The prestigious Leadership Lake County Leader of the Year award is presented to one outstanding recipient each year for their contributions in Lake County. I encourage you to nominate someone who you believe is worthy of such an award of distinction.
Nominations forms are due on or before January 31, 2019. Late nominations will not be accepted.
Please note that our nomination form has changed. Prior nominees may be resubmitted using the current form.
Nominee must live or be employed within Lake County. Nominator must be an alumni of Leadership Lake County in good standing.
Achievements for consideration must have been completed within the last five (5) years (2012-2017).
All sections must be completed.
NEW: Current members of the Leadership Lake County Board of Trustees are not eligible to be nominated.
2018 - 2019 Board of Trustees:
Tony Mancari Kim Fraser Laurie Principe Andy Meinhold
Ali Adinaro Ed Brown Dione DeMitro Ryan Dumermuth Judge Colleen Falkowski Mark Fosnaught Clark Gerber
Ann Mahler Christine Matthews Thomas Morse Raymond Paganini Denise Quiggle Jeff Ruple Greg Sanders
Chris Selan Dave Skursha
All nominations received are kept confidential. The Leader of the Year Committee is comprised of Leadership Lake County trustees and graduates from a broad span of years and companies.
Click here to proceed to the online nomination form. Nominations due January 31, 2019.
Click here to download the nomination as a fillable pdf form. You will need to email the completed form to firstname.lastname@example.org
Leader of the Year Award Recipients 1989-2018
- Wilbur R. Moyer, 1989
- Joseph D. Rusnak, 1990
- Richard H. Gehring, 1991
- Michael D. Lyster, 1992
- Joseph A. Lesak, 1993
- Dr. Ralph R. Doty, 1994
- Kenneth M. Iwashita, 1995
- Jack E. Daniels, 1996
- Arthur S. Holden, Jr. & Constance P. Irvin, 1997
- J. William Stanton, 1998
- Paul J. Beddia, 1999
- Harry L. Allen, Jr., 2000
- Dr. James H. Capitan, 2001
- Thomas W. Benda, 2002
- David J. Enzerra, 2003
- Cytnhia Moore-Hardy, 2004
- Roger J. Sustar, 2005
- Dr. Morris W. Beverage, Jr., 2006
- Ellen Foley Kessler, 2007
- Judie & Dave Crockett, 2008
- Nancy & Ed Brown, 2009
- Bruce M. Kephart, 2010
- Michael T. Victor, 2011
- Dr. Jacqueline Hoynes, 2012
- Rita & Peter Carfagna, 2013
- Bob Cahen, 2014
- Judge Colleen Falkowski, 2015
- Andy L. Meinhold, 2016
- David Cowen and Dennis Eckart, 2017
- Nancy Guthrie, 2018