NASW IDAHO CHAPTER: PUBLIC CITIZEN OF THE YEAR AWARD
The Idaho Public Citizen of the Year Award honors an outstanding member of the Idaho community whose accomplishments exemplify the values and mission of professional social work. The award recipient is not a social worker.
The award recipient must:
- Make a significant contribution to an area or population of concern to the social work profession such as:
- At-risk or vulnerable populations
- Quality of life in communities
- Social issues
- Act with courage
- Demonstrate outstanding leadership with their community
- Exemplify social work values and ethics
NASW Idaho Chapter members, individuals and social welfare organizations may nominate a citizen by submitting the following:
- Complete nomination information (listed below) e-mailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org
- One-page summary that describes
- What the citizen has accomplished
- What the outcomes of their efforts were in Idaho state
- Who benefited from their efforts and work
- How the citizen’s accomplishments relate to social work, its practice and overall enhancement to the community in which the citizen resides.
- Three (3) letters of support, and written permission to use letters in awards package
- Recent photo (jpeg format)
To ensure the nominee’s eligibility, please adhere to the nomination guidelines. Use clear, concise, descriptive examples of activities and accomplishments. The nomination packet must include the nominee contact information, summary sheet, support letters, and photo. Incomplete packages will not be accepted. The Idaho Awards Committee selects and approves the award recipient.