Local Association of the Year Award

MTNA Local Associations may apply for this $1,000 award. An MTNA Local Association is defined as an organization formed within an MTNA-affiliated state association that has its own elected officers, collects local dues and has adopted its own constitution/bylaws that were ratified by the state MTA executive board.

Local Associations may nominate themselves for this award. The application deadline is 3:00 p.m. eastern time, November 1, 2016.

The Local Association will need to supply the following items for the application. These items must be submitted in a digital format and may be scanned and made into a PDF if necessary:

  • Cover letter from Local Association President
  • Nominating letter from State President
  • Brief synopsis describing the following association activities:
    • Community Outreach
    • Collegiate Chapter Outreach
    • MTNA Certification Promotion
    • Participation in State MTA and National activities
  • Information that supports this application, including such items: newspaper clippings of local events, copies of programs, student events or other activities that reflect the programming and mission of the local association. A maximum of 5 supporting documents will be allowed.

MTNA Headquarters will supply the following information to the selection committee (based on July 1, 2015–June 30, 2016):

  • Membership Growth/Retention
  • MTNA Foundation Contributions
  • MTNA Professional Certification:
    • Total number certified—percent of total membership
    • Number of newly certified

Please have all information ready prior to beginning the application; you cannot save the form to return to later.