JProStL Peer Award Nominations

Peer Award Category Descriptions

Career Achievement – An experienced professional with over 20 years professional experience (including at least ten in the St. Louis Jewish community) who has consistently demonstrated exceptional dedication and effectiveness throughout their career.

Chesed/Kindness – A staff person who provides exceptional care and kindness to clients, members, and/or volunteers.

Dedication – A staff person who demonstrates consistent dedication to their colleagues, their work, and the organization.

Young Adult Leader – A staff person under 35 years of age who demonstrates exceptional initiative, dedication, and effectiveness within his/her organization.

Educator – A teacher who nurtures Jewish identity, develops innovative curriculum, is seen as a role model, and has a recognized impact at the school, congregation, agency, and/or community.

Mentor – A supervisor who is seen as a role model and provides valued guidance and support to staff and/or volunteer leaders.

Pillar – A staff person whose expertise, commitment, and reliability is vital to the success of the organization.

Visionary – An established professional leader who has had a significant impact on the organization and community through innovation in program development, outreach, and or/collaborations.


Nominations for the 2024 JProStL awards are now closed. Event registration will open in mid-January.