Members are encouraged to nominate individuals who are known throughout Iowa for significant and extensive contributions. Contributions to the field may include: innovative clinical practice, insightful and rigorous research, creative administration, effective legislative activity, outstanding teaching, dedication to the professions of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, or other distinguished lifetime professional activities. Contributions to ISHA may include services as officer, committee chair, vice president, ex-officio board member, committee member, or resource person.
The nominee shall be a long-term regular member in good standing. Nomination requires sponsorship by an ISHA member and co-sponsorship by an individual who has received Honors of the Association.
Honors of the Association which are presented to non-members shall be presented as Outstanding Service Award. See criteria listed above.