Date(s) - 03/07/2023 - 05/01/2023
March 6, 2023
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
JACKSON COUNTY BOARD ANNOUNCES TAKING NOMINATIONS FOR ANNUAL
WILLIAM “BILL” ALSTAT AWARD
The Jackson County Board would like to acknowledge the achievement of William “Bill” Alstat
with a life achievement award to a recipient within Jackson County. This annual award will be
presented to an individual who has given to the community of themselves as Bill did throughout
his life. Bill gave a total of twenty-five years of his life in service to Jackson County. He served
as Chairman of the Jackson County Board for four years during 1994 to 1998, and as a county
board member from 1988 to 1992, then 1994 to 2015.
The awardee will be presented the award for one year. The awardee will be given a cash award
to be presented to a charity of the recipient’s choice from the Jackson County Board not to
exceed $500. The awardee will be acknowledged with a plaque at a selected monthly Jackson
County Board meeting. The awardee achievements will be posted on the County board webpage
with photo of recipient and plaque.
All nominations will be submitted to the Jackson County Board office electronically, in person,
or fax by May 1st, 2023. Nominations should consist of contact information and a narrative
space for why the individual (nominee) is being nominated for the award, i.e., explaining their
contributions to Jackson County and/or their community, fiscally conscientious, initiative,
exceeding goals, and milestones.
Requirements to be an awardee are as follows:
1. Recognized by peers and community members as a person that gives back and
contributes to the community.
2. Assist others to excel in leadership within Jackson County.
3. Show qualities that were exhibited by Bill Alstat, hardworking, honest, focused, and
4. Recognized as someone that is or has worked in a government office or government
More information and the nomination form can be found on the main page of the Jackson County
website at Jackson County, IL | Home (jacksoncounty-il.gov).