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Woman of the year
Cris Torres
Man of the year

Mike Govind

Edinburg Man & Woman of the Year Nominations

To nominate a person for the annual Man & Woman of the Year award, please consider the following criteria.

The Edinburg Chamber of Commerce Man & Woman of Year should be a person who:

  • Has demonstrated a commitment to his/her community by sharing of time and talent in ways that benefit the community or individuals within it.

  • Has provided valuable service by devoting time and energy to improve the quality of life for others in the community in the way of volunteerism.

  • Has demonstrated exceptional personal commitment to civic endeavors outside of professional obligations.

  • Has demonstrated community service in civic or service organizations, non-profit boards, religious groups or other involvements, such as merchants' associations, chamber of commerce or educational activities.

  • Must be an Edinburg resident, own a business in Edinburg or work in Edinburg.

The candidate, throughout his/her career and personal work will have demonstrated leadership characteristics. He/she has successfully demonstrated his/her abilities as an individual, as a team member, and as a leader. He/she will have demonstrated a willingness to serve and assist other individuals in their personal and professional development, and will have contributed to the success of others as well as his/her own. Consider the length of commitment to the community as well as their professional, civic, religious, cultural and educational involvement.


  • Nomination form must be completed and returned to the Edinburg Chamber of Commerce by the deadline shown below. Mail nominations to the Edinburg Chamber of Commerce Attention: Selection Committee, at 602 W. University Drive, Edinburg, TX 78539 or deliver them to the chamber office.

  • Nominations will remain active for a period of 3 years. Individuals nominated will be considered in the next two cycles.

  • If nominated, the following are NOT eligible for the Award: past award winners and members of the selection committee.

The Man & Woman of the Year will be announced at the Edinburg Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet.


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