Award Nomination Information
Do you know an OT or OTA who makes a significant difference in our profession?
Or a non-OT/OTA who has worked on behalf of our profession?
A great way to honor someone’s service is to nominate them for an award…
Each year at the OTAO Annual Conference, the Occupational Therapy Association of Oregon recognizes individuals who have contributed to the profession of occupational therapy in Oregon. This recognition is based on participation in state, national and local association activities and specific activities/accomplishments that have contributed to the advancement of occupational therapy. At this year’s Annual Conference in October, we would like to present the following awards:
If you would like to nominate a colleague for one of these awards, nominations are due by Sunday, September 20, 2020 by 11:59PM PST.
Nominations can be submitted throughout the calendar year
awards are given at the Annual OTAO Conference in October.
Grace Black Award of Honor
Awarded in order to express special recognition to an OT/OTA member of OTAO for long term contributions made to the advancement of the occupational therapy profession.
Awarded to express special recognition to an OTAO member who has contributed/supported the OTAO President in their leadership role.
Award of Merit
To express OTAO recognition of an OT/OTA member for their contribution to the advancement of the occupational therapy profession during the past 5 years.
Award of Appreciation
To express the appreciation of the OTAO to an individual or group of Non-OTs who have contributed to the advancement and/or recognition of the occupationa therapy profession.
To recognize individual members of OTAO who have demonstrated service to the Association through time or task-limited activities.
To express OTAO recognition of an OT/OTA Student member for their contribution to the field of occupational therapy during the past year.
A colleague’s formal recognition of a job well done is one of the greatest compliments a professional can receive. Thank you for taking the time to nominate a deserving peer for this honor!