Kathy Swanson Outstanding Service Award

The Kathy Swanson Outstanding Service Award recognizes an individual who has shown exceptional leadership in efforts to improve traffic safety in Minnesota, build partnerships, and mentor others in the field. This individual will also have demonstrated a long-term passion, dedication, and commitment to reducing the number of deaths and injuries resulting from crashes on Minnesota roads.

2019 Nominations

Minnesota TZD is currently accepting nominations for the 2019 Kathy Swanson Outstanding Service Award. Deadline for submissions is Friday, June 28, 2019, at 5 p.m.

To submit a nomination:

Winners will be notified by August 16, 2019. The award will be presented at the 2019 TZD conference.

Nomination Guidelines

  • Nominees must be individuals. Organizations cannot be nominated for the award.
  • Nominees must be individuals who influence Minnesota policies.
  • You may submit more than one nomination for the award.


More information

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