The nomination period for the Distinguished Service Award is open through Friday, August 30, 2019. Award recipients will be honored at the 2020 Annual Conference & Expo in Baltimore, MD. Please contact if you have any questions!

The nomination/application period for other 2019/2020 awards and recognition will open in Fall 2019. 

Distinguished Service Award

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 open. The due date is Friday, August 30, 2019.

2020 DSA recipients will be honored at the 111th Annual Conference in Baltimore, MD, June 26-28, 2020. 

Guidelines:  Download Here.

Please email with any questions prior to submitting a nomination. Incomplete or late nominations will not be considered.