The Mesa Citizens of the Year organization is now accepting nominations for the Man and Woman of the Year Award for 2019. The public is invited to nominate a person who has demonstrated significant, long-term community volunteerism. The Man and Woman of the Year Awards will be presented to the honorees in February 2020 at the Citizens of the Year Awards Banquet to be held at the Hilton Phoenix/Mesa.
For the 2019-2020 Cycle, Nominations Must be Submitted by:
October 11, 2019 at midnight, (Arizona time).
History of the Award
The prestigious Mesa Citizen of the Year award recognizes and honors exceptional volunteers who have demonstrated significant long-term commitment and accomplishment through a broad-range of volunteerism enhancing the community by their service and excellence of leadership.
The Mesa Citizen of the Year Award was founded in 1935 by Charles and Florence Mitten, the owners of the Mesa Tribune.
This prestigious award recognizes and honors deserving volunteers who have demonstrated significant long-term commitment and accomplishment through a broad-range of volunteerism enhancing the community by their service and excellence of leadership.
A successful nominee for Mesa’s Man and Woman of the Year will have:
Committed a significant amount of time to a broad-ranging variety of volunteer service within the Mesa community;
Clearly provided leadership excellence;
Set positive examples and motivation for others; and,
Although Mesa residency is not required, it may, nevertheless, be considered in the process.
A committee of past honorees makes the selection of a man and woman to be honored at the annual Awards Banquet.
For the nominations occurring in Fall 2019-2020 calendar cycle, we will continue to rely on this Online Nomination system ("Make Nomination Now" Button Below) to streamline and speed up the selection process. The Nomination Form is still available to Download Here ( << click the red link), complete the form and then email it the physical address shown on the last page of the Nomination Form.