Deadline to submit nominations for the 2017 Joseph J. Anzivino Distinguished Allied Award is Nov. 30, 2016.
The Joseph J. Anzivino Distinguished Allied Award may be awarded annually by the IAVM Board of Directors to an individual currently or previously employed by a firm which is or was an Allied member in good standing. The president and CEO will provide evidence the nominee meets the criteria.
The following criteria are established for the Anzivino Award nominees:
- The nominee must have been an IAVM member for at least 10 years total, which need not be consecutive.
- Any member may make a nomination, which must provide a minimum of three examples of the nominee’s exemplary service and contributions to IAVM and/or the industry (for example: leadership, accomplishments, professional service/activities, projects/results).
- The nominee must have served IAVM by: 1) Attendance at no fewer than six annual conferences (VenueConnect); 2) Attendance at no fewer than 10 Region Meetings; 3) Being chair of at least two IAVM committees or sub-committees; 4) Being a member of IAVM Board of Directors, IAVM Foundation Board of Trustees, Board of Regents, or Board of Governors during the members’ tenure with IAVM; 5) Being a member of an IAVM program, campaign, or task force/committee.
- No Chair of the Allied Committee is eligible for consideration until the second annual conference (VenueConnect) following his/her term of office.
- Previous recipients are ineligible (and may be found on our website under Legacy of Leaders).
- The award may be given posthumously.
- Selection of recipients will be made by an 80 percent vote of the IAVM Board of Directors. Recommendations to the IAVM Board of Directors for nominees shall be made by the Allied Committee.
The nominations and letters of recommendation should be written to IAVM President and CEO Brad Mayne, CFE, and submitted to Rosanne Duke electronically. The nomination letter and all letters of recommendation must be received by close of business Nov. 30, 2016. If you have any questions, please contact Rosanne Duke at 972-538-1025.