Dental of Minnesota Foundation
announces a leadership award in honor of Ann K. Johnson, former Executive
Director of Delta Dental of Minnesota Foundation, and Community Affairs
Director of Delta Dental of Minnesota. Ann
dedicated her career to uplifting the lives of others and encouraging those
around her to use their talents towards improved oral health for all
The Ann K. Johnson Minnesota Community Health
Spirit Award will be given to an individual in special recognition of their
contributions to improving oral and/or overall health in Minnesota, and to
celebrate their visionary leadership.
An award of $2,500 will be presented by Delta
Dental of Minnesota Foundation. The award is intended to directly award the
recipient for their spirited leadership in oral and/or overall health on behalf
of underserved communities.
Prospective nominees will be considered
based on Ann’s leadership qualities:
and bringing together people to achieve oral health and/or overall health goals
2. Leading by
example through a lifelong commitment and dedication to communities
continual growth through listening, learning, and practicing creative
significant accomplishments for community health, especially oral health
5. Promoting a
positive work experience - working with a smile in all that is done, and having
fun in the work you do
others shine and rise to their full potential
Nominations are invited from throughout
Minnesota. A select group of community
leaders that have personal and professional insight into Ann Johnson’s legacy
will carefully review all nominations. Reviewers
will interview finalists and make a recommendation for the most compelling
candidate to the Delta Dental of Minnesota Foundation Board Chair, who will
select the recipient.
Candidates must be nominated by an organization or by an individual (such as a health
care provider, community member and leaders, higher education and government
employee, etc.) with whom they are personally or professionally affiliated. All
candidates must have a nomination package submitted online as outlined below.
packages must include the following items:
· Curriculum vitae or biographical sketch of nominee
Nomination form completed
online, providing a narrative description of how the candidate largely meets the
selection criteria and why they should be selected (no more than approximately 500
words or 2 pages)
citations as appropriate
Contact information: Nominator
and nominee’s full name, current mailing address, telephone and email address.
will be accepted online through July 31, 2014. Nominations will be reviewed in
August, and awarded in September 2014.
groups are not eligible for nomination.
nominated, or actively running for political office are not eligible.
· Persons currently enrolled
in a degree program should be able to verify they are in good academic standing.
Contact Sharon Oswald, Foundation
Program Manager at (612) 224-3203 or SOswald@deltadentalmn.org
Click the "Next Page" button below to begin your nomination submission.