Honors & Awards
 
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Purpose

Oversee and evaluate the Association’s Honors and Awards program.

 

Duties

  1. Provide direction to the Honors and Awards Subcommittees and serve as a resource to the district honors and awards committees.

  2. Establish nomination submission deadlines and candidate evaluation time schedules.

  3. Recommend to the board of directors candidates for honors and awards.

 

Corey Christensen, Committee Chair
cdchristensen923@gmail.com
Del Valle Physical Therapy and Rehab
Las Cruces, NM

Outstanding Service Award

1. The award may be given to anyone who has made a contribution to the profession and the NMATA.

2. Contribution must be made above normal work performed for the NMATA.

3. Any member can nominate a person by requesting and returning an application to the Chairperson of the Honors and Awards Committee and having a letter of support submitted by a second member.

 


 

Hall of Fame

Candidate must have served as an athletic trainer for twenty (20) years within the state of New Mexico.


Candidate must have been a member of the NMATA for (20) years.
*Since the NMATA has only been in existence since 1983 service in New Mexico before 1983 will count toward this total


Candidate must have served the association as an officer or committee member.


Candidate must have made contributions to the athletic training profession that have brought distinction to NMATA or been recognized as having given significant service to the NMATA.

 

Special Consideration Criteria
Deceased NMATA athletic trainers who have not met the length of service requirement (20 years) may be considered if they had, while working in the state of New Mexico, brought distinction to the NMATA due to their own achievements, contributions to the athletic training profession, or service to the NMATA.


Athletic Trainers who work in another state or another district of the NATA who, at one time did work in a position within the state of New Mexico may be considered if their contributions to the athletic training profession have brought distinction to the profession. The length of service requirement (20 years) is mandatory. (Unless special consideration #1 is in effect)


Athletic trainers who are native to New Mexico (by birth or by graduation from a New Mexico 4 year college or university) who have made significant contributions to the athletic training profession and have brought distinction to the NMATA or NATA may be considered. The length of service requirement (20 years) would be mandatory.


Former NMATA members who have not met the length service requirement, but who have given consideration service to the NMATA may be considered.


A contributing non-member can be considered if deemed to have given lengthy outstanding service to the NMATA. The nomination must be received with three (3) letters of recommendation from association members of the NMATA, and the service performed must have been significant of a period of time.


Application for the Hall of Fame Award must be supported by two members of the Association in writing submitted to the Chairperson of the Honors and Awards Committee.


1.  The award may be given to anyone who has made a contribution to the profession and the NMATA.

 

2.  Contribution must be made above normal work performed for the NMATA.

 

3. Any member can nominate a person by requesting and returning an application to the Chairperson of the Honors and Awards Committee and having a letter of support submitted by a second member.

 

 

Scholarships

The NMATA will add up to $200 to a scholarship awarded to a student who is attending a four year college or university in New Mexico who has been awarded a scholarship by the RMATA.


**Applications must begin through the NATA Foundation.


 

 

Length of Service Award
A pin is awarded for 5, 10, and 15 years of continuous membership in NMATA.

A plague is awarded for 20 and 25 years of continuous membership in NMATA.

A special award will be presented to a member achieving 30 years of continuous membership in the NMATA.

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