Wednesday, February 06, 2013 Last Call for Federal Government Affairs Leadership Award and APTA Public Service Award Nominations Monday, February 11, is the deadline to submit nominations for the Federal Government Affairs Leadership Award and the APTA Public Service Award. The Federal Government Affairs Leadership Award is presented annually to an active APTA member who has made significant contributions to APTA's federal government affairs efforts, and has shown exemplary leadership in furthering the association's objectives in the federal arena. The APTA Public Service Award is presented annually to individuals who have demonstrated distinctive support for the physical therapy profession at a national level. Individuals from the following categories are eligible for nomination of this award: members of Congress, congressional staff members, members of a state legislature, federal agency officials, health and legislative association staff, and celebrities or other public figures. APTA's Board of Directors will select award recipients during its March 2013 conference call. Awards will be presented at the Federal Advocacy Forum to be held April 14-16 in Washington, DC. Submit nominations by February 11 to Stephanie Sadowski.