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The Federal Government Affairs Leadership Award was established in 2003 to recognize outstanding achievements by APTA members in advancing the association's federal government affairs objectives and activities. The award is presented annually to an 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.

Submission Requirements

To nominate an APTA member for this award, complete and submit:

  • the nomination form,
  • a letter of nomination, and
  • other supporting documentation, such as letters of support, detailing why the nominee should receive the award.

What Recipients Receive

The selected recipient will be invited to attend an APTA national event where an award will be presented during the event. The recipient will also receive recognition on APTA's website, as well as in PT in Motion and PT in Motion: News Now.

Submit a Nomination

Component presidents, executives PPAC, Federal Affairs Liaisons and PTPAC Trustees may submit a nomination by January 31, 2022.

Additional Resources

For questions regarding the nomination process or the award, please contact