Awarded in order to express special recognition to an OTP member of OTAO
for long term contributions made to the advancement of the occupational therapy profession.
Must be an OT practitioner with more than 10 years of experience, and have made an active and
on-going contribution of OTAO for a period of more than 5 years.
To recognize an OTP with more than 4 years of experience and active with OTAO for at least 2 years who has made a continuous contribution to the national/state/local OT community. These contributions can be through legislation, program/service development, management, public relations, promotion of occupational therapy, and recruitment.
To express the appreciation of the OTAO to an individual or group of non-OTs
who have contributed to the advancement and/or recognition of the occupational therapy profession.