Each year, the Washington State Veterinary Medical Association (WSVMA) conducts an awards program to honor individuals whose service has contributed significantly to the veterinary profession in Washington State. The 2023 awards that will be presented include:
WSU Faculty – The “WSU Faculty Member of the Year” award is presented to recognize a WSU faculty member who has served members of the WSVMA with distinction. Please describe specific accomplishments in the last three years that qualifies this person to be nominated for the “WSU Faculty Member of the Year” award. This individual does not have to be a WSVMA member. Nominations must be made by a WSVMA member.
Allied Industry Partner – The “Allied Industry” award recognizes an individual who has provided exceptional service to the veterinary profession and/or the WSVMA. Nominations must be made by a WSVMA Member.
Humane Animal Welfare – The award is presented to a non-veterinary individual or group that has advanced animal welfare through extraordinary service. The nominator must be a member of the WSVMA and the nominee must reside in Washington State or be a Washington State-based organization.
In addition to many others such as Veterinarian of the Year, Distinguished Achievement, Outstanding Veterinary Service, and Distinguished Veterinary Staff.
It only takes a few moments to submit the name of your deserving colleague. Please submit nominations to the WSVMA office using the online nomination form no later than May 7, 2023. Be sure to include a description of why the nominee should be considered for the award. Letters of support may also be uploaded along with your nomination.
Awards will be presented at the Pacific Northwest Veterinary Conference in Tacoma Sept. 22 – 24, 2023. For criteria, visit WSVMA Awards Nominations on the website.
If you have any questions, please contact the WSVMA office at (800) 399-7862. If a paper form is needed, please email [email protected].