TZD Emerging Leader Award

The Toward Zero Deaths Emerging Leader Award was established to recognize young leaders who display excellence in increasing traffic safety awareness. Recipients have demonstrated creativity, vision, leadership, and organizational skills, as well as the ability to successfully motivate and influence younger people in efforts to move toward zero deaths on Minnesota roads. This award is not necessarily given each year.

2019 Nominations

Nominations for the 2019 Toward Zero Deaths Emerging Leader Award are closed. Awards will be presented at the 2019 TZD conference.

Nomination Guidelines

  • Nominees must be individuals or teams of individuals. Organizations cannot be nominated.
  • Nominees must be from the state of Minnesota.
  • You may submit more than one nomination.
  • Nominations should be based on work on a specific action or initiative.

More information

Any questions regarding the award can be directed to Linda Dolan at or 612-625-4533.