AMCA Awards recognize individuals who have made exemplary contributions to the Association, to medical entomology and public health, and to the development and implementation of mosquito control methods and/or equipment.
Please nominate your colleagues and peers who are deserving of recognition. Nominations and the required supporting documents (if applicable) must be received by August 20, 2020, to be considered.
About the Grass Roots Award
Boyd-Ariaz Grass Roots Award: This award recognizes non-supervisory field staff and technician excellence by providing funds to assist in attendance and participation in the AMCA Annual meeting. Grassroots Award recipient will receive a complimentary meeting registration, a plaque, a $200 check to the award recipient, and up to $500 to cover reimbursement of meeting expenses paid to the sponsoring agency upon submission of receipts. Nominees for the award must come from the manager or supervisor of a mosquito control agency. The nominating manager needs to acknowledge that if their employee is chosen as the Grass Roots Award recipient then their district/agency is responsible for supporting the travel to, and from, and lodging at the AMCA Annual Meeting for the awardees. Furthermore, nominees need to be individuals who are active in field mosquito control. Nominations consist of a brief biographical sketch and a statement of why the individual is deserving of the award.
Nominations are sent to the AMCA Regional Director in the nominee’s region – Gary Goodman. Recipients need not be members of the AMCA.