american farrier's association

2016 Achievement Awards Nomination Form (print version)

 2016  AFA Achievement Awards

The AFA is a community of member farriers who give unselfishly of their time and expertise, all of which makes our Association the vital force that it is in the equine world. Once a year we step back and take the time to honor those individuals who give of their time and talent so freely in service to our community. Please take this opportunity to nominate someone who deserves to be recognized for his or her valuable contributions to the AFA and the farrier industry. Nominations must be postmarked by midnight of November 30, 2016. Awards will be presented at the 2017 AFA Annual  Convention in Arlington Texas. Please Note: You do NOT need to nominate in each category. ALL NOMINEES MUST BE AFA MEMBERS IN GOOD STANDING

The Allen Smith Award for Excellence in Administrationin recognition of outstanding ability to organize and implement farrier functions

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Jim Linzy Outstanding Clinician Award in recognition of exceptional abilities exhibited while conducting farrier clinics.

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Scott Simpson Outstanding Educator Award to express sincere appreciation for outstanding service and dedication to the field of farrier education.

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Edward Martin Humanitarian Award in sincere appreciation for an active effort to promote goodwill in the farrier profession.

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Journalism Award for meritorious service in collecting, editing, and presenting information of interest to farriers.

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Walt Taylor Award in recognition of unlimited service, distinguished contributions, and unselfish devotion to the farrier industry.

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Sharon Walker Association Newsletter Awardto the best newsletter from an AFA Chapter or recognized group. (To qualify, a copy of all newsletters printed for the year must be submitted to each voting member of the Achievement Committee.)

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Technical Writing Awardwriting involving the shoeing of a horse or treatment of ailments of the equine hoof. 

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General Interest Article Award – business articles, short stories, editorials, etc about anything AFA related.

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**All nominees for an Achievement Award must be AFA members in good standing **

 Nominated by: Signature and AFA#__________________________________________________________

Deadline for nominations is November 30, 2016. You do not have to nominate someone in each category, and you do not have to use this form, but all nominations must include the following: Name of Award, Name of Nominee, Reason for Nomination, Your Name, Your Signature, Your AFA #.

When using this form please print out and mail to:

American Farriers Association, Attn: Achievement Awards, 4059 Iron Works Parkway / Ste #1, Lexington, KY 40511  OR scan and Email to: info@americanfarriers.org – **preferred method**