Office of the Arizona Governor Doug Ducey
Governor's Office of Youth, Faith and Family



16th Annual Governor’s Volunteer Service Awards

The mission of the Governor's Volunteer Service Awards is to promote an ethic of service and volunteerism and to recognize volunteer efforts that strengthen communities and improve quality of life for Arizonans. 

This event honors exemplary individual and organizational volunteer efforts that have strengthened communities and improved the quality of life for Arizonans. 

Nominations will be accepted through August 31, 2017. 



Last Years Volunteer Service Award Recipients

Service to Others

Individuals who are 18 years or older and have uniquely met a community need with the power of service
Service to Others
Debbie Nez Manual, Klagetoh (Navajo Nation)

Lifetime Community Service

Individuals who have exemplified the ideals of service over 25 years or more
Lifetime Community Service
Ed Irving, Tucson


Business, Faith-Based, Nonprofit, Public Entities
AAA Arizona - AAA Serves, Phoenix

Inspired Youth Leadership

Youth (17 years and younger) and Youth Groups
Inspired Youth Leadership
Arizona State Teen Court Youth Leadership Diversion Program, Phoenix

Governor's Commission on Service and Volunteerism

The Governor’s Commission on Service and Volunteerism is a governor-appointed state entity that encourages Arizonan engagement in service and volunteer efforts and provides oversight and also administers Arizona’s AmeriCorps State programming in partnership with the Corporation for National and Community Service with funds appropriated by Congress.

Arizona Governor's Commission on Service and Volunteerism Logo
Substance Abuse Prevention Committee
Violence Against Woman Committee
Volunteer Program Committee
High School Completion Committee
Service Enterprise Committee