Nominate a 2017 Director of the Year!

The purpose of the Director of the Year (DOY) awards is to recognize directors for outstanding performance in the boardroom or behind  the scenes. Please consider the directors with whom you serve and nominate the highest achievers among them. Note that while we are focused on the single highest performer on a given board, you are not limited to a single nominee should you sit on multiple boards.

Nominee Qualifications:

  • Nominees may be from any industry
  • Nominees must be a resident of the San Diego area or serve on a board of a company headquartered in San Diego
  • Awards are based on director’s recent achievements (except for the Lifetime Achievement award)
Nominate a Director Now! (online form)

Click here for the pdf version of the Nomination Form

Nominations must be submitted by end-of-business on Wednesday, May 31, 2017.

View All Past Honorees and the Award Category Descriptions. Please contact Corporate Directors Forum with any questions at 858-455-7930 or

Corporate Directors Forum is a  San Diego-based, 501(c)(6) nonprofit organization founded in 1991. Its purpose is to help directors, and those who support them, build more effective boards through continuous learning and peer-networking.  We believe that boards of directors are strategic assets of corporations, education makes better directors, better directors make boards more effective, and more effective boards make better corporations.