This page is dedicated to nominating peers for their great work in the field - by honoring them with a recognition award or nominating them to serve on the GLC-SOPHE executive board.

Recognition Awards

Recognizing those in our field who demonstrate excellence, character and professionalism is an important element for expanding credibility and good standing for the field of health education and promotion.  Award recipients are announced annually at our fall conference. There are four different awards available:


Distinguished Service Award
Presented to a GLC-SOPHE member who has contributed significantly to accomplishing the goals of SOPHE and/or has demonstrated distinctive commitment to the profession through consistent and high-quality health education activities.


Honor Award
Presented to an individual or organization that has contributed significantly to the health education or health promotion field and has been instrumental in the advancement of the profession. 


Young Professional Award
Presented to a GLC-SOPHE member who has excelled in the health education field during his or her first five years of professional experience.


Student Award
Presented to an outstanding student who has excelled in health education curriculum.

Executive Board

Each fall we look to our membership to nominate candidates for GLC-SOPHE leadership positions. This is a great opportunity to become more involved with our chapter. As an officer in GLC-SOPHE, you'll gain new skills, network with other experienced professionals, and contribute to the growth and expansion of our local chapter. Please consider nominating yourself or a colleague this year. The time commitment is minimal, but the payoff is tremendous!

Offices to be filled each year include: 

  • President-Elect (1 year term, followed by a 1 year term as President)

  • Co-Vice President (2 year term, staggered with the second Co-Vice President)

  • Member-at-Large (2 year term, staggered with the second Member-at-Large)

  • Secretary (1 year term)

  • Student Member (1 year term)

Offices to be filled every other year include:

  • National Delegate (2 year term)

  • Treasurer (2 year term)

Nominations for the 2020 Executive Board are being accepted through November 15, 2019. Fill out this form to submit your nominations.