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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.
Entry Deadline: January 31, 2019Reporting Year: January 1-December 31, 2018Application & Eligibility Criteria: Visit stateassembly.ast.org
The State Assembly Leadership Achievement Award recipients are announced annually at AST's Surgical Technology Conference.
2018 recipients: Announced at the 2019 AST Surgical Technology Conference in National Harbor (just south of DC)
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. Eligible states
that have a 12% percentage increase or higher over their previous year-end
numbers are candidates. Awards are presented at the National State Assembly
2018 recipients: Announced at the 2019 AST State
Assembly Leadership Forum in National Harbor, Maryland
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