The AskYourTeam Emerging Leader of the Year Award recognises an emerging leader, aged 35 or under, who has a proven track record of designing or delivering innovative and successful programmes, projects, processes or practices with an identifiable community impact.

The AskYourTeam Emerging Leader of the Year Award is offered as an important aspect of the Taituarā strategy to support increased leadership capability in the sector. The AskYourTeam Emerging Leader of the Year Award is part of the Taituarā LGLeadership Pathways initiative which includes a range of programmes and activities that provide staff across the sector with outstanding leadership development opportunities.

The recipients of the 2022 AskYourTeam Emerging Leader of the Year Award are Natasha Stubbing and Shyamal Ram. They will travel to Columbus/Franklin County, United States, to attend the 2022 ICMA Conference (ongoing travel restrictions due to COVID-19 may necessitate in a change to this destination).

The winner of the 2021 Award was Central Hawke’s Bay Council’s Darren de Klerk.

If you have any queries regarding this award or the LGLeadership Pathways initiative please email info@taituara.org.nz