John M. Waltersdorf Leadership Award


The Community Foundation of Washington County MD, Inc. proudly awards the John M. Waltersdorf Leadership Award.  This distinction will be awarded to an individual, living or deceased, who personifies the exemplary leadership demonstrated by John M. Waltersdorf during his lifetime.  Key areas of eligibility will focus on community involvement and philanthropy.  The recipient(s) of this award will be recognized at the Community Foundation’s annual People’s Choice Awards in November.  Annually, the Foundation may choose to recognize multiple awardees or no awardees at all.  

Winners of the John M. Waltersdorf Leadership Award

2012  Jack Hershey (posthumouly)

       2011  Merle S. Elliott


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Recipients of the Waltersdorf Leadership Award will be selected by the Community Foundation’s Board of Trustees from nominations received from the public.  For more information, please call the Foundation at 301-745-5210.

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