Michael Askew was a devoted member of the CCAR staff, and until his retirement in 2021 served as Director of Recovery Advocacy. Michael dedicated his entire career to the recovery community. A recovery advocacy warrior, Michael received countless awards and distinguished honors in recognition of his work. An incredible beacon of hope and a true inspiration to anyone he met, Michael would often say his role with CCAR was an opportunity to ‘give back what was so freely given to him’.

To honor Michael Askew’s legacy, CCAR is currently accepting nominations for the “2022 Michael Askew Recovery Advocate of the Year Award”.  This honor will be awarded to one carefully considered individual whose efforts have helped inspire, organize, unify, and strengthen the recovery community throughout the year. CCAR will present the award at the CCAR Annual Meeting February 3, 2022. Additional event details to be announced.

To nominate a member of your community, please complete the form below. Nominations will be accepted through Wednesday, December 1st.