Clear Lake Citizen of the Year

The Rotary Citizen of the Year Nominee should be someone who exemplifies “Service Above Self” in their personal and professional life. Please submit an individual for consideration by email or mail with a short letter of explanation and recommendation describing how the nominee fulfills the following criteria:

  • Contributes significantly to improving the quality of life in our community.
  • Demonstrates leadership on community issues resulting in the enhancement of community
  • Works closely with local partners to develop sustainable solutions to community challenges.
  • Embodies Rotary’s guiding principles of truth, fairness, goodwill and friendship.

The award has been renamed in honor of long time member William L. Nicholas.

Thank you all for your help and support.

Nomination Form

Download and mail in your nomination or fill out the form below. Nominations are open through October 30, 2023.

This form is currently closed for submissions. Please be thinking of who you would like to submit for Citizen of the Year next year!

Our Past and Present Honorees

1990Marlys VanHorn2007Laurence Frederickson
1991Tom Lincoln2008James R. Larson
1992John Perkins2009Mary R. Woerner
1993Gene Madson2010Diane L. Thompson
1994Jeff Nicholas2011Robert F. Ingersoll
1995Jim Ransom2012Donald P. Christ
1996Dean Snyder2013David L. Theiss
1997Lud Wangberg2014Judy Lincicum
1998Dr. Robert Huntington2015Marcia Grabinski
1999Marius Perkins2016Janice “Jan” Fynskov
2000Dr. Robert Borgman2017Dennis L. Keith
2001Dano Morf2018Rev. Den Hess
2002Craig Rule2019Denni Erickson
2003Gary Mrosko2020Beth Ann Schumacher
2004Ron Andrews2021Eldon Vine
2005Kirk Kraft2022Scott Flory
2006Donna Dull