The Distinguished Service Award (DSA) was established by the American Home Economics Association (AHEA) Foundation in 1979 as a living tribute to members of AHEA (now AAFCS) to recognize superior achievements in family and consumer sciences, outstanding contributions to the family and consumer sciences profession, and sustained association leadership at both state and national levels. A list of prior recipients may be found here
Nominations are now closed. 2019 DSA recipients will be honored at the 110th
Annual Conference in St. Louis, Missouri, June 23-26 2019. The nomination information for 2020 will open in July 2019
. For reference only, the 2019 guidelines are linked here
. Please note new guidelines may be in place for the future. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org
with any questions prior to submitting a nomination.