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Nominations and Awards Committee

Statement of Purpose

The IAASE Nominations and Awards Committee shall promote and execute all responsibilities for the nomination of IAASE elected officers as directed by the IAASE constitution. The Nomination and Awards Committee will actively solicit nominations to celebrate and recognize outstanding achievements of IAASE members through the Organizations Awards current and future.

The criteria and nomination documents for each of the awards follows:

Function and Tasks of the Nominations and Awards Committee


  • The Nominations and Awards Committee will annually provide an orientation for the Executive Board and the Membership detailing the available nominations, awards and procedures for implementation and recognition.

  • The Nominations and Awards Committee will make timely announcements to secure nominations for IAASE Executive Board Officers to be elected to the IAASE Executive Board. The call for nominations should include distribution in multiple formats including the IAASE newsletter, website announcements, Executive Board announcements and emails.

  • The Nominations and Awards Committee will make timely announcements to secure nominations for IAASE Awards. The call for nominations should include distribution in multiple formats including the IAASE newsletter, website announcements, Executive Board announcements and emails.

  • The Nominations and Awards Committee will utilize the Regional Representatives to assist the Nominations and Awards Committee by soliciting nominees from their respective regional areas for elected offices and awards.

  • The Nominations and Awards Committee will validate all nominations for meeting any established eligibility criteria or waiving any requirement by a majority Committee Member vote.

  • The Nominations and Awards Committee presentation of elected official nominations will also be accepted during the IAASE Executive Board meeting when the slate of candidates is reviewed for acceptance.

  • The Nominations and Awards Committee will announce the election at an appropriate Executive Board meeting following the results of any election. The Committee shall take responsibility for assuring that the election results are also announced in the IAASE Newsletter and on the IAASE website.

  • The Nominations and Awards Committee will facilitate all activities related to the established awards of IAASE.

  • The Nominations and Awards Committee will review and develop criteria and procedures for existing, new awards or other special acknowledgments and present these for approval by the Executive Board.

  • The Nominations and Awards Committee will review and develop criteria and procedures for all elections and present these for approval to the Executive Board.


Nominations and Awards Chairperson

Chairperson

  • Dr. Lea Anne Frost


  • The IAASE President will recommend the approval of the Nominations and Awards Chairperson as the Immediate Past President of IAASE.

  • Term of the Nominations and Awards Committee Chairperson shall be for two (2) years and their appointment aligned with the term and recommendation of each new IAASE President. The Immediate Past President, who leaves the position prior to the end of the two (2) years, shall be replaced, to fulfill the remaining portion of the two (2) year term by another Past-President of IAASE.

  • The Nominations and Awards Chairperson shall be a voting Member as the Past President of the IAASE Executive Board.

  • The Nomination and Awards Committee Chairperson will appoint Members in good standing to participate on the Committee. The Committee Chairperson may add Members at any time and the term will be consistent with the term of each IAASE President.


Nominations and Awards Members

Ellie Ambuehl Clark Reamer
Dr. Tanya Carter Melissa Taylor
Dr. Jimmy Gunnell Angela Zajac
Dr. Gineen O'Neil Dr. Lea Anne Frost - Chairperson


  • The Nominations and Award Committee will be comprised of a maximum of eight (8) Members.

  • The Nominations and Awards Committee will include three (3) Past Presidents with the Immediate Past President serving as Chair of the Committee.

  • Committee members will be reflective of the diversity of the IAASE membership including, the IAASE regions, experience, gender and racial background.

  • The Nominations and Awards Committee Members terms shall be for (2) years and their appointment aligned with the term of each new IAASE President. The Nominations and Awards Committee Members may be reappointed to successive two (2) year terms. The Committee Members who leave the position prior to the end of a two (2) year term shall be replaced to fulfill the remaining portion of the term.


Revised: 8/9/18