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Public Health Champion

The Vermont Public Health Association's Public Health Champion awards are given each year to an individual and a team/organization who has made extraordinary contributions to public health within the state of Vermont.

Nominations for the 2020 Public Health Champion Awards are now open! 

Individual Award

Description of Award:

The Vermont Public Health Association is proud to announce the 3rd annual Vermont Public Health Champion Award series. This honor recognizes an individual (there is a separate award nomination form for team/organization) who has made extraordinary contributions to public health within the state of Vermont. This award was created to acknowledge and appreciate the critical role that individual Vermonters play in protecting and promoting the best health for all Vermonters. Nominees may be professional/non-professional, community leaders or representatives, or volunteers for example: educators, health professionals (e.g., doctors, nurses), administrators, journalists, lawyers, public health professionals, human services personnel, or community organizers.

Instructions:

  • Please download and complete the Public Health Champion Individuals Nomination form. 
  • Please complete the grid in as many areas as possible.
  • Attachments must be limited to one page per criterion.
  • Please submit all finalized nomination packets to the VtPHA at vtpublichealth@outlook.com by November 6, 2020.
  • Nominations will be evaluated by the VtPHA board, and awardees will be recognized at the 2020 VtPHA Annual Meeting on December 3, 2020.

*Please note that current VtPHA officers and board members are not eligible for this award. Previous nominees who were not selected for awards are encouraged to resubmit.*

Team/Organization Award

Description of Award:

The Vermont Public Health Association is proud to announce the 3rd annual Vermont Public Health Champion Award series. This honor recognizes teams and/or organizations (there is a separate award nomination form for individuals) who have made extraordinary contributions to public health within the state of Vermont. For purposes of this award, a team or organization can be considered any group of two or more individuals who have come together in any capacity in partnership to support a public health initiative within the State of Vermont. Please note that nominations should not come from within the team or organization. This award was created to acknowledge and appreciate the critical role that teams and organizations play in protecting and promoting the best health for all Vermonters. Nominees may be teams or organizations comprised of professional or non-professional, community leaders or representatives, or volunteers for example: educators, health professionals (e.g., doctors, nurses), administrators, journalists, lawyers, public health professionals, human services personnel, or community organizers.

Instructions:

  • Please download and complete the Public Health Champion Team/Organization Nomination form.
  • Please complete the grid in as many areas as possible.
  • Attachments must be limited to one page per criterion.
  • Please submit all finalized nomination packets to the VtPHA at vtpublichealth@outlook.com by November 6, 2020.
  • Nominations will be evaluated by the VtPHA board, and awardees will be recognized at the 2020 VtPHA Annual Meeting on December 3, 2020.

*Please note that current VtPHA officers and board members are not eligible for this award. Previous nominees who were not selected for awards are encouraged to resubmit.*

About the association

VtPHA is a membership organization which facilitates collaboration among people who care about public health and are interested in protecting and promoting the health of Vermont residents.

VtPHA is an Affiliate of the American Public Health Association (APHA). APHA is the national voice of public health and champions the health of all people and all communities. They are the only organization that combines a 140-plus year perspective, the ability to influence federal policy to improve the public’s health and a member community from all public health disciplines and over 40 countries. Learn more at www.apha.org.

Contacts

vtpublichealth@outlook.com
Vermont Public Health Association
P.O. Box 732
Burlington, VT 05402-0732

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