Citizen of the Year
Since 2004, the City of Yorba Linda has honored a member of the community who provides uncommon and outstanding volunteer service, devoting his or her time and talent to making our community a better place to live and work through the Citizen of the Year recognition.
The City is no longer accepting nominations for the 2023 Citizen of the Year. Nominations for the 2024 Citizen of the Year will be accepted in July 2024.
For more information about the nomination criteria that will be used to select the Citizen of the Year, please review the information below:
To be nominated for the Citizen of the Year, the nominee must:
- Be an individual residing in Yorba Linda;
- Currently participate in humanitarian/volunteer activities that make a difference in the City of Yorba Linda and/or the community at large. Special consideration will be given to nominees whose volunteer work directly benefits Yorba Linda and/or brings significant recognition to the City;
- Be an exceptional role model and have an active interest in the betterment of Yorba Linda; and
- Must not be a current City of Yorba Linda employee or a current elected or appointed official.
- Completed nomination forms received by the deadline will be carefully reviewed by the Mayor’s Blue Ribbon Committee, which is comprised of the Mayor and a representative from each of the City’s four Commissions.
- The Committee will consider all nominees who meet or exceed the nomination criteria and will then select the Citizen of the Year.
- In early October, notification letters will be sent to all nominators, and the recipient will be notified.
- The individual selected as this year’s recipient will be honored at the annual Mayor's State of the City Address held at the Nixon Presidential Library and Birthplace in October.
For additional information, please contact the Administration Department at 714-961-7110.
|Cindy De Mint