About the Award

Who should be nominated? What are the criteria?

The Person of the Year is a person that has gone beyond the call of duty for the township within the last year. They have shown exceptional dedication to our community, and have helped make our township more successful. We will honor one adult volunteer each year. The person you nominate cannot be a paid employee or have received any type of compensation (either financial or otherwise) from your organization for their work. All of his/her time and effort must be completely voluntary.

Who is judging?

A panel of judges will be selected bt the Committee Task Force from the following areas:

  • Judicial System of the District
  • Local Clergy
  • News Media
  • Business Leader
  • Academia
  • Past Person of the Year winners

When are nominations due?

Nominations for the 2019 Person of the Year Award open on September 24, 2019.

Nominators have the option to submit a nomination by mail, or email. No late applications will be accepted. For more information, contact Holly Freese.

What does the winner receive?

The Volunteer of the year will receive Township-wide recognition for their extraordinary efforts and an award for their achievement, as well as an inscription in the perpetual plauque. The recipient of the award and the 2 runners up will receive $1,500 and $1,000 toward their cause. (Or, if not consistent with the Second Class Township Code, a cause that is defined by the code)

Winners will be honored during the 2019 Person of the Year and Volunteer Appreciation Banquet on January 18