Lydia Boyd Communication/Leadership Award

Nominations for the Lydia Boyd Communication/Leadership Award are now open!

In honor of Past International Director, Lydia Boyd, DTM, PID, the 2014 District 1 Council voted to establish the Lydia Boyd Communication/Leadership Award. Lydia is recognized as the first and only District Governor who led our district to number one in the world. By having a clear vision and empowering her team, she left a legacy of excellence in communication and leadership.

We invite you to nominate a member who you think exemplifies excellence, inspires others, transforms norms, and strives for standards.

Only one recipient will be selected each year and you may not nominate yourself.  The award will be presented at the Spring Conference. For further details on the nomination and selection process, please refer to the Criteria and Application links below.

Application Deadline: Sunday, April 28, 2024

Email your completed application to the Lydia Boyd Award Chair, David Kitchen, DTM, PDG at

Lydia Boyd Award Criteria

Lydia Boyd Award Application

Check Past Recipients