Making Democracy Work

The League of Women Voters of Wyoming presents the Making Democracy Work Award annually to a person or group who has contributed to improving the state or a community within the state. Only LWV members and current elected officials are ineligible. Past winners include journalists, judges, elected officials, groups, community activists, government employees, and teachers.

Making Democracy Work Award Winners

1998Irma Kern (Gillette)
1999Diana J. Ohman (Cheyenne)
2000Lisa Kinney (Laramie)
2001Sheela Shermetzler (Gillette)
200230 Days for Justice (Casper)
2003Sarah Gorin (Laramie)
2004Elaine Roth (Gillette)
2005Legislative Service Office (Cheyenne)
2006Ann Robinson (Casper)
 The MDW Award experienced a hiatus for serveral years.
2014WayisTwyford (Cheyenne, posthumously)
2015Joan Barron (Casper)
2016Matt Strannigan (Cheyenne)
2017Arshi Rizwani-Nisley (Cheyenne)

Two other winners are Marilyn Stebner Kite and Joe Lunne; exact years to be confirmed.

You can find more information on the Award details page.