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ASA Distinguished Service Award

 

The American Society of Agronomy Distinguished Service Award recognizes an individual or team who has made a transformational contribution to the profession of agronomy. This award recognizes development of agronomic service programs, practices, and products for acceptance by the public. The focus will be on agronomic service with associated educational, public relations, administrative contributions, and efforts as member(s) of the American Society of Agronomy.

Evaluation:

  1. Effectiveness of public relations activities designed to promote the understanding and use of agronomic science and technology by the public, the government, and other organized groups.
  2. Advances in the science, practice, and status of the profession resulting from administrative skill and effort.
  3. Efforts as member(s) of the American Society of Agronomy.

The award consists of a certificate, a complimentary ticket to the award ceremony, and $2,000.

Nominations Opened: Feb 1, 2017 - 8:00 AM CST
Nominations initiated by: Mar 29, 2017 - 4:00 PM CDT
3 Reference Letters and Final Nomination submission by: Apr 5, 2017 - 4:00 PM CDT


Eligibility

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Nominator

  1. Nominators are required to be members of ASA.
  2. Members of this ASA Awards Committee, the ASA Board of Directors, and also the CSSA Executive Committee are not eligible to be a nominator for this award.
  3. Teams are eligible to be nominated if all members of the team are members of ASA.

Nominee

  1. Members of this ASA Awards Committee, the ASA Board of Directors, and also the CSSA Executive Committee are not eligible to be a nominee for this award.
  2. Nominees are required to be members of ASA.

Reference

  1. Members of this ASA Awards Committee, the ASA Board of Directors, and also the CSSA Executive Committee are not eligible to be a reference for this award.

Qualifications

Nominator

  1. Curent Position Title
  2. Employer

Nominee

  1. Degrees Received
  2. Professional Positions Held
    (Character Limit, including spaces: 2000)
  3. Honors and Awards
    List honors and awards received (Character Limit, including spaces: 3000)
  4. Professional Contributions Listing
    Identify and briefly list the nominee's technical or nontechnical publications, patents, and efforts to develop or improve programs, practices, and products. List up to 12 of the most significant professional contributions of the nominee. (Character Limit, including spaces: 4500)
  5. Contributions and Service to the Profession
    Describe the nominee's professional contributions (other than publications) and service to the profession on which the nomination is based and specific to the Agronomic Service Award. (Character Limit, including spaces: 4500)
  6. Membership
    List membership in professional, honorary, and academic societies. (Character Limit, including spaces: 1500)
  7. Evaluation
    In this section, summarize the primary achievements and evaluate the nominee's comprehensive skills, competencies, and qualifications for this award. Give the nominee's impact in one or more of the evaluation criteria in the award description. (Character Limit, including spaces: 6000)

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