ASAE Announces the 2014 ‘Power of A’ Award Winners
July 15, 2014
The American Society of Association Executives is set to honor six associations with the 2014 Summit Award, which is the highest recognition under the organization’s The Power of A Awards. The six organizations will accept their awards Oct. 1 during the 15th Annual Summit Awards Dinner at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C. The winners were selected by the Power of A Awards Judging Committee, which received more than 90 applications this year. The awards are part of The Power of A campaign, which ASAE launched in 2009 to increase awareness about issues that impact associations and to share the wealth of knowledge and resources available to the association community for policymakers and other audiences. “This year’s submissions truly showcase the unique impact associations have not only in America, but around the world. It is inspiring to see the many ways in which these organizations have implemented programs to harness the power of their members to ignite change in their communities,” said Paul Pomerantz, CAE, CEO of the American Society of Anesthesiologists and chairman of The Power of A Awards Judging Committee. Here are this year’s winners: Society for Neuroscience Washington, DC Neuroscience Scholars Program United Fresh Produce Association Foundation Washington, DC Let's Move Salad Bars to Schools Professional Ski Instructors of America - American Association of Snowboard Instructors Lakewood, CO PSIA-AASI Adaptive Outreach Program American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Downers Grove, IL ASGE Ambassador Program Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin Madison, WI Wisconsin Pharmacy Quality Collaborative American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Rockville, MD ASHA Diversity Recruitment Programs “Congratulations to all the 2014 Summit Award winners who developed unique programs that made a difference in their communities,” said ASAE President and CEO John H. Graham, IV, CAE. “We look forward to recognizing these achievements at the Summit Awards Dinner, and those who attend will leave inspired by their work.” In addition to the six Summit Award winners, the Power of A Awards Judging Committee selected 23 association programs to receive a Power of A Gold Award and 22 associations to receive a Power of A Silver Award. ASAE’s Summit Awards Dinner will bring together association executives, industry partners and business and community leaders for an evening to celebrate the value of associations and their impact on society.