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AST Headquarters will be closed November 26-27, 2020 in observance of Thanksgiving. We will reopen Monday, November 30 at 8 am MT. We wish all of you a safe and happy Thanksgiving!
Active state assemblies are the future of the Association of Surgical Technologists' strength and success. AST gives special recognition to those state assemblies that demonstrate outstanding leadership within their states.
Active state assemblies are the future of the Association of Surgical Technologists’ strength and success. The Association of Surgical Technologists gives special recognition to those state assemblies that demonstrate outstanding leadership within their states.
2020 recipients: None eligibility impacted by pandemic
2019 recipients: Washington
2018 recipients: Georgia, Massachusetts, Missouri, Virginia
2017 recipients: Arkansas, Texas
2016 recipients: Illinois, West Virginia
2015 recipients: Nebraska
2014 recipients: New York, Washington
2013 recipients: Georgia
2012 recipients: Illinois, Virginia, Wisconsin
2011 recipients: South Carolina
2010 recipients: Florida, Oklahoma, Ohio
2009 recipients: Minnesota
2008 recipients: Indiana, Louisiana, Wisconsin, Wyoming
2007 recipients: Georgia, Illinois, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Texas
Membership growth is awarded each year to state assemblies in
recognition of their achievements in advancing the goals of the profession and
contributions to member involvement. Established in 2014, AST recognizes state
assemblies for achieving the greatest increase in membership. The State Assembly Membership Award recipients are announced annually at AST's Surgical Technology Conference.
2020 recipients: None. Eligibility was impacted by the pandemic.
2019 recipients: Alaska (0-250 Members); Nevada (251-500 Members); Virginia (501-1000 Members); Pennsylvania (1001 & Higher Members)Award based on
“Active” members in the state assembly with each category reflecting total members in the state.
2018 recipients: Maryland/Delaware, New Jersey, Nevada, Oregon, Missouri
2017 recipients: Hawaii, New Mexico, Oregon, West
2016 recipients: Delaware, Kansas
2015 recipients: Alaska, New York, Rhode Island,
West Virginia, Utah,
2014 recipients: Arizona, Delaware, Hawaii