ASAE Announces the 2014 ‘Power of A’ Award Winners

WASHINGTON—ASAE will pay tribute to six associations with the 2014 Summit Award, which is the highest recognition under The Power of A Awards. The six organizations will accept their awards on Oct. 1 during the 15th Annual Summit Awards Dinner at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C.

WASHINGTON—ASAE will pay tribute to six associations with the 2014 Summit Award, which is the highest recognition under The Power of A Awards. The six organizations will accept their awards on Oct. 1 during the 15th Annual Summit Awards Dinner at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C. 

The winners were selected by the Power of A Awards Judging Committee, which received more than 90 applications this year. The awards are part of The Power of A campaign, which ASAE launched in 2009 to increase awareness about issues that impact associations and to share the wealth of knowledge and resources available to the association community for policymakers and other audiences. 

“This year’s submissions truly showcase the unique impact associations have not only in America, but around the world. It is inspiring to see the many ways in which these organizations have implemented programs to harness the power of their members to ignite change in their communities,” said Paul Pomerantz, CAE, CEO of the American Society of Anesthesiologists and chairman of The Power of A Awards Judging Committee.

This year’s winners are:

Society for Neuroscience
Washington, DC
Neuroscience Scholars Program

United Fresh Produce Association Foundation
Washington, DC
Let's Move Salad Bars to Schools

Professional Ski Instructors of America - American Association of Snowboard Instructors
Lakewood, CO
PSIA-AASI Adaptive Outreach Program

American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
Downers Grove, IL
ASGE Ambassador Program

Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin
Madison, WI
Wisconsin Pharmacy Quality Collaborative

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
Rockville, MD
ASHA Diversity Recruitment Programs

“Congratulations to all the 2014 Summit Award winners who developed unique programs that made a difference in their communities,” said ASAE President & CEO John H. Graham, IV, CAE. “We look forward to recognizing these achievements at the Summit Awards Dinner, and those who attend will leave inspired by their work.”

In addition to the six Summit Award winners, the Power of A Awards Judging Committee selected 23 association programs to receive a Power of A Gold Award and 22 associations to receive a Power of A Silver Award.

ASAE’s Summit Awards Dinner will bring together association executives, industry partners and business and community leaders for an evening to celebrate the value of associations and their impact on society.

For more information about attending the Summit Awards Dinner, contact Carla Lochiatto, CAE, at 202-626-2807 or [email protected].

MEDIA CONTACT: Sabrina Kidwai, APR,CAE [email protected], 202-326-9505

About ASAE: The Center for Association Leadership
ASAE is a membership organization of more than 21,000 association executives and industry partners representing 10,000 organizations. Its members manage leading trade associations, individual membership societies and voluntary organizations across the United States and in nearly 50 countries around the world. With support of the ASAE Foundation, a separate nonprofit entity, ASAE is the premier source of learning, knowledge and future-oriented research for the association and nonprofit profession, and provides resources, education, ideas and advocacy to enhance the power and performance of the association and nonprofit community. For more information about ASAE, visit www.asaecenter.org.

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