Santee Chamber looking for Santee Person of the Year


Elana Levens-Craig

The Santee Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for its 2015 Santee Person of the Year award. The recipient will be an individual who has made a significant contribution to the community’s quality of life through involvement in a variety of community activities, including charity, service projects, educational, youth, civic, religious or other like activity, according to Sandy Schmitt, Santee Chamber president/CEO.

Schmitt added the award may reflect current contributions or those made over time a period of time. She said nominees do not need to be chamber members or residents of Santee. Deadline for submission of nominations is Monday, Jan. 25. For more information, visit

Santee’s 2014 Person of the Year was Elana Levens-Craig, child advocate and board member with the Santee School District. She was elected to a four-year term in 2012. She also serves on the board of the Santee School District Foundation.