The Commission on Cancer recognized three State Chairs for their outstanding performance in 2017: Timothy Mullet, MD, FACS, Kentucky State Chair; Michael Sarap, MD, FACS, Ohio State Chair; and James Harris, MD, FACS, Nevada State Chair. The State Chair Outstanding Performance Award recognizes individuals who exhibited outstanding leadership and innovation, and who made significant contributions to the improvement of cancer care in his or her state or region. They are collaborators, innovators, and experts working with cancer programs, professionals, and state coalitions to improve the quality of cancer care. They have strong collaboration skills and work closely with the American Cancer Society. This honor is awarded based on excellence in service on behalf of the Commission on Cancer and the Committee on Cancer Liaison.