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2018 ACA Conference

January 1, 2018

ALGBTIC Call for Award Nominations


The leadership of the Association for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Issues in Counseling would like to invite you to consider nominating a colleague for an ALGBTIC Award to be awarded at the ACA Conference in Atlanta, Georgia. Each year we recognize individuals and/or organizations that have made a significant contribution to the LGBTQQIA Community.  The Awards will be presented at the ALGBTIC Reception at the ACA Conference in Atlanta, Georgia.


Below you will find the award categories:


ALGBTIC Mentor Award

This award is presented to an individual identified for her or his significant contribution to mentorship in the ALGBTIC community and to persons within the LGBTQQIA community.


ALGBTIC Ned Farley Service Award

This award is presented to an ALGBTIC member who has served ALGBTIC and/or the larger LGBTQQIA community through forwarding the mission and values of ALGBTIC.


ALGBTIC Joe Norton Award

This award is presented annually to a group or organization for outstanding contributions to the LGBTQQIA community in the city or region in which the ACA conference is held. This year we are seeking nominations in the state of Georgia-City of Atlanta.


ALGBTIC Graduate Student Award

This award has been established to honor a graduate student member of ALGBTIC who has contributed significantly in one of three areas:

  • Representing or embodying the mission of ALGBTIC through direct service for ALGBTIC or in the field of counseling.
  • Furthering knowledge of LGBTQQ issues through an outstanding research contribution.
  • Providing service or research that specifically focuses on furthering the knowledge of and commitment to issues of diversity within the LGBTQQIA community.


‚ÄčTo nominate, email (1) a short letter of nomination along with (2) any supporting letters or documents and the (3) name and contact information of the nominee to me at tonya.hammer@okstate.edu. Please respond directly to me rather than making your nomination known over the listserv.