The Marilyn Dahl Award of Merit recognizes a hard of hearing member of CHHA who has contributed outstanding service to the work of the association at the National, Chapter (provincial/territorial) or Branch level.
- Nominees should have a minimum of ten (10) years of membership service in CHHAOR
- Nominees should have at least five (5) years of Executive and/or Board experience at the National, Chapter (provincial/territorial) or Branch level where such existsAND/OR
- Where feasible, the nominee should continue to contribute extraordinary or unique service for hard of hearing persons, ie. founding President, continuing President for several terms, distinguished leadership, a long-term initiator and developer of new programs such as noise awareness, speechreading etc. for persons of any age group
This award may be given when a member has reached a milestone event in his or her life, such as retirement, moving, illness or other significant circumstance.
Nominations must include a pertinent biological sketch, of no more than 500 words, of the nominee and a complete description of the nominee’s activity to be awarded.