DCA Award Nominations

Nomination Deadline: January 10th, 2020

In the form below, state the reasons why you feel this person deserves this award. This information is critical for the Chamber to adequately convey the nominee’s accomplishments to all who attend the awards banquet. The provided references should be people who know the nominee and his or her qualifications well.

Award Category

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Award Criteria

Man & Woman of the Year

  • Demonstrates long term leadership through active participation m the greater Hermiston area-based busmess/organuation and/ or is/or has been consistently involved in charitable or community service in the Hermiston Area.
  • Exhibits professional accomplishments, overcomes obstacles and displays significant, innovative attributes which are beneficial to our community.
  • Must be a greater Hermiston area resident and have not previously received this award. Past recipients can be viewed here.

Merit of Honor

  • Demonstrates leadership through current and/or past participation in the Hermiston community.
  • Overcomes obstacles and selflessly contributes to the greater good of the community.
  • Must be a greater Hermiston area resident and have not previously received this award. Past recipients can be viewed here.

Fire Service Award

The Annual Fire Service Award celebrates the past and present achievements of an outstanding Firefighter, Firefighter/EMT or other member of the fire service in the Greater Hermiston Area who meets the following criteria.

  • Demonstrates leadership through active participation in the Greater Hermiston Area based fire service in emergency and non-emergency activities or in public education.
  • Provides a significant contribution to the safety and health of Hermiston area citizens outside of emergency response.
  • Exhibits professional accomplishments, overcomes obstacles and displays significant, innovative attributes which are beneficial to our community.
  • Must be a greater Hermiston area resident, a member of the fire service in the Greater Hermiston area, and have not previously received this award. Past recipients can be viewed here. Staff officers (Chief, Assistant Chief and Fire Marshal) are not eligible for this award.