Citizen of the Year

Now Accepting Nominations for 2019

Mailed nominations must be received by March 30, 2019.  Electronic nominations must be submitted by March 30, 2019.

Nominate By Mail

You may download the 2019 nomination form by clicking the button below.  

Nominate Electronically

Looking to save time?  You may nominate someone using our online form.  No need to print and mail it in.  Click the online nomination button to get started.

What Are The Requirements?

  1. Nominee must have been an adult (18 years of age) resident of North Olmsted for at least five (5) years and be a current North Olmsted resident.
  2. Nominee must have made a contribution to the betterment of North Olmsted in at least two (2) of the following areas: church, school, civic, or recreation.
  3. The nominee must not have received monetary reimbursement for contributions cited.
  4. Current President and Vice-President of the Executive Board of Community Council are not eligible for consideration during their term of office. All other Board Members are eligible.
  5. Since Community Council is a non-political organization and should attempt to avoid the appearance of endorsing a candidate, candidates for political office, the elected members of City Administration, and members of City Council are not eligible for consideration during their term of office.

2018 Citizen of the Year
Duane Limpert

The COTY selection is made by Community Council’s President, Vice President and the last few winners.

Banquet Reservations

Reservations are being accepted for the 2019 COTY presentation and dinner.

Download the reservation form here to reserve by mail, or make your reservation online by clicking the button below.

Past Citizen of the Year Recipients

1954 William Kahler * °
1955 Harvey S. Levy* °
1956 Carolyn Rankin* °
1957 Charles B. Lewis, M.D. *
1958 Robert Decker*
1959 Elroy M. Christman*
1960 George Christman*
1961 Nina Morse*
1962 Levi Morse*
1963 Charlotte B. Phillips
1964 Walter C. Mason*
1965 Clark W. Peck, D.D.S.*°
1966 Donald T. Ford*
1967 Donald R. Packe °
1968 Adolph E. Spakowski*
1969 Norman T. Musial
1970 Gerald T. Coleman* °
1971 Gerry Swormstedt
1972 Delores Christman*
1973 James M. Davis*
1974 Tony Hart

1975 Sally Myers
1976 William J. Greene*
1977 Hugh Patton* °
1978 Jeanne Flow*
1979 Marlene Orzechowski
1980 Evelyn Peltz
1981 Marie Case*
1982 Margaret McKay
1983 James Boehmer* °
1984 Jack Boss
1985 Alice Holmok*
1986 Ruth Love*
1987 Patricia Martin*
1988 Mary Anne Fischer
1989 Lois Zolar
1990 Lois DeBrodt* °
1991 Dave Dillon
1992 M. Yvonne Petrigac °
1993 Fred Hatton*
1994 Glenn Knight
1995 Roy Seitz*
1996 Thomas R. Herbster °

* = Deceased
° = Past NOCC President
1997 Robert Wendt
1998 Glenn Vannoy*
1999 James Cater* °
2000 Brian Zergott
2001 Dorothy Kitzerow*
2002 Beryl Peck
2003 Henry Caster*
2004 Pat Dillon
2005 Stanley Ball
2006 Gretchen Schuler
2007 John Kepperley*
2008 Robert Klabunde
2009 Donna Smeal °
2010 Marie Peepers °
2011 Paul Schumann
2012 Marilyn Ransom
2013 Randi Jones°
2014 Vera Brewer
2015 Jeff Peepers°
2016 Tom Dubowski
2017 Beth Roshetko
2018 Duane Limpert