American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Committee on Honors

Each year the Committee on Nominations and Elections seeks nominations to fill vacancies on select committees and boards. The Committee on Honors (CoH) is one of these bodies and has 6 elected positions.

Committee Charge

  • Review nominations for Honors of the Association and recommend candidates for approval by a 75% vote of the Board of Directors.
  • Review nominations and select award recipients for the following:
    • Fellowship
    • Certificate of Recognition for Special Contributions in Higher Education
    • Certificate of Recognition for Outstanding Contributions in International Achievement
    • Certificate of Recognition for Special Contributions in Multicultural Affairs
    • Certificate of Recognition for Special Contributions in Preschool-Grade 12 Education Settings
    • Distinguished Service Award
    • Dorothy Dreyer Award for Volunteerism
    • Early Career Contributions in Research
    • Outstanding Service Award


  • 3 years


  • Review award nominations electronically (estimated time: 20–30 hours)
  • Attend annual meeting (May/June) and a possible second meeting on Committee Day at the ASHA Annual Convention

Service Qualifications/Restrictions

  • Current ASHA member and through service if elected
  • Fellow of ASHA
  • Consecutive terms not permitted

Note: The CoH conducts much of its business electronically. As such, computer and Internet access is required for service.

Future Vacancies

  • One audiologist or hearing scientist
  • One speech-language pathologist or speech-language scientist

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