NSSLHA Chapter Advisor Honors

They're your teachers, mentors, and friends. Recognize a Chapter Advisor who made a difference in your life!

Beginning with the 2016–2017 academic year, the NSSLHA Executive Council will award one Making Waves Award and one Continued Commitment Award.

How to Nominate a Chapter Advisor

  • Submit an online nomination form from January 1 to May 1.
  • Submit a letter of recommendation (up to 500 words) that includes descriptions and examples of how the nominee:
    • has provided consistent and measurable* service to students and the chapter
    • has encouraged student leadership and engagement
    • has been involved in at least one chapter activity (e.g., fundraising activity, community engagement)
    • demonstrates NSSLHA's core values of philanthropy, community service, career awareness, advocacy, and leadership
  • Submit any supporting documents (images, PDFs, articles, links)

*Measurable means that there is evidence that will support that the candidate has had an impact on students and/or the professions.

Who May Nominate

  • National NSSLHA Members
  • Chapter advisors and/or co-advisors of a local chapter in good standing with the national NSSLHA association

Nomination Process

Nominations are open from January 1 to May 1. Nominations are only accepted electronically and must include the required information.

Submissions are reviewed by the National Office to confirm eligibility. The Executive Council will select the Making Waves Chapter Advisor and Continued Commitment Chapter Advisor recipients.

Making Waves Chapter Advisor Award

The purpose of this award is to recognize an outstanding national NSSLHA Chapter Advisor who has been an advisor for at least 1 year as of the application date.

Eligibility

An individual may be nominated for Making Waves Chapter Advisor Honors if all of the criteria below are met. The nominee must:

  • be an ASHA certified member in good standing
  • be the advisor of a certified national NSSLHA chapter
  • have been the advisor of the nominating chapter for at least 1 year as of application date
  • not have received a Chapter Advisor Honor award in the past 3 years

The recipient of Making Waves Chapter Advisor Honors receives:

Continued Commitment Chapter Advisor Award

The purpose of this award is to recognize an outstanding national NSSLHA Chapter Advisor who has been an advisor of that chapter for at least 5 years as of the application date.

Eligibility

An individual may be nominated for Continued Commitment Chapter Advisor Honors if all of the criteria below are met. The nominee must:

  • be an ASHA certified member in good standing
  • be the advisor of a certified national NSSLHA chapter
  • have been the advisor of the nominating chapter for at least 5 years as of application date
  • not have received a Chapter Advisor Honor award in the past 3 years

The recipient of Continued Commitment Chapter Advisor Honors receives:

View a list of past recipients of NSSLHA Chapter Advisor Honors.