Durachko-Gottfried Citizen of the Year Award

Founded in 2019, the Durachko-Gottfried Ross Township Citizen of the Year Award is presented annually to a Ross Township individual, or a group of individuals, who has made a meaningful and significant impact on our community. Recipients have demonstrated a commitment to having made considerable, noteworthy, and long-lasting contributions to the lives of our residents and their families through the same selfless and caring manner displayed by the remarkable citizens for whom this award is named.

Previous Recipients:

2019: Dr. Peg Durachko & Dr. Richard Gottfried
2020: Daniel Burda

Who Should I Nominate?

• A person who continually volunteers his or her time, dedication, and talents to the Township and the citizens of the community to make Ross Township a great place to live, work, play, and learn.

• A person who has made a positive difference in the lives of fellow citizens.

• Someone who is dedicated to Ross Township and concerned for others. They may serve on school, church, service, or other community committees.

• A person who has shown a willingness to work with other Ross Township residents, who is enthusiastic about the Township and its citizens, and who works continually towards the betterment of the community.

• A person with honesty and integrity. 

How Do I Make a Nomination?

To make a nomination, please fill out the Nomination Form and email it to Jessica Crawshaw.

You may also mail the form to:

Jessica Crawshaw
1000 Ross Municipal Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15237 

The deadline to apply is Friday, October 8, 2021 at 4 PM.