The Archaeological Society of Alberta (ASA) recognizes members who have made exceptional contributions to the society by awarding them the Distinguished Service Award.
The following criteria are used to assess nominations for this prestigious award:
The Award Committee shall be a standing Committee consisting of the President, the Past-President and the Executive-Secretary.
The Award Committee shall each year receive nominations for the Distinguished Service Award from the Executive of any Centre or from a member in good standing of the Society. Nominations must be signed by the Secretary of the Centre or three members in good standing. Nominations must be accompanied by a summary indicating the service qualifications of the nominee. The nomination should be received by the Award Committee by the end of the calendar year prior to the Annual General Meeting of the Archaeological Society of Alberta.
Click here for the ASA Distinguished Service Award Guidelines (PDF)
Click here for the ASA Distinguished Service Award Application (PDF)
|1991||Lawrence Halmrast||PDF forthcoming|
|1993||June and Jim Carpenter|
|2023||Terry Gibson (awarded posthumously)|
Click here for the most recent recipient of the Distinguished Service Award (PDF)
Click here to read about the previous recipients of the Distinguished Service Award (PDF)
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