The recipient of the Key Communicator Award shall have contributed significantly to the field of public school communications and need not be a member of TSPRA. The recipient may be a legislator, superintendent, or professional in another field who has improved school communications; or a member of TSPRA who has contributed outstanding service to the profession of public school communications. This award, if given, shall be presented annually at the joint convention of the Texas Association of School Administrators and the Texas Association of School Boards. The TSPRA Awards Committee may solicit nominations for the Key Communicator Award from TSPRA members and other Texas public school educators and officials. Nominations must be received by the chairperson of the Awards Committee before the announced deadline. The final selection is subject to the approval of the TSPRA Executive Committee.