This award recognizes an outstanding North Dakota legislator, congressional representative, or legislative aid
for his/her work and support of rural and public health initiatives that address an identified need in his/her
district. Criteria used to select this award recipient includes: introduces or supports an existing piece of
legislation that addresses an identified rural or public health need or issue; demonstrates leadership in the
community; and incorporates community input into the planning process.
2018 – Greg Westlind, District 15 Representative, North Dakota House of Representatives,
2017 – Bill Devlin, Representative, North Dakota House of Representatives, Finley