Do you know a DSAIA Member who should be the 2022 Affiliate of the Year?

Nominations are now open for the 2022 DSAIA Affiliate of the Year Award! Each year, DSAIA recognizes one of our members who has shown true dedication to individuals with Down syndrome and their families, who is engaged in their local communities as well as the larger national Down syndrome community, and whose efforts are truly extraordinary.   

This year DSAIA’s Affiliate of the Year Award will be presented to a DSAIA member organization who has extraordinary programming, outreach and events. They demonstrate a strong commitment to their mission and have a passion for the families that they serve. Their organization functions in a professional manner and is valued by the community at large. They are innovative, passionate and serve as an example to other Down syndrome organizations. Nominations will be accepted through January 5, 2022.  All nominations will be reviewed by the 2022 DSAIA Awards Committee and the winner will be announced during the opening session at this year’s Annual Leadership Conference in Las Vegas in February 2022. This year’s winner will receive one free year of DSAIA member dues.

Who is eligible?

  • Awards are ONLY made to DSAIA members in good standing.
  • You must be a DSAIA member to submit a nomination.
  • Nominate your own organization or for another member organization. 

How do I submit a nomination?

  • Prepare a narrative that describes the organization and its programs/updates that have occurred since Feb 2021.  Include information that describes why this organization should be recognized as an exemplary Down syndrome association.
  • Nominations are submitted electronically.  Click here when you are ready to submit.
  • Nominations are due January 5.