Kathy Swanson Outstanding Service Award

The Kathy Swanson Outstanding Service Award recognizes an individual who has shown exceptional leadership in efforts to improve traffic safety in Minnesota, build partnerships, and mentor others in the field. This individual will also have demonstrated a long-term passion, dedication, and commitment to reducing the number of deaths and injuries resulting from crashes on Minnesota roads.

2017 Nominations

Minnesota TZD is currently accepting nominations for the 2017 Kathy Swanson Outstanding Service Award. Deadline for submissions is Friday, July 14, 2017, at 5 p.m.

To submit a nomination:

Winners will be notified by August 15, 2017. The award will be presented at the 2017 TZD conference.

Nomination Guidelines

  • Nominees must be individuals. Organizations cannot be nominated for the award.
  • Nominees must be from the state of Minnesota.
  • You may submit more than one nomination for the award.


More information

Any questions regarding the award can be directed to Shannon Evans Engstrom at 612-625-5608 or engstrom@umn.edu.