NOMINATIONS DEADLiNE- Friday, November 22, 2019
The Gay S. Lynn Memorial Trophy is awarded to a person that is selected by the Para Sailing Committee as having made an outstanding contribution for sailors with disabilities and the sport of adaptive sailing over a sustained period of time.
The late Gay S. Lynn was a major supporter of adaptive sailing for many. Gay was a passionate advocate of disabled sailing and due in part to her efforts, disabled sailing has touched the lives of many people. She was a racing judge and Jury Chief at many international disabled sailing events, including world championships and Special Olympics. Gay served on the US Sailing Sailors with Special Needs Committee, now called the Para Sailing Committee.
This is the highest award given by the Para Sailing Committee and is presented at the Sailing Leadership Forum or National Sailing Programs Symposium.
Please provide detailed examples of why this person is deserving of such an honor.