Eligibility: To be considered for nomination for elevation to the ASLA Council of Fellows, an individual must:
- Be a current ASLA Full Member or International Member in good standing
- Have achieved at least 10 continuous years of FULL membership at the time of nomination.
- Have demonstrated exceptional contributions over an extended period of time.
- Have made a significant positive impact on the public and the profession.
- Have received recognition for those contributions from multiple sources.
Nominations may be made by the executive committee of a chapter, the executive committee of ASLA, or the executive committee of the Council of Fellows in one of four categories:
Any member of ASLA may recommend another eligible ASLA member for consideration as a nominee to the three groups mentioned above via written documentation highlighting the member’s accomplishments.
Schedule & Deadlines: New! Nominations for 2013 must be submitted on a CD-ROM (no hard copies) no later than close of business on Friday, March 8, 2013, to:
ASLA Council of Fellows Nominations
Attn: Curt Millay, Corporate Secretary
636 Eye St. NW
Washington, DC 20001
The jury will meet in early June 2013 and nominees and nominators will be advised of the results by the mid-June.
The Council of Fellows Investiture Dinner will be held in November during the ASLA 2013 Annual Meeting and EXPO in Boston.
Jury: The ASLA President appoints members of the jury from current Council of Fellows membership to serve three-year terms on a rotating basis. A concerted effort is made to maintain a balanced representation of different practice types and geographic locations to reflect the ASLA membership at large. The jury convenes annually to evaluate the nominations and select the new Fellows for that year.
The 2013 jury comprises:
Kenneth E. Bassett, FASLA, Chair
Robert Weygand, FASLA
Dale G.M. Jaeger, FASLA
Linda Lee Jewell, FASLA
Peter L. Schaudt, FASLA
N.B. Under no circumstances may members of the jury be contacted regarding Fellows nominations.
- There is no minimum or maximum number of individuals who may be selected by the jury for elevation to the Council of Fellows each year.
- There is no limit to the number of individuals a chapter, the Council of Fellows executive committee, or the ASLA executive committee may nominate each year and nominating more or fewer individuals does not affect the outcome.
- Nominees do not compete with each other for selection. Selection is based solely on professional excellence and outstanding accomplishments as presented in the nominations.
- An individual may be nominated in up to two categories, but two separate nominations must be submitted, one for each category.
- Chapters must adhere to the national eligibility requirements when selecting individuals to nominate and may not impose additional requirements upon potential nominees, such as requiring they be licensed or currently active in the chapter.
- Do not include headshots of the nominees, they will be removed before jury review.
- A member may only be nominated for three consecutive years. If not selected during that period, a two-year break is required before the member may be nominated again.
- An initial screening of nomination materials is performed upon receipt at ASLA headquarters. This first review ensures that all eligibility criteria had been followed and all submission requirements have been met. Any submission packets not meeting the criteria or requirements will not be considered by the jury.
- When a nominee is selected, ASLA retains possession of all nomination materials and rights to their usage in conjunction with the Council of Fellows program.