Michigan Heritage Awards

Nominations must include a completed nomination form, at least three letters of support from community members, a portrait-style photograph of the nominee, a description of the tradition bearer's skill, and a personal biography. Depending on the tradition, the nomination package must also include photographs or physical samples of the nominee’s work and/or audio (CDs, Bandcamp or SoundCloud links, etc.) or video clips of their performances (YouTube, Vimeo, or other web links accepted).

Nominations and supporting materials must be postmarked or submitted digitally (msum.mtap@gmail.com) by December 1 each year.

Click here for a MHA Nomination Form A: Arts Performance and Material Culture PDF

Click here for a MHA Nomination Form A: Arts Performance and Material Culture WORD

Click here for a MHA Nomination Form B: Community Leadership PDF

Click here for a MHA Nomination Form B: Community Leadership WORD

Review Panelists:

Bosse, Joanna- 2016, 2015, 2014

Brassieur, Ray- 1992, 1991, 1990

Cadaval, Olivia- 1992

Cardona, Ana- 2003

Chiarappa, Michael- 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999

Church, William- 1989, 1988

Cicala, Alan- 1989, 1988

Crampton, Anna- 1994, 1993, 1992

Delgado, Guillermo- 2016

Delgado, Vincent- 2015, 2014, 2013

Everts, Dana- 1995, 1994, 1993

Galvan, Deborah- 2002, 2001, 2000

Gibson, Gloria- 1988

Gilmore, Janet- 1992

Howard, Heather- 2019, 2018, 2017

Johnson, William- 2011, 2010, 2009

Julian, Sue- 1989

Kalumbu, Isaac- 2003, 2002, 2001

Keyes, Cheryl- 1993

Kienitz, Betty- 1992

Kozma, LuAnne- 1985

Langlois, Janet- 1988

Largey, Michael- 1997, 1996, 1995

Livengood, Mark- 2004

Lloyd, Tim- 1994, 1993, 1992

Long, Lucy- 2010, 2009, 1991, 1990, 1989

March, Richard- 1990, 1989, 1988

Martin, Shannon- 2008, 2007, 2006

May-Machunda, Phyllis- 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989

Melendez, Theresa- 2006, 2005, 2004

Nusbaum, Phil- 1991, 1992

Olson, Ruth- 2003, 2002

Plamondon, Larry- 2005, 2004, 2003

Pollard, Deborah Smith- 1999, 1998, 1997

Rhoades, Loretta- 1993

Rietz, Chris- 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016

Robinson, Yvette- 2015, 2014, 2013

Roraback, Eileen- 2011, 2010

Roth, Erin- 2003

Scales, Christopher- 2013, 2012, 2011

Shen, Sin Yan- 1993

Singer, Elliott- 1985

Skillman, Amy- 1998, 1997, 1996

Smith, Laura- 2019, 2018, 2017

Sommers, Laurie K.- 2006, 2000, 1999, 1998

Stephens, Ronald- 2002, 2001, 2000

Stillman, Amy- 2008

Syndergaard, Larry- 2007, 2006, 2005

Teske, Bob- 1995, 1994, 1993

VanDeCar, Kathy- 1997, 1996, 1995

Wabanimkee, Minnie- 1999, 1998

White, Marilyn- 1996, 1995, 1994

Wilcox, Candy Wesaw- 1991, 1990

Williams, Steve- 2009, 2008, 2007"]

Michigan Heritage Awards