Iowa Nurses Association

Honor a Nurse - Award Nomination Form

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Do you know someone who promotes professionalism in nursing? Here is your chance to recognize their contributions to nursing. Iowa Nurses Association (INA) has established several awards to recognize excellence in Iowa nursing. Plan to nominate a nursing colleague. There is no easier way to bring the honor that they deserve.
  • Hall of Fame Award
  • Edith E. Ruppert Award
  • Friend of Nursing Award
  • Teresa E. Christy Award
  • Hector Perez Award
Award nominations are due to the INA office by Friday September 6th, 2019. 
The award committee will be reviewing nominations in September and award winners will be notified by September 20th, 2019. 

The celebration and presenting of awards will be held during breakfast at the INA Conference and Annual Meeting on Friday, October 25th, 2019 at the Des Moines Marriott Downtown in Des Moines, Iowa. Breakfast and the awards ceremony will begin at 8:00 a.m. until 9:00 a.m.

Nomination Procedures:
Nominations should emailed to:, “Subject: Award Nomination” by September 6th, 2019.

Nominations may be made of an individual, group or an organization.

Each nomination must include the following:
1. Completed nomination form.
2. A narrative statement by the nominator outlining the accomplishments of the nominee and how these meet the established criteria for the award. The statements should describe the nominee’s compliance with the established criteria for the award as explicitly and concisely as possible.
3. At least one letter supporting the nomination, but no more than three letters of support for the nomination.
4. All nominations must be typed.

All nominations become the property of the INA.

INA reserves the right to request further information related to a nomination.

Incomplete nominations will not be considered.

Awardees will be notified of the Committee’s decision by September 20th, 2019.