Outstanding Citizen nominees must meet each of these three specific criteria:

Demonstrate excellence, creativity and initiative in their business or profession, and

Provide valuable service by devoting time and energy to improve the business climate and the quality of life for others in the community, and

Assist others in developing and utilizing their full leadership potential.


Nominations must be submitted on supplied nomination form ( Physically printed or submitted via our online submission form)

One additional sheet may be added to this from and a resume may be submitted. These are the only materials that will be considered during the selection committee’s review.

Please review the nomination from carefully to ensure that comprehensive, quantitative information is provided which demonstrates the involvement, achievement and leadership of your nominee. The more complete the information provided, the more useful this from will be for those who make the selection of the individual to receive this prestigious reward.


A selection committee comprised of prominent community leaders will review all nominations and select the Outstanding Citizen Award recipient.

Announcement: June 15th

During: Cadillac Area Chamber of Commerce Awards Gala @ Caberfae- Tickets available now

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Wednesday May 25th, 2022 @ 12PM

Outstanding Citizen

The Outstanding Citizen Award recognizes and honors individuals who strive toward the highest level of professional accomplishments. Men and women, who excel in their chosen profession, have devoted significant time and energy to improve the community’s quality of life and have provided leadership to assist others in becoming involved in the community.
List special projects and achievements or recognition. Include business-related affiliations, directorships, trusteeships or other designations.
Please describe the nominee’s local, state or federal level participation. Include length and breadth of services, offices held in civic and service organizations, charitable activities, political pursuits, religious groups, merchant associations, Chambers of Commerce, etc. In addition, please include information on the number and types of individuals benefiting from the nominee’s community service.
Please provide specific examples of how the nominee has demonstrated support for the leadership development of other business and community members.
Nominees may already have been honored by service to their profession, industry or community. They also may have publications to their credit or articles published supporting their profession, industry or community. Please list awards and honors received which support this nomination:
Discuss briefly any additional factors you feel are important for consideration regarding the nominee for this nomination.