicly available outputs, such as interviews or blog posts.

Limit: 200 words.

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Criterion #4: Doing
Demonstrated use of strategy and problem-solving skills to move things forward and get things done, resulting in positive impacts for people, nature, and the economy, and an enthusiasm to address climate adaptation challenges that inspires others to get things done.

Describe up to three of the most impactful acts of the nominee and how they illustrate their effectiveness in moving adaptation action forward. Where applicable, be sure to highlight use of creative solutions to overcome resource or capacity constraints.

Limit: 200 words.

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Criterion #5: Learning
Demonstrated capacity to reflect, learn, and adjust, and help others reflect, learn, and adjust.

Describe one or two examples that illustrate the nominee's commitment to a learning-oriented, "adaptive" mindset or building a learning-oriented and adaptive culture in their organization or community.

Limit: 200 words.

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Other relevant information
Please provide any additional information you consider essential to understanding the leadership the nominee has provided on climate change adaptation to date. This might include highlights about the significance of their work for particularly vulnerable populations, sectors, communities, or environments; the innovative nature of their work; their creativity in overcoming barriers; or any other qualities and impacts you consider critical for consideration in the award selection process.

Limit: 500 words.

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