Now Accepting Rodney S. Ketcham Leadership Icon Award Nominations

Nominations open to the LEAD Brevard community for the 2018 Rodney S. Ketcham Leadership Icon award. 

Please nominate a leader – create a legacy. 

The Rodney S. Ketcham (RSK) Leadership Icon Award is presented to an individual that demonstrates a history of vision, service, and leadership for the betterment of Brevard.

The annual Rodney S. Ketcham Leadership Icon Award recognizes a local leader for his/her contributions to the betterment and prosperity of the community.  Established in 2009, the award has previously been bestowed upon Dr. Max King, 2009; Roger Dobson, 2010; Marilyn “Bunny” Finney, 2011; Barbara Moore, 2012; Bernie Simpkins, 2013; former Brevard County Commissioner Robin Fisher, 2014; Joseph A. Duda, 2015; Dr. Anthony Catanese, former President & CEO of Florida Institute of Technology 2016 and Dr. George Mikitarian, CEO Parrish Healthcare/Parrish Medical Center in 2017.

Rodney S. Ketcham was a philanthropist, a community champion and a business leader. In 1955 Mr. Ketcham began to make a name for himself in support of his adopted town, Cocoa Beach, as its first city manager. His real estate career encompassed his professional life while our community was the beneficiary of his civic engagement.  He was instrumental in many endeavors… and will always be remembered for his leadership in our community.   The RSK Award is presented to an individual that demonstrates a history of vision, service and leadership for the betterment of Brevard, while building a legacy of leaders along the way. This individual has established a reputation of character, trust and leadership for others to emulate. The recipient is a community leader who is serving as a mentor; advancing and encouraging the next generation of leaders.

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Nominations due to LEAD Brevard by Tuesday, September 12, 2017

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