Nominate a County Program or Leader for MACo’s County Champion Awards

MACo’s County Champion Award series celebrates innovative county programs and county leaders who demonstrate extraordinary public service. Nominations are due October 11, 2019, and award winners will be celebrated at MACo’s Winter Conference on December 4, 2019.


Award nominations should be completed and submitted to the Academy for Excellence in Local Governance through the University of Maryland School of Public Policy no later than October 11, 2019. Details are included in the application links below.

Please follow the nomination instructions carefully:

Award winners will be celebrated at MACo’s Winter Conference Welcoming Banquet & Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Resort in Cambridge, MD. Approximately 500 county elected officials and staff, legislators, State and Federal officials, and commercial and nonprofit representatives will be present to congratulate them and learn from their programs and experiences.

If you have questions about either of these awards, please contact MACo’s Member Services Director, Virginia White.

Learn more about MACo’s Winter Conference.