YEA Award of Individual Excellence Nomination Form

The YEA Award of Individual Excellence recognizes exceptional service in the area of YEA leadership and personal contributions during the preceding 2021-2022 Society year.
 
Nominations must be submitted by a YEA RVC, DRC, or Society YEA Committee member.
 
The award is broken down into three categories:
     1. Outreach: contribution to ASHRAE through growing our presence in a new or
          developing area.
     2. Personal Development: contribution to ASHRAE and YEA through membership
          resources, events, fundraisers, and awareness.
     3. Professional Development: contribution to our industry through technical and/or
          professional accomplishments.
 
Items #1-4 below are general requirements for all three categories and must be completed. Items #5-10 are category specific; please be sure to complete the items that are required for your specific category.
 
The deadline for nominations is Monday, November 14, 2022.

Nominating Individual Information

Nominating Individual's Position in ASHRAE: *

Award Nominee Information

Please select the category in which this individual is being nominated. You may select up to all three categories. Please be sure to complete the corresponding category-specific requirements for whichever category/categories are selected. *

General Award Requirements

This award is given on the basis of service during the preceding 2021-2022 Society year and nominees for any of the three categories should exemplify characteristics of YEA leadership and meet the following criteria:
 
1. Applicants must qualify as a YEA member, which is any Affiliate, Associate, or Member of ASHRAE who is 35 years of age or younger at the start of the preceding Society year.
 
2. Serve ASRHAE by holding an assigned position in ASHRAE, at minimum at the chapter level (Board of Governors, chapter officer, chapter chair position, regional officer, etc.) through the duration of the previous ASHRAE Society year.
 
3. Be in good standing (current) on ASHRAE membership dues.
 
4. Participated in a minimum of four (4) YEA oriented activities during the previous ASHRAE Society Year (includes joint fuctions with Student Activities and other professional organizations). In the space below, please provide a list of all YEA activities attended by the individual during the 2021-2022 Society year and include a brief description of the event and their involvement.

Category Specific Requirements

In addition to the general requirements listed above, nominees must aslo meet the category-specific requirements for whichever category/categories they are being nominated.
 
If you would like to supply additional information to support your nomination beyond what can be provided in the space provided (such as documents or photos), please email Jeanette McCray at jmccray@ashrae.org and check the box below.
Outreach Category
 
The focus of this award shall be to reward YEA members who have provided exceptional contribution to ASHRAE through growing our presence in a new or developing area.
 
5. Personally promoted YEA by educating membership on programs and resources available through YEA (in written or spoken verse). In the space below, please provide an explaination and examples.
6. Contributed directly to the overall growth and development of YEA (innovative new ideas for chapter activities, recruitment of new YEA members, encouragement of YEA members to participate at greater level, development of YEA programs, publications regarding YEA, etc.). In the space below, please provide a detailed explanation and specific examples of the steps this individual took and the impact they made on YEA.
Personal Development Category
 
The focus of this category shall be to reward YEA members who have provided exception contribution to ASHRAE and YEA through membership resources, events, fundraisers, and awareness.
 
7. Assisted in the planning/organization of at least two (2) YEA oriented activities during the previous ASHRAE Society year. In the space below, please provide details regarding the two (2) YEA events, including the individual's involvement and success/failures of event.
8. Attended a previous YEA Leadership Weekend (YLW) or YEA Leadership International (YLI) event or is currently registered to attend YLW or YLI. In the space below, please specify the year and location of the event the individual attended or will attend.
Professional Development Category
 
The focus of this category shall be to reward YEA members who have provided exceptional contribution to our industry through their technical and/or professional accomplishments. These can be directly related to ASHRAE or the HVAC industry in general.
 
9. Participated on at least one (1) ASHRAE Technical or Standards Committee during the previous Society year. In the space below, please list committee names, dates of service, and any positions held.
10. Attended an ASHRAE education course or training in the previous Society year. In the space below, please specify at least one course/training title and date of attendance.