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Meritorious Service Award

Established in 1984

 

PURPOSE

The AOTF Board of Trustees seeks to recognize Trustees who have made sustained and exemplary contributions in support of the Foundation's mission.

Click here for a list of all Meritorious Service Award recipients.

 

ELIGIBILITY

Retiring and incumbent members of the AOTF Board of Trustees and other selected individuals.

 

NOMINATION PROCEDURES

Trustees must email nominations to the Chair of the AOTF Awards and Recognition Committee in care of Gaby Garcon, AOTF Awards Program Coordinator by October 1 of each year. 

Please include:

  • a letter of nomination summarizing individual's contributions as they relate to the purpose and criteria for selection of the Meritorious Service Award.
  • a short paragraph of no more than 100 words to appear in professional publications citing the nominee's contributions.
  • a hi-resolution photograph (300 dpi or greater, jpg preferred).
  • the candidate's curriculum vitae.

 

CRITERIA FOR SELECTION

  • Served at least two terms on the AOTF Board of Trustees and provided leadership in an area essential to the Foundation's mission and growth.
  • Completed all assigned and voluntary duties and responsibilities in a timely and commendable manner.
  • Demonstrated sustained commitment to the Foundation's mission and has helped to assure a strong future.
  • Documented contributions and service of a meritorious nature for the Foundation that are over and above the normal responsibilities of a member of the Board of Trustees.

 

QUESTIONS

Contact Gaby Garcon, AOTF Awards Program Coordinator.

Meritorious Service Award Recipients

2018

Joseph K. Brey, OTD, OTR/L
Mary Ellen Buning, PhD, OTR/L, ATP/SMS
Wendy J. Coster, PhD,OTR/L, FAOTA
Jan Miller Polgar, PhD, OT (Reg (Ont), FCAOT    

2017

M. Carolyn Baum, PhD, OTR, FAOTA
Martha Kirkland, OTR
Kinsuk K. Maitra, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

2016

Patricia (Pat) Booth, MAT
Mary Foto, OT, FAOTA, CCM
Emily Kringle, MOT, OTR/L
Diana L. Ramsay, MPP, OTR, FAOTA

2015

Alfred "Chip" J. Chiplin, Jr., JD, MDiv, CPE

2014

Adam T. Drobot, PhD

2013

Sharon G. Ryan, OTR

2012

Melissa Oliver, MS, OTR/L

2011

Cynthia F. Epstein, MA, OTR, FAOTA
Ruth Ann Watkins, MBA, OTR/L, FAOTA

2010

William "Bill" Farland, PhD
Nancy Talbot, MEd, OTR, FAOTA

2009

Phyllis Bauer Madachy

2008

Jean Deitz, PhD, OTR, FAOTA
Reatha Clark King, PhD 

2005

Leopold G. Selker, PhD, MBA
Gordon Williamson, PhD, OTR, FAOTA

2003

Jean Deitz, PhD, OTR, FAOTA

2001

Susan B. Fine, MA, OTR, FAOTA
Lex Frieden, MA
Hanna Gruen, OTR/L
Ann Hight

2000

 Jim Hinojosa, PhD, OTR, FAOTA

1998

Ronya Kozmetsky
Maralynne D. MItcham, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

1996

Bryon Cohen (posthumously)
Edward Eckenhoff, MA, MHA, FACHE

1995

Bryon Cohen (posthumously)
Edward Eckenhoff, MA, MHA, FACHE

1995

Elizabeth Devereaux, MSW, ACSW/L, OTR/L, FAOTA      
Sharon Stoffel, MA, OTR, FAOTA
 

1994

 James Plumtree, MA, OTR

1993

M. Carolyn Baum, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

1990

Carolyn Del Polito, PhD

1989

Lela Llorens, PhD, OTR, FAOTA

1988

Elizabeth Crepeau, OTR, FAOTA

1987

Martha S. Moersch, MEd, OTR/L, FAOTA 

1986

Ann Grady, OTR, FAOTA

1985

Frank W. Oppenheimer (posthumously)

1984

Alice C. Jantzen, PhD, OTR, FAOTA

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