Do you know someone who goes above and beyond to improve community supports for individuals with disabilities? Do they support self-determination? Nominate them for a Diehard Award in one of the following two categories:

  • Professional Advocate
  • Self-Advocate/Grassroots Advocate

(You may only submit a nomination for one individual per category.)

A Diehard is an individual who has made a significant contribution to the advocacy work here in Wisconsin. A diehard is someone with a steadfast commitment to the principles of community integration and self-determination. Diehards go above and beyond to make sure everyone is counted.

  • Awards will be presented at the Self-Determination Conference on November 3rd at the Kalahari
    Resort and Conference Center in the Wisconsin Dells.
  • Nomination Forms must be in the BPDD office no later than 12 p.m. on Friday, October 6, 2017.
  • The Conference Planning Committee reserves the right to present none or multiple awards in any
    of the categories.

Download the Nomination Form 

Please complete the nomination form and submit to:

101 E. Wilson St., Room 219
Madison, WI 53703

Or Fax to: 608-267-3906

Or Email to:

Contact Fil Clissa – 608-266-5395 if you need the form in Word format or if you have questions.

Conference Details:
2017 WI Self-Determination Conference
Celebration You- Mind, Body, and Spirit
Kalahari Resort ** Wisconsin Dells, WI
November 1 – 3, 2017