The First Citizen Award is selected by a volunteer committee of community leaders and past recipients. Honorees are chosen for their accomplishments and community contributions in a number of areas, including effectiveness in leadership roles, raising standards and expectations, strengthening community identity and civic pride, and exemplary giving of time, self and resources.
To nominate a Clark County resident as First Citizen, please review the Selection Criteria and then complete and submit a Nomination Form. Both documents are available for download below. All nomination packets must be submitted to the Community Foundation for Southwest Washington office at 610 Esther Street, Suite 201, Vancouver, WA 98660 before 5:00 p.m. on May 31, 2017.