The Mayor's Generational Leadership Award is given to a community member who has affected the community in the following ways:
Positively changes how we think about our community and city
Helps Brookings attract and retain young professionals and families
Motivates new generations to be active in their communities
Contributes to the advancement and well-being of the community through service in areas such as: education, sports, fund-raising, charitable and voluntary service, economic development, arts, and the environment.
Individuals must be nominated before their 36th birthday and all nominations will be kept on file and active for the award for two years.
Nominations are due August 20, 2021.
Please submit nominations via email to B Foster or by mailing to the City Clerk's Office, City and County Government Center, 520 Third Street, Suite 230, Brookings, SD 57006.
All nominations will be considered and reviewed by the Mayor. The winner of the Mayor's Generational Leadership Award will be recognized at a combined award event on Thursday, October 7, 2021, at the Swiftel Center.