Citizen of the Year


Overland Citizen of the Year and Business Citizen of the Year are selected on an annual basis by a committee consisting of previous award recipients with the assistance of City staff.  Recipients receive recognition at a City Council Meeting which includes a Key to the City presented by Mayor Marty Little.

To nominate a deserving citizen, please complete the Citizen of the Year Nomination Form or download a form to submit.

Mayor Little presents the award to 2023 Citizen of the Year Donna DillDonna Dill - 2023 Citizen of the YearMayor Little presents Business Citizen of the Year to Alberici VP of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion,Alberici - 2023 Business Citizen of the Year
Citizen of the Year Recipients
  • 2011:  Ken Crowder
  • 2012:  Beth Ruckman
  • 2013:  Carol & Richard Kilzer
  • 2014:  Harry Don Dallas
  • 2015:  Rick Spier
  • 2015:  North Central Hobbies - Bill Egsieker & Dennis Hageman
  • 2016:  Mark Giroux
  • 2016:  Jenah Realty - Nancy Harrison & Jackie Wasser
  • 2017:  Shirley Needy
  • 2017:  Overland Hardware - Don Burkhardt & Gregg Wesche
  • 2018:  Steve Olsen
  • 2018:  Ortmann Funeral Home - Sam Stipanovich, Mike Stipanovich, & Tom Ortmann
  • 2019:  Sandy & Kent Funkhouser
  • 2019:  Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy - Bryan & Sue Hercules
  • 2021:  Karen Stiebel
  • 2021:  Mattingly's Embroidery - Frank E. Mattingly & Dorris Finnegan
  • 2022:  John Moyle
  • 2022:  Lighthouse for the Blind
  • 2023:  Donna Dill
  • 2023:  Alberici Constructors, Inc.