2020 AMTA-IL Chapter Awards Program

ANNUAL  AMTA-IL AWARDS

Each year AMTA-IL offers its members the opportunity to acknowledgement the work and accomplishments of a fellow massage therapist, educator, student or themselves for their contributions to the Massage Therapy Profession.  Nominations can be sent to the Awards Committee chairperson Christine Stearns cestearnsmk@gmail.com

Nominations for the 2020 AMTA-IL Chapter Awards will be requested in early 2020.

Deadline to submit nominations: TBA
Recipients will be announced:    TBA
Chapter Awards Ceremony:     Saturday evening of 2020 Conference

Award Categories

Meritorious Award To openly honor an AMTA-IL Chapter member, acknowledging their  diligent and generous service to the chapter. The recipient will also receive recognition at the national level during the annual AMTA National Convention. The recipient must be an active AMTA-IL member.

Distinguished Service Award
To openly honor and acknowledge an individual or group who has contributed significantly to the Massage Therapy Profession as a whole through any of the following: Chapter Growth/Membership, Community Outreach, Government Relations, or other worthy venues such as Social Media Management or Research. Recipient can be a part of the larger massage community and; not required to be an AMTA-IL member.

Humanitarian Award
To openly honor and acknowledge the “heart” of massage in action by an individual or group that has served a particular group of people in need (ie: veterans, working with cancer survivors or helping homeless, etc.), going above and beyond with a compassionate heart. Recipient can be a part of the larger massage community; not required to be an AMTA-IL member.

Outstanding Student of the Year Award
To openly honor a Student who has provided exceptional accomplishments in one or more of the following areas: 1) Community Building, 2) Community Volunteerism, or 3) Educational Advancement. Recipient must  be currently enrolled in an AMTA school but is not required to be a member of AMTA.

Educator of the Year Award
To openly honor and acknowledge a Massage Therapy Educator who has provided inspiration and respectful leadership for their students’ continual growth & knowledge. Recipient must teach at an AMTA school, but is not required to be an AMTA member.

Pioneer Award
To openly honor and acknowledge a Massage Therapy Practitioner who had made major contributed early in the development of the Massage Therapy Profession. Recipient can be of the larger massage community; not required to be an AMTA-IL member.

 

Download Nomination Form

 

Please email nomination forms to the Awards Committee Chairperson, Christine Stearns cestearnsmk@gmail.com.

For more information call the AMTA-IL chapter office 847-430-0203.