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Meritorious Service Award

Each year, APPA members bestow the Meritorious Service Award upon the individual member or members who have made significant, life-long contributions to the profession of educational facilities management. APPA’s highest award for individual service, the Meritorious Service Award, is given to no more than three individuals each year.

Eligibility Requirements:

The Meritorious Service Award is open to any APPA Individual member in good standing through applying and accepting the award.

To be eligible for the Meritorious Service Award, nominees must meet the following criteria:

  1. An employee of an active APPA member institution for ten consecutive years. (NOTE: Institution must be currently in good standing.)
  2. Active participation in meetings and other functions at the international level.
  3. Service at the international APPA level (i.e. Board member, committee/ group member, dean/ trainer/ facilitator within professional development (though not a current APPA board member);
  4. Service at the regional or chapter level (i.e. board, committee, meeting host); and/or service to an associated professional organization whose primary purpose is the betterment of facilities management operations at colleges and universities.
  5. Past recipients can be nominated after ten years of service following their first Meritorious Service Award.

Past Institutional and Individual Award Recipients