Does the nominee have a steadfast history of commitment to his/her community? The University?
Does the nominee play active volunteer roles? Does he/she go above and beyond what's required. For example, leading an effort versus "sitting" on many boards without providing leadership.
Is there evidence that the nominee makes a significant difference as a result of his/her service?
Has the nominee initiated a significant volunteer program?
Is there evidence that he/she is highly respected by peers?
Does the nomination support that the nominee is committed to excellence, continued improvement and lifelong learning?
Has the nominee won other prestigious awards for his/her service?