Mrs. Merle Naylor, 2019 Citizen of the Year
To recognize an individual who has demonstrated a high level of service through their professional, community and civic involvement in Gilmer County.
Generally considered as a well-rounded community leader both professionally and personally. The candidate has an extended period of continued service and community involvement endeavors that enhance the quality of life in the Gilmer County area. The candidate should have a consistent “track record” for accomplishments, rather than being honored for a single brief act of merit.
- Individual may not nominate self.
- The Citizen of the Year does not have to be a member of the Gilmer County Chamber of Commerce.
- It is most important that the nominee should have contributed to a minimum of two different organizations, entities and/or programs.
- The nominee must have lived in Gilmer County at least five years.
Past & Current Citizen of the Year