2021 Outstanding OKWIL Leader of the Year - Oklahoma Hotel and Lodging Association
The OH&LA presents this Annual Award Competition, which was created to honor the outstanding professionals in our lodging industry. The awards are presented to individuals and properties that epitomize the service and spirit of our industry. This competition is open to all OH&LA member properties; independent or franchise, and their employees. Deadline to apply: November 30, 2021.


The OH&LA presents this Annual Award Competition, which was created to honor the outstanding professionals in Oklahoma's lodging industry. The awards are presented to individuals and properties that epitomize the service and spirit of our industry. This competition is open to all OH&LA member properties; independent or franchise, and their employees. We urge each member property to nominate one employee in each category. Although properties may submit only one employee nomination per category, a property may enter a different employee in each category if they wish. Candidates nominated in previous years are eligible for re-nomination. Please DO NOT have several members of your management team submit duplicate nominations for employees. All nominations and support materials must be received by OH&LA by the deadline. Entries received after the deadline will not be considered. Below you will be asked to:
  • provide nominee information
  • upload a photo of nominee
  • upload any supporting material necessary
Nominee Information
Nominee Property Information
Submitter Information

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Nomination Specifics: Outstanding OKWIL Leader of the Year
This award is given to a female hospitality professional who serves as a leader and role model within the hotel community.This nominee MUST be a member of AH&LA and OKWIL. This award is not about your amount of experience or your title, but rather how you've spent your time in the industry. Candidates should describe noteworthy accomplishments, leadership roles, volunteer positions and personal initiative. Nominees can be either self or peer-nominated. Nominees are judged on:
  • Outstanding Volunteer Service to Property
  • Outstanding Volunteer Service to Community
  • Leadership Roles in the Hotel Industry
  • Service as a Role Model or Mentor to others in industry
  • Accomplishments
  • Examples of being a Community/Industry "Difference-Maker"
All materials must be received in the OH&LA office on or before the deadline. Nominations received after the deadline will not be considered. Faxed nominations or support materials will not be considered.