Nominate a volunteer for Sylvia Besana Community Volunteer Award

Updated April 28, 2023
Sylvia Besana Award
Do you know a youth or adult who is making a difference in the Roseville community through volunteerism?

Nominate them to be recognized with the Sylvia Besana Community Volunteer Award, sponsored by the City of Roseville.

Volunteers play a vital role in maintaining a vibrant and healthy community. Whether it’s mentoring and teaching, community engagement, or selfless acts of service, their passionate and commitment to improving the lives of those around them help make Roseville a thriving place to live, work and play.  

Sylvia BesanaSylvia Besana was a life-long Roseville resident who exemplified the meaning of volunteerism. An educator, counselor, and avid community leader, Sylvia spent the greater part of her life giving back to the community and making a difference through her continued commitment to service. The Sylvia Besana Community Volunteer Award is a tribute to her and to her lifetime of community service.   

This annual award recognizes individuals in the Roseville community who display a commitment to community service, serve as role models by inspiriting others to make a difference, and who display leadership, excellence and integrity through volunteer service.  

Nominations open Monday, April 3
, coinciding with National Volunteer Month. The winner will be announced in May and recognized at a future City Council meeting. You can view a list of past winners here.

Eligibility criteria: 
  • Nominees must live or volunteer within an organization in the City of Roseville.  
  • Volunteer service must have been completed during the 2022 calendar year. 

Submit your nomination form to [email protected] or hand-deliver to:  

City of Roseville 
City Clerk’s Office 
311 Vernon Street
Roseville, CA 95678 

Nomination deadline has been extended to 3 p.m., Friday, May 5. 

Download the nomination form