Nominations for the John J. DeBolske Professional Excellence Award are currently being accepted. The John J. DeBolske Professional Excellence
Award is the highest honor that a member of ACMA may receive.
The purpose of this award is to recognize local government professionals who have made significant, life-long contributions to their profession, and to the
communities that they have served. We hope that members will submit the name of an individual you feel exemplifies the qualities consistent with this prestigious
Past recipients of the DeBolske Award include:
George Flores, Deputy City Manager, Phoenix, 2007
Mike Hutchinson, City Manager, Mesa, 2006;
Lloyd Harrell, City Manager, Chandler, 2005;
Frank Fairbanks, City Manager, Phoenix, 2004;
Stephen Cleveland, City Manager, Goodyear, 2003;
Paul Nordin, Town Manager, Fountain Hills, 2002;
Dick Bowers, City Manager, Scottsdale, 2001;
Ed Beasley, Assistant City Manager, Glendale, 2000;
Louis Sorenson, City Manager, Kingman, 1999;
Dr. Martin Vanacour, City Manager, Glendale, 1998.
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Nominations must be received on or before Friday, November 2, 2007
. The recipient of the 2008 John J. DeBolske Professional Excellence Award will be
honored at the 2008 Winter Conference in Sedona.