Criteria and Eligibility
In considering eligible candidates, a President may take into account the volunteer contributions of an individual or individuals that occurred during their tenure as President-Elect and/or President of the Association. The President has the option, if they choose, to not present the award during their term of office. An individual is not required to hold a defined volunteer position to be considered for this award.
The process for selecting an awardee is at the discretion of the
President, who is encouraged but not required to seek input from the
- If the President chooses not to give the award, they must notify the Executive Committee of this decision by Jan. 31.
- If choosing to present the award, the President shall make a selection
by January 31 and notify the Executive Committee that the award will be
presented and to whom the award is being given.
- One physical
award will be given to the recipient, who will be recognized during the
annual conference and in subsequent publications.