NJTL Founders' Service Award



Nominees must have promoted the principles of Arthur Ashe - including character and citizenship, demonstrated leadership skills in youth development and made outstanding contributions to the development and/or sustainability of NJTLs both locally and nationally.   
Any individual who meets the criteria and has not previously won is eligible for the award. The current NJTL Committee chairperson and vice chairperson are not eligible.
The nominee shall be nominated by a current USTA member, USTA volunteer, USTA Section or National Staff. The nominee / nominator must submit a narrative to the Selection Committee outlining how the candidate exemplifies the spirit of the award, including how many years the nominee has performed the service to NJTL, the quality of the service and the impact on others. Whenever possible, documentation to help the committee demonstrate the candidate's contribution will be considered, including articles, brochures, letters of support, resume or other informative documentation.
Lendward "Lenny" Simpson


Bert Cole



Barbara Wynne



Cora Masters Barry



Malivai Washington






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