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Resources for GVSA County Coordinators


The following resources are for GVSA County Coordinators in participating counties.  If you are interested in nominating a volunteer in your county, please use the Directory of Participating Counties to reach out to your local county coordinator to learn more.  

Volunteer Tennessee is seeking local leaders to serve as county coordinators in counties that are not currently participating in the Governor's Volunteer Stars Awards (GVSA).  Find more information on what is involved and a list of counties seeking coordinators here.

Publications for GVSA County Coordinators:

Download the 2021 Governor's Volunteer Stars Awards Guides to assist with your local process:

2021 Quickstart Guide

2021 County Resource Guide


Download the 2021 Governor's Volunteer Stars Awards sample nomination forms.

Sample Nomination Form (Word Doc) - Feel free to adapt the application as needed.

Fillable PDF - If you would like custom wording for this document, please reach out to

Sample Online Form - This sample form is created using Google forms. If you would like a copy to use for your County, please email


Download the following forms individually (They are also a part of the 2021 County Resource Guide).

Nomination Scoring Sheet
Sample Media Alerts
Sample Correspondence
Tips for a Great Nomination
Honoree Notification Letter