Gov. Walker: Requests nominations for 2017 Governor's Financial Literacy Awards
CONTACT: Tom Evenson, (608) 266-2839
MADISON – Governor Walker and the Governor’s Council on Financial Literacy are accepting nominations for the 2017 Governor’s Financial Literacy Award through December 1, the Council announced this week. Nominations may be made in one of three categories:
Criteria that will be used to judge the nominations include:
Nominations may be submitted online by clicking here. The Governor’s Council will select recipients in December. Last year, the Council selected 15 individuals and organizations as recipients of the 2016 award. They were honored by Governor Scott Walker in a ceremony at the Capitol.
The Department of Financial Institutions (DFI), through its Office of Financial Literacy (OFL), promotes financial literacy statewide. DFI Secretary Jay Risch and Office of the Commissioner of Insurance Commissioner Ted Nickel are co-vice chairs of the Governor’s Council, while OFL Director David Mancl serves as the council’s executive director.