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AOTA-AOTF Presidents' Commendation Award
In 1990, the AOTA and AOTF Presidents' Commendation in honor of Wilma L. West was established jointly by the governing Boards of both the American Occupational Therapy Association and the American Occupational Therapy Foundation.  Its purpose is to honor a respected leader of the profession who has made sustained contributions to occupational therapy over a lifetime of service.

 
Recipients of this award include the following individuals:
  • 2013 Kenneth J. Ottenbacher
  • 2010 Joan C. Rogers
  • 2009 M. Carolyn Baum
  • 2007 Charles H. Christiansen
  • 2005 Martha Kirkland
  • 2004 Elizabeth B. Devereaux*
  • 2002 Gail Fidler*
  • 2001 Jeanette Bair
  • 1999 Florence Cromwell 
  • 1998 Ruth Brunyate Wiemer*
  • 1997 Lela Llorens 
  • 1994 Fred Sammons
  • 1992 Carlotta Welles* 
  • 1990 Wilma L. West*
 
*Deceased