annual carl nowell leadership award
The Carl Nowell Leadership Award is presented each year to honor a person who embodies the following characteristics:
- A person who shows dedication and persistence through leadership in the field of prevention and treatment of alcohol and substance abuse services on a local, state, and national level.
- A person who displays steadfast commitment through relentless effort, competence, and planning to improve those services and programs.
- A person who operates with a team mentality and recognizes that significant change is achieved only through the action of many individuals working together.
- A person who shares a vision for exciting possibilities and possesses an absolute belief in his/her ability to make extraordinary things happen.