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Sai Momoli
Civic Excellence Award


This award will be presented annually to an individual (or organization) whose volunteerism, outstanding service and dedication have made a significant contribution to the community. Qualities looked for are as follows:

  • A person/organization who has demonstrated an effort to increase accountability and transparency within the City of Carson

  • A person/organization who continually volunteers his or her time, dedication and talents to the City of Carson and its residents.

  • A person/organization who has made a positive difference to the lives of Carson residents.

  • A person/organization who is dedicated to the City of Carson and concerned for others

  • A person/organization who has shown a willingness to work with other Carson residents

  • A person/organization who is enthusiastic about the City of Carson and its residents, and who works continually towards the betterment of the community.

  • A person/organization with the qualities of honesty and integrity


Self-nominations will not be considered. The number of nominations received per nominee will bear no weight in the selection for the Civic Excellence Award. The community service outlined in the application must be made as a personal commitment, and not substantially as a result of their primary employment or public responsibilities. The award recipient will be selected at the discretion of the selection committee, which also reserves the right to obtain more information about each person from whatever appropriate.

Nomination Process

All nominations to be completed and submitted no later than Friday, May 10, 2024 at 11:59 p.m.  in order to be considered for this prestigious award.

Online Form: Using the link below to Submit a Nomination Online


Email: Download and fill out the Nomination Form provided and email it to with the subject line "Sai Momoli Award 2024"


Mail to: Download and fill out the Nomination Form provided and mail to

Carson Accountability & Transparency

c/o Sai Momoli Award 2024

552 E Carson St #104

Carson, CA 90745

The final recipient will be honored at the Carson Accountability & Transparency event. later this year. Nomination information may be used for publicity and marketing purposes.


If you have any questions, please contact The Carson Observer editorial board at

Past Recipients

  • 2023: Gil Smith

  • 2022: City of Carson COVID-19 Task Force

  • 2021: John Hollaway

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