To be eligible, the nominee must meet the following requirements to be nominated for this award:
1. Must be employed by an ISRI member company meeting the following criteria:
a. Member firms include Processors, Merchants, Traders, Brokers, Domestic Associate, Consumer, Paper Mill, and International categories. Only firms recognized by ISRI shall be eligible. Subsidiary firms or any other type of operation that is not listed or recognized by ISRI national is not eligible.
b. Member company must be in good standing with both ISRI national and the chapter, having satisfied all dues and assessments.
2. This award is open to individuals born on or after January 1, 1982.
3. Nominee should have a minimum of 1 full year in the industry.