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Meritorious Service Award

AWARD DESCRIPTION (download the .pdf version)

To formally recognize the effort and contributions of an Ohio physical therapist or physical therapist assistant to the Ohio Physical Therapy Association. These contributions must be of outstanding nature in Finance, Legislation, Public Relations, Education or Strategic Planning.


A plaque will be presented at the OPTA Annual Recognition Meeting & Luncheon on April 6, 2019. An official announcement of the award will appear in OPTA’s magazine, ACCESS, and will be posted on the OPTA website.


  1. Nominee must be a member in good standing of the OPTA.
  2. Contributions may be in one or more of the following areas: Finance, Legislation, Public Relations, Education or Strategic Planning.
  3. Contributions must be of outstanding nature.


  • Complete online submission form to submit your nomination; all nominations must be submitted online, along with one support letter attached to the form.
  • Nominations must be submitted by Friday, March 1, 2019.

The nominator is responsible for submitting the following documents as a single email

  • One letter of support focusing on the strengths of the nominee in relation to award criteria

Notification of receipt of nomination packet

  • After successful submission of the nomination, the nominator will receive a confirmation email.
  • The Awards Committee Chair will notify the nominator when all required materials have been received and the nomination package is considered complete.
  •  Once the nomination is received, the nominee will be contacted to obtain their Curriculum Vitae/Resume


The Awards Committee Chair will notify the award recipient/nominator pair and those not selected promptly via a formal letter sent on OPTA letterhead.

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