Lifetime Award

This honor recognizes and rewards individual ASID members for their outstanding contributions to the Society through volunteer leadership.

Eligibility
Eligibility for the Lifetime Award may be obtained in two ways:

1. A recommendation by the ASID National Board of Directors for past National Board Chairs
The Lifetime Award may be conferred upon a past Society Chair who:

  • is in good standing (dues fully paid through the current year);
  • has made continual and important contributions to the chapter or Society;
  • has been an ASID professional member for a minimum of 25 years.
  • has reached the age of 60.

2. A nomination of a professional member that is initiated by their current chapter board of directors
The Lifetime Award may be conferred upon a professional member who:

  • is in good standing (dues fully paid through the current year);
  • has made continual and important contributions to the chapter or Society;
  • has been a professional member for a minimum of 25 years;
  • has reached the age of 68.

Submission Guidelines for Nominating Past Society Chairs
To nominate professional members for the Lifetime Award, complete a nomination form online, which should include all of the following:

  • Complete Lifetime Award Recommendation Form
  • A chronological listing of at least 25 years of active professional membership in ASID involvement in ASID
  • Two reference letters
  • A copy of the nominee's driver's license, or passport, to verify age
  • High-resolution headshot (300 dpi)

Submission Guidelines for Nominating Professional Members
To nominate professional members for the Lifetime Award, complete a nomination form online, which should include all of the following:

  • Complete Lifetime Award Nomination
  • A chronological listing of at least 25 years of active professional membership involvement in ASID
  • Two reference letters
  • A copy of the nominee’s driver's license, or passport, to verify age
  • High-resolution headshot (300 dpi)

Judging
The ASID National Examiners Committee will review all nominations based on the eligibility requirements. Outstanding and exemplary service will be the benchmark and the committee will make every effort to maintain high standards and to ensure consistency in judging. After review, selected award recipients will be submitted to the ASID National Board of Directors for approval. The ASID National Board of Directors is the only body that may bestow the Lifetime Award.The number of Lifetime Awards bestowed in any given year shall not exceed one-tenth of one percent of the total number of professional members of the Society at the beginning of the effective calendar year.

Once the ASID Board of Directors has granted a Lifetime Award, the candidates will be notified directly. In the event that a Lifetime Award is not granted, the president of the nominee’s chapter will be notified.

If you have questions about the award or the nomination process, please contact the ASID Education and Engagement team at education@asid.org for assistance.