Criteria: This award will honor an individual who has supported the Iowa Democratic Party and all aspects of Democratic politics throughout the years. This individual has selflessly been a resource to Iowa Democrats through means of organizational efforts, monetary support, volunteer work and overall steadfast dedication.
Minnette Doderer Award for Outstanding Leadership: Betty McCarthy of Osage
Criteria: Presented in recognition of outstanding leadership as a Democratic Party activist.
Jim Lodwich Award for Outstanding SCC Member: Norm Sterzenbach of Cedar Rapids
Criteria: Presented in recognition of outstanding leadership as a Democratic State Central Committee member.
Creech Award for Outstanding County Chair: Sue Frembgen of Davenport
Criteria: Presented in recognition of outstanding leadership as a Democratic Party County Chair.
Dixon Terry Award for Outstanding Activist: Kim Boggus of Des Moines and Sue Dvorsky of Coralville
Criteria: Presented in recognition of outstanding service as a Democratic Party activist.
Edward Campbell Rising Star Awards: Tristan Carmen of Council Bluffs
Criteria: Presented to a volunteer or staff member who has recently become involved in Democratic politics in Iowa and shows promise to become an outstanding activist and party supporter.