Minnesota Woman Veteran of the Year nominations sought

The Women Veterans Initiative is actively seeking nominations of Minnesota women military veterans to be considered Woman Veteran of the Year for 2020.

Nominations will be accepted through March 1.

The Minnesota Woman Veteran of the Year is someone who:

  • Honorably served in the United States military.
  • Displays leadership and supports women veteran issues.
  • Is a serving citizen in her Minnesota community.

Nomination forms must include the nominee’s general information along with a brief narrative explaining why the veteran is being nominated for the award. Nominations not selected may be retained for future award consideration.

Nominations may be submitted by any Minnesota resident. Submissions from Minnesota veterans, veteran service organizations (VSOs), county veterans service officers (CVSOs) and other veteran groups are encouraged. To complete a nomination for this prestigious award, please visit the Women Veterans Initiative webpage: and complete a “fillable” nomination form. Nominations may also be mailed to: Women Veterans Initiative, Minnesota Humanities Center, 987 Ivy Avenue East, St. Paul, MN 55106-2046

In collaboration with the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs, the 2020 award will be presented as part of the 2020 MDVA Women Veteran Conference planned for Saturday, April 4 at the YMCA Mounds View Community Center, 5394 Edgewood Drive, Mounds View.

Please consider nominating outstanding women veterans for this recognition. We ask your help in reaching out to as many veterans as possible, in this final push, by distributing this information to your circle of influence.

Call 612-270-1755 or email with any questions.

Deadline for nominations is March 1.