The CSHEMA Excellence in Volunteerism Award seeks to honor individual CSHEMA members who go above and beyond in their communities of practice and/or committees, the Board of Trustees, or any special task force.

Deadline for award submissions is March 31, 2024.

Submit an Excellence in Volunteerism Award Nomination HERE

Judges will be evaluating:

  • Issues solved by the nominee or major contributions to CSHEMA (impact to CSHEMA)
  • Examples of volunteerism within CSHEMA
  • Which committees, communities, board, or task forces were served
  • How long the nominee has volunteered with CSHEMA
  • Organization and presentation of material for evaluation


The person should be an active volunteer in the CSHEMA community. The person should have made a positive change for CSHEMA membership or the CSHEMA organization or was able to help other institutions with a safety related problem or volunteered to help other institutions in times of need.


 To be eligible to receive the award, the following requirements must be met:  

  1. The nominee's institution must be a CSHEMA institutional member in good standing.
  2. The complete application must accompany a narrative about the nominee’s accomplishments that can be read at the award ceremony. The narrative should be no more than three pages using a minimum font size of 12 points, double-spaced. Screenshots and photos may be included.
  3. Submission of a complete application by March 31, 2024.

Submit an Excellence in Volunteerism Award Nomination HERE

Use the Individual Awards Submission Form to nominate a member for the Excellence in Volunteerism Award.

  • Important Note: The form is created in Google Forms and requires you to log into a Google account prior to submitting an application.
  • If you have any difficulty using the form, please contact the CSHEMA Central Office via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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