Applications for all three are due in two weeks on Friday, Dec. 16. Information is available on the League's website.
John H. Nail Memorial Award
The John H. Nail Memorial Award was created by the League’s City Managers’ Department during the 1978 Annual Spring Conference in honor and memory of a highly regarded city manager and individual. The award is presented annually to an outstanding municipal assistant who has contributed significantly to his or her city government and to the advancement of the community as a whole.
The John H. Nail Memorial Award call for nominations form has been posted to the League’s website.
Award for the Advancement of Diverse Communities
The League’s City Managers’ Department established a Committee on Diverse Communities to provide California communities the necessary resources and tools to help increase acceptance of our diversity and become more open, accessible, and inclusive. The committee focuses on diversity within California, both inside and outside city organizations.
The Award for Advancement of Diverse Communities honors a city manager or assistant who has been most successful in promoting the advancement of diversity within the community and the workplace through the development and implementation of effective programs, policies and/or practices encouraging diversity.
The Advancement of Diverse Communities Award call for nominations form has been posted to the League’s website.
Wes McClure Award Honoring a City Manager of Distinction
The Wes McClure Award of Distinction recognizes the values and principles deemed essential to city managers’ professional conduct. This award is an opportunity to recognize a city manager’s outstanding career service, leadership, ethics, expertise and innovation in the field of city management as observed by their colleagues. The award is given to recognize those who make a difference to the profession.
The Wes McClure Award Honoring a City Manager of Distinction call for nominations form has been posted to the League’s website.
Please contact Meghan McKelvey at or (916) 658-8253 with questions. Applicants will receive confirmation once the complete application is submitted.
Send nomination forms to:
League of California Cities
1400 K Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
Attention: Meghan McKelvey
Nomination forms may also be emailed to Meghan McKelvey at firstname.lastname@example.org