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Jason Jones ICF-MN fills my bucket!! I look forward to the in person meetings to connect with my tribe of coaches and enjoy the way of being only coaches embody. It energizes me.
Bev Lutz ICF membership provides incredible professional networking opportunities, professional and personal growth, and opportunities to explore my strengths as I volunteer in service of my profession.  My chapter really helps me stay current with coaching, thought leadership, and learn-n-earn (CEU’s) from professional development events.  But it’s the supportive coach-friends and collaborators who have made membership for me priceless. //

Irene Kelly

Being a member of ICF offers me the opportunity for certification by the industry professional standard bearer; being a member of ICF Minnesota connects me to my professional peers for networking and collaboration.  Membership in both establishes me as “credible” and provides me opportunities to learn and grow.


Mary Kay Delvo  

Being a member of ICF-Minnesota helps me continue to bring my 'best self' to my clients.

Trish Perry ICF-MN gives me a place to authentically connect and share with other coaches. I have created long lasting friendships, collaborations and mentorships that have profoundly enriched my life and my business. //
Ann Marie Forshay ICF MN has provided me with crucial connections to other entrepreneurs and colleagues who share similar goals and challenges in their businesses. It's a welcoming place full of great ideas that have moved me forward both professionally and personally. //
Sara Krisher ICF Minnesota is the place to be if you're a coach or you're interested in the coaching profession. We come together to connect, grow and give because we are stronger together than we are apart. //
Lance Hazzard I chose to get involved with the ICF Minnesota Chapter to be part of a community of coaches who help our clients grow and achieve their goals. This organization brings great content to our coaching community and enables opportunities to learn and collaborate in multiple ways. //


The PRISM Award recognizes and celebrates organizations who have created excellence and enhanced effectiveness through their commitment to and utilization of coaching as a part of their leadership strategy.

This PRISM Award will be presented on September 29, 2020 by ICF Minnesota at a special bi-annual Award Showcase event.  

ICF Minnesota asks that all nominated organizations be represented at the Awards Showcase event.  Finalist(s) for the award will be featured as part of the event program and have the opportunity to share how coaching made a difference to their organization and their employees.    


  1. The organization must be nominated by a coach who is an active member who is in good standing of ICF Minnesota or ICF Global; or holds ICF credentials; or has graduated from an ICF-accredited coaching school listed on the ICF website at, or graduated from a coach-specific training program in process of seeking ICF accreditation.
  2. The organization can be public or private, not-for-profit or for-profit, and must be located in Minnesota. The coach does not need to reside in Minnesota.
  3. Any size organization may be nominated.
  4. The organization must have utilized coaching in the year preceding nomination.
  5. A client representative of the nominated organization must be available to be interviewed 
    by the Selection Committee by phone about the coaching initiative.
  6. The coaching initiatives may include any/all of the following: one-on-one coaching, 
    group/team coaching, coach training for managers, or other supportive coaching initiatives.
  7. Coaches may nominate more than one organization for the PRISM Award.
  8. The nominating Coach must submit a completed nomination form (no more than 6 pages) 
    by midnight on May 30, 2020, for the organization to be eligible for the PRISM Award

ICF Minnesota is collecting this information for the sole purpose of selecting a winner for 2020 PRISM Award in Minnesota. To ensure confidentiality, access will be limited to the judges and/or ICF Minnesota leaders. This information will not be used for any other purpose.

For questions contact Judy Zimmer at or 612-396-7574.



nominate an organization

Nominate an organization that has created excellence and enhanced effectiveness through their utilization of coaching as part of their leadership strategy. Nominations must be submitted by midnight May 30, 2020. 

Submit Your Nomination