(This award is not intended for United States Senators, Representatives, or other federal government officials; The AAP Excellence in Public Service Award recognizes these individuals for their accomplishments.)
For a list of past award recipients, visit http://www.mnaap.org/awardrecipients.htm
Criteria for Nominations The nominee's specific legislative, regulatory, advocacy, or programmatic accomplishments and commitment to child advocacy. The nominee may be recognized for a single significant achievement or a career of advocacy on behalf of children, but should be currently in office, or active in their advocacy work. The nominee's leadership qualities have been demonstrated through his/her promotion of children’s health and safety issues and/or development of related programs in the state government arena. Nominees should clearly exhibit a high degree of both personal and professional integrity.
Nomination ProcessNominations must be submitted by May 1st of each year. The MNAAP Public Policy Committee will review the nominations and recommend a recipient to the MNAAP Nomination and Executive Committee for final approval.