Annual Awards Banquet Nominations

Nominate an outstanding Business, businessman or woman or a citizen that makes a difference in the Johnston Community!  Deadline to submit nominations: Friday, January 31, 2020

Business Person of the Year
The Johnston Chamber of Commerce “Business Person of the Year” award is designed to recognize the contributions of time and talents by a business person to the development and growth of the City of Johnston.  (Nominee must be a member of the Johnston Chamber of Commerce) Candidates for the award should meet the following criteria:

  • Be a current member of the Johnston Chamber of Commerce.
  • Be a business owner or an employee of a business that has contributed significantly to the promotion and growth of the Johnston business community.
  • Does not need to be a resident of Johnston.

Citizen of the Year

The Johnston Chamber Citizen of the Year should be a person who during the past year has demonstrated exemplary volunteer efforts, possesses the highest standards of responsibility in civic life, has helped in the promotion of the public welfare and personally worked with distinction to benefit Johnston.

A volunteer in the Johnston Community who’s efforts exhibit leadership, vision, creativity and positive citizenship by providing service to programs and activities which impact our Community.

Is an inspirational role model and made a significant contribution to the Johnston Community.

Volunteer service must be beyond that contained in the nominees work related job description.

Nominee is an example that inspires others to serve our community, committed to enhancing Johnston, provided selfless service and brings distinction to what they do.

Has proven to be a person who puts others before themselves and strives to make Johnston the best it can be.

Member of the Year Award
Exhibits outstanding and continuing commitment to the Johnston Chamber through selfless involvement in Chamber programs, volunteerism and passion to help the Chamber members succeed. (Nominee must be a member of the Johnston Chamber of Commerce)

New Member of the Year Award
The new member award is presented to a Chamber member who exemplifies all that we hope for when someone joins our Chamber.  This is someone who makes their presence known and makes the most of their Chamber membership. (Nominee must be a member of the Johnston Chamber of Commerce)

Download Nomination Form

List of Past Recipients for the Business & Citizen of the Year Award Past Business & Citizens of the Year