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President's Council is Now Accepting Award Nominations




Do you know anyone who is leading the charge in promoting fitness, sports or nutrition opportunities for their communities? Do you know anyone who has spent their career working to encourage physical activity, nutrition, or fitness across all ages, abilities, and backgrounds? If so, the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition (PCFSN) is pleased to announce that nominations for the PCFSN Community Leadership Awards and Lifetime Achievement Awards are now being accepted. 

Community Leadership Awards

The President's Council Community Leadership Award is given annually to no more than 50 individuals or organizations that provide or enhance opportunities to engage in sports, physical activity, fitness, or nutrition-related programs within a community. Know someone who meets those criteria? Nominate them online:

Lifetime Achievement Awards

The President's Council Lifetime Achievement Award is given annually to up to five individuals whose careers have greatly contributed to the advancement or promotion of physical activity, fitness, sports, or nutrition nationwide. Factors considered in the selection process include: span and scope of career; population and area of PCFSN mission served; reach of individual’s work; successes for the individual; and miscellaneous information.  Please see the nomination form for detailed criteria for the nomination process.  Nominate someone online:

Nomination Process

Check out the detailed criteria for each award on the nomination forms and be sure to submit all required paperwork for any nomination.  Nominations will be accepted from September 30, 2016, through February 1, 2017. Nominations are reviewed by a committee and winners are selected by President's Council members. All award winners will be announced in May 2017, during National Physical Fitness and Sports Month.  

Please contact Hannah Torkelson,, if you have any questions or need further information.