Citizen of the Year Nomination Form

The nominating committee is looking for Venango County citizens who demonstrate a well-rounded and deep-rooted commitment to family and community. Nominees must be community volunteers with records of extensive and diverse participation in community service and civic involvement, aside from accomplishments directly related to the candidate’s employment.

Those wishing to nominate individuals for the Outstanding Citizen Award must submit an official nomination form (Contact information) along with a nominating letter that describes the nominee’s background and qualifications for this award. Those having previously nominated candidates for the Outstanding Citizen awards may re-nominate a candidate by sending an updated nomination letter along with a nomination form. All selections are made without regard to race, color, creed, age or national origin.

If you prefer to fill out a paper copy, stop by the Chamber or print this form by clicking here.

The deadline for submitting a nomination is Friday, November 2, 2018.

Citizen of the Year Nomination

For public nomination of the Citizen of the Year
  • Tell us how you know the nominee
  • Criteria

    • Candidate participates in activities that make a difference in the well-being of others
    • Candidate has exceptional ethical qualities and strives to improve and preserve the community
    • Candidate has shown support for the community over a period of time
    • Completed nomination packet must include:
    ○  Nomination Form ○  Letter stating the candidate’s qualities for the award, written by the nominator ○  Two letters of recommendation to support the nomination, from different sources ○  Additional documentation to support nomination if necessary, i.e. information about awards received,     press releases or news articles citing community involvement, resume or biographical information.    
  • Narrative

  • Describe how the nominee meets the criteria
  • Information about awards received, notable community involvement, resume or biographical information
  • Drop files here or

Information  may be emailed to or faxed to 814-676-8185 or mailed /delivered to the Venango Area Chamber of Commerce; 24 Seneca Street; P.O. Box 376 Oil City, PA 16301.

If you have any questions please contact Susan Williams  (814) 676-8521.