Chapter Awards

Harold R. Gordon Award
Harold R. Gordon is considered to be the father of the American health insurance industry. He was a visionary who sensed that some place between the property/casualty insurance and life insurance industry would emerge a distinct industry concerned with insuring the financial aspects of a person getting sick or hurt.  In memory of this great leader, NAHU annually awards the industry’s greatest accolade, the Harold R. Gordon Memorial Award, which recognizes the recipient as the industry’s Person of the Year. The deadline for Gordon Award nominations is May 1, 2019.

Distinguished Service Award
Presented to members who have contributed significantly above and beyond what is normally called for in connection with association volunteer service.  The deadline for Distinguished Service Award is April 5, 2019.

Emerging Leader Award 
Honors NAHU members with less than five years in the industry who have contributed significantly above and beyond what is normally called for in connection with association volunteer service at the local, state, and/or national level.  The deadline for Emergencing Leader  Award is April 5, 2019.

Public Speaking (William G. Wetzel) Award
Honors members who have demonstrated excellence in public presentations.  The deadline for Public Speaking Award is April 5, 2019.

Spirit of Freedom Award
The Spirit of Freedom Award recognizes members who have performed outstanding service and made significant contributions of time and effort in State and Federal Legislative work.   The deadline for the Legislative Spirit of Freedom Award is January 10, 2019.

If you have any questions or would like to apply, please contact our Awards Board Chair, Jessica Cheney at jessica@arcwood.com.

Awards

2019 Local Award Winners
State Legislative Achievement Award – Jennifer Farrell

2018 Local Award Winners
Blue Chip Award – Ray Magnuson
Landmark Award- Arizona AHU

2017 Local Award Winners
Blue Chip Award – Region VII
Highest Growth Rate to a Large State Chapter – Arizona
Most New Members in a Large Local Chapter – Greater Phoenix
Pacesetter Award- Southern Arizona
Blue Ribbon of Excellence- Arizona
Distinguished Service Award- Ray Magnuson & Shelly Winson
Blue Chip Region of Excellence – Rosanne Wolf

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