How are Living Treasures Nominated?
Who can nominate a Living Treasure?
Anyone, anywhere is welcome to nominate a Los Alamos resident. Only three Treasures are named each year but all nominations are kept on file for future consideration.
When are nominations due?
Nominations may be submitted any time, but to be considered for the cohort in 2023, nominations must be received by June 1, 2023. Nominations, along with the nominations already on file, will be reviewed in June. In early July, the new Treasures will be selected by the Living Treasurers Board.
What information should be included in the nomination?
When did the nominee come to Los Alamos;
How long has the nominee been involved in community activities;
In which areas has the nominee contributed to Los Alamos;
How has Los Alamos benefited from the nominee's activities;
Any additional information is welcome.
Nominations supported by additional letters from other people familiar with other aspects of the nominee's service are encouraged.
Where should the nominations be sent?
Living Treasures of Los Alamos
PO Box 1065
Los Alamos, NM 87544