Outstanding Branch Division Award



Purpose of the Award

This award is designed to recognize and promote the efforts of an exemplary state division of AADA. Its purpose is to recognize and honor a state division for outstanding contributions related to adult development and aging during the preceding year. Nominations should include supporting materials of their choice highlighting the activities and accomplishments of their branch. Examples of supporting materials include (but are not limited to):

State Division Activities

Activities, including presentations, meetings and other functions throughout the year designed to promote networking among members, professional development and enhancement, knowledge of the needs and concerns of adults across the life span, and advocacy of those needs.

Organizational Structure

Evidence of a well-developed and active organizational structure that provides roles for all state members who wish to become active, as well as recognition for service to the state division by those members.

State Devision Newsletter

Publication of a newsletter for members that reflects and promotes the concerns of adults across the life span and counselor strategies to address those concerns.

Special Requirements

State Divisions nominated for this award must be current, chartered state divisions of AADA. Any state division, officer, AADA member, or an ACA state branch president, may make the nomination. A limit of five supporting letters, evidence or testimonials is acceptable by the committee. A commemorative plaque of recognition is presented to the President designated representative of the state division.

Nomination Form – AADA Award Nomination Form 2018

Please send this form and all supporting documentation to assist the committee in designating the award recipient as e-mail attachments to the AADA Awards Committee Chair Dr. Becky Earhart Michel at aadaawards@gmail.com with the subject, “AADA Outstanding Branch Division Award Nomination.”