Volunteer Award Nominations 2019

Can you think of someone who deserves to be recognized for their contribution to massage? Do you know someone who goes above and beyond in the profession of massage? Is there someone who gives to others through touch and shares of themselves by volunteering? Each Year AMTA-NY is proud to honor those that go above and beyond for the profession. You as a member can nominate or be nominated for a Chapter Award.

At our annual AMTA-NY 2019 Convention in Tarrytown April 12-14, 2019,  we will be recognizing individuals for their hard work and leadership with various awards.  Here are the awards we would like you to consider for nominations

Humanitarian Award
Sports Massage Achiever Award
Government Relations Award

Please be as thorough and concise as possible. Recipients will be selected solely by the information provided. Submissions may be used in publicity materials – check for correct grammar and spelling.

If you would like to nominate someone for any of these awards, the nomination form can be found at this end of this email or you can follow this link to have the form downloaded onto your computer to submit. If the submission is received successfully, an email will be sent as confirmation.

The deadline for nominations is February 24th.

Humanitarian Award

Purpose:
-To openly honor recipient(s) who is an AMTA member
-To acknowledge the “heart” of massage in action

History
-Award established in 1996
-To be given annually
-Award is selected and kept unannounced until time of presentation
-There may be more than one (1) recipient in a given year

Qualifications
-Active AMTA member for at least one (1) year
-In good standing at the time of award consideration
-Volunteer work, which may or may not include massage, done in the larger community.  Including but not limited to: charity, church, supporting the arts, working with children, disabled, needy, sick, homeless, elderly, community outreach to populations for who massage is otherwise difficult to obtain; fundraising for same, consciousness raising, relief efforts
-Recipient shall not have received this award in the previous year
-Approved by the Awards Committee

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Sports Massage Achiever Award

Purpose
-To openly honor an AMTA member
-To acknowledge accomplishments in the area of sports massage

History
-Award established in 1996
-To be given annually
-Award is selected and kept unannounced until time of presentation

Qualifications
-Recipient must be an AMTA member for at least one (1) year
-Recipient accomplishment(s) exceed expectations
-Recipient display cooperation and team play on team in good standing at the time of award consideration
-May include but is not limited to accomplishments that enhance the visibility, prestige and acceptance of sports massage and sports massage therapists to the general public and the other components of the sports community
-There may be no more than one (1) recipient selected per year
-Recipient may receive only one national individual award in any given year
-Recipient shall not have received this award in the previous year
-Approved by the Awards Committee

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Government Relations Award

Purpose
To openly honor recipient(s) who have provided exceptional accomplishments at the National or Chapter level regarding government relations activities
-To acknowledge and promote achievement(s) deserving of said recognition

History
-Award established in 1996
-To be given annually
-Award is selected and kept unannounced until time of presentation
-There may be more than one (1) recipient in a given year

Qualifications
Recipient(s) does not have to be a member of AMTA or a massage therapist
-Recipient(s) may have participated at the National and/or Chapter level in government relations
-Recipient(s) shall not have received this award in the previous year

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Copy, paste and save the below questions to your computer. Complete the information  and email it to: Awards@amta-ny.org

Or click on the this link to open the form on your computer.  Once completed, please e-mail to Awards@amta-ny.org

Please contact your AMTA-NY office at 585-582-6208 or office@amta-ny.org if you have any questions.

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Award Nomination Form:

 

Please indicate which award you are submitting for: ______________________

 

Nominator Information

Name:

Phone Number:

Email Address:

 

Nominee Information

Name:

Will the Nominee be attending the AMTA-NY Convention in Tarrytown, April 12-14, 2019?

 

Reasons
What are the reasons you selected the nominee? (Please provide specific examples).

 

Characteristics

What outstanding characteristics or other distinguishing criteria make the nominee uniquely qualified for this award?