Edge Servant Leadership Award

Honor a current or past volunteer that works for the benefit of others from the burn community.

Named in memory of Thomas Edge, a long-time volunteer and familiar, welcoming face at Phoenix World Burn Congress, the award will recognize selfless leaders of our community who work hard in a volunteer capacity for the benefit of others. 


Recognize an individual who displays examples of Servant Leadership. This award honors selfless leaders of our community who work hard in a volunteer capacity for the benefit of others. Servant Leaders work under a philosophy and set of practices that enrich lives, builds better organizations and ultimately creates a more just and caring world. 


Selection Process

Committee members including board members and staff will select recipient. Must be a current or past volunteer for the Phoenix Society who demonstrates excellent in one or more of the following areas: 

  • Focus on growth and well-being of the community we serve 

  • Support of the Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors mission 

  • Can be considered an exemplary guardian of the burn community’s survivors / families 

  • Empowers and engages others in their support of the Phoenix Society 

  • Works to demonstrate the core values of the Phoenix Society: Integrity, Collaboration, Innovation and Respect 

  • Serve as a role model to all those working to support the burn community 



Recipient will be announced on Phoenix Society's website and social media. The award recipient will also be featured in the fall edition of Burn Support Magazine and recognized during Phoenix World Burn Congress.


To nominate a group, please include the Group Name as well as the primary contact for an individual member of that group. You may enter the Group Name as the 'Nominee First Name' and the primary contact as the 'Nominee Last Name' below.

Past Edge Servant Award Recipients

Rich Casias - 2019
Scott Denman - 2018 (Pictured left)