Alaska Speech Language Hearing Association
AKSHA & ASHA Awards Information
AKSHA Sourdough Outstanding Contributions in Speech Language Pathology and/or Audiology
AKSHA 49’er Excellence in Clinical Practice
Red Lantern Outstanding Contributions in Rural Alaska by an Audiologist and/or SLP
Denali Recent Clinical Achievement by an Audiologist and/or SLP
Friend of the Association
President’s Award Given by the association president for service to the association
Lifetime Member Award: "Lifetime achievement"
Procedure for nomination of AKSHA awards
Any member of AKSHA may submit a nomination for AKSHA awards. All nominees for AKSHA awards must be members of AKSHA. Nominations should not be made known to the nominee prior to election
With the exception of the Friend of the Association, President’s Award and Lifetime Member Award, the nominee must have participated in the profession for no less than 5 years and have made an outstanding contribution as defined by the award for which they are nominated.
All submissions will be reviewed and determined by a majority vote of the executive board. The nominations for AKSHA recognition may also be submitted next year for ASHA awards.
Download and submit completed award nomination forms today! Send directly to AKSHA Awards subcommittee, P.O. Box 111993, Anchorage, AK 99511 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org by May 30th. Electronic submission is encouraged.
Link: AKSHA Award Nomination Form.pdf
See SCHOLARSHIP tab at top left of page for Dr. Helen Dittman Beirne Scholarship information.
Honors of the Association
Frank R. Kleffner Clinical Career Award
Rolland Van Hattum Award for Contributions in the Schools
Louis M. DiCarlo Award for Recent Clinical Achievement