Do You Know an AASV Member Deserving of a Pat on the Back?

Do you know an AASV member whose dedication to the association and the swine industry is worthy of recognition? The AASV Awards Committee would like your help in identifying members who are well deserving of this "pat on the back." We would love to hear from you if you have nominations for the following five awards to be presented at the AASV Annual Meeting in Atlanta.

Howard Dunne Memorial Award - Given annually to an AASV member who has made a significant contribution and rendered outstanding service to the AASV and the swine industry.

Meritorious Service Award - Given annually to an individual who has consistently given time and effort to the association in the area of service to the AASV members, AASV officers, and the AASV staff.

Swine Practitioner of the Year - Given annually to the swine practitioner (AASV member) who has demonstrated an unusual degree of proficiency in the delivery of veterinary service to his or her clients.

Technical Services/Allied Industry Veterinarian of the Year - Given annually to the technical services or allied industry veterinarian who has demonstrated an unusual degree of proficiency and effectiveness in the delivery of veterinary service to his or her company and its clients as well as given tirelessly in service to the AASV and the swine industry.

Young Swine Veterinarian of the Year - Given annually to a swine veterinarian who is an AASV member, 5 years or less post-graduation, who has demonstrated the ideals of exemplary service and proficiency early in his or her career. [DVM/VMD graduates of 2014 through 2018 will be considered for the 2019 award.]

Nominations are due December 15. The nomination letter should specify the award and cite the qualifications of the candidate for the award. Submit to: AASV, 830 26th Street, Perry, Iowa 50220, or email aasv@aasv.org. For a listing of past award recipients, see aasv.org/aasv/awards.htm