Nominate Someone You Know for an Anoka County Public Health Award
The Anoka County Board of Commissioners would like to recognize individuals and/or groups (youth and adults) who have made contributions to public health in their communities.
These awards recognize and honor citizens in Anoka County who devote their time, energy, and talents to improving public health in their communities.
There are four award categories: Youth Individuals, Youth Group, Adult Individual, and Adult Group.
For more information and application instructions:
See below or contact Susan Wall at: Phone: 763-324-4296 Fax: 763-324-1033 Email: [email protected]
Instructions for Nominations
Awards are presented during April 2018, Public Health Month, at a scheduled meeting of the Anoka County Board of Commissioners. You may submit your nomination by mail, email or filling out our new electronic form.
Youth-Focused: Individual/Group – an individual 18 years or younger at time of nomination, or an organization that is youth led.
Adult: Individual/Group – an individual 18 years or older at time of nomination, or a group (partnerships, community coalitions, organizations, etc.).
All nominations will be evaluated according to the following criteria:
Leadership – Nominee has demonstrated leadership abilities through work and service.
Community Health Improvement – Nominee demonstrates success in creating solutions to public health problems and has contributed to making improvements in the health status of the community.
Collaboration – Nominee promotes collaboration and cooperation among individuals, organizations, and agencies.
Advocacy – Nominee has been involved in promoting health and healthy behaviors, and/or protecting the health and safety of County citizens.
Nomination forms may be completed for either an individual or group. More than one nomination may be submitted for each category.
Nominations should be no more than two typewritten pages. Two attachments may accompany the nomination form (reference letters, newspaper articles, etc.). Photographs that show individual or group involvement and achievements can be used.
Nominations must describe the public health contributions made in the previous two years and describe the improvements made on the selected public health issue.
If the nomination is for work-related responsibilities, please clarify any additional activities or collaborations within Anoka County that resulted.
Nominations must be submitted by January 31, 2018 to:
Community Health & Environmental Services Department Attn: Susan Wall Anoka County Government Center 2100 3rd Avenue, Suite 600 Anoka, MN 55303-5041