Peggi Timm Civic Leadership Award

Nominations being accepted for the 2017 Peggi Timm Civic Leadership Award

It’s time to bring your dedicated female volunteers into the Eastern Oregon limelight and send in your nominations for the 2017 Peggi Timm Civic Leadership Award.

The Award
The 2017 Peggi Timm Civic Leadership Award will be awarded to a woman residing in OTEC’s service territory who most exemplifies Peggi’s ceaseless spirit of volunteerism. Emphasis will be placed upon recognizing individuals who have led in the creation, revitalization, and success of local organizations and institutions.

OTEC will contribute $25,000 to a qualified 501(c)(3) non-profit organization chosen by the recipient. The beneficiary must be based within the four counties of OTEC’s service territory (Baker, Grant, Harney and Union).

The Process
Nomination forms are available online at under the “Community” tab and should be submitted to OTEC’s Manager of Communications and Government Affairs Lara Petitclerc-Stokes by 5 p.m., Monday, April 3, 2017. Nominations may be made by an individual or group who wishes to acknowledge the work of the nominee or by the nominee themselves. Past applicants who have not received the award are encouraged to resubmit their nominations. Selection of the recipient will be made by the OTEC Board of Directors at the April Board Meeting.

 This year’s award winner will be announced at the OTEC 2017 Annual Meeting, taking place on Saturday, April 29 at the Blue Mountain Conference Center.