The Call for Nominations for NECHA’s President’s Award is NOW CLOSED.

Award recipient will be honored at the NYSCHA Annual Meetingin Saratoga Springs, NY on October 23-25, 2019.


To recognize the contributions to College Health by an individual working in the field from the states of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, or Vermont. The individual selected should have made significant contributions to the students they serve as well as their institution, community, and the field of college health. Peers and customers should recognize them as creative, innovative, dedicated leaders and mentors known for their sharing and caring.


For consideration, nominees need not be an ACHA individual member, but must currently work in college health. Written nominations will be submitted in letter format to the Chair of the Awards Committee no later than June 15 of the given year. The Awards Committee shall consist of 3-5 members appointed by the Board of Directors and shall include the previous year’s recipient. The awards committee will furnish their recommendations to the Board for approval at its June meeting.

2018 Recipient: Bryant Ford

The 2018 recipient of the NECHA Presidents Award is Bryant Ford, PhD from Dartmouth College. Bryant has had a significant impact on his Health Service, College, community, and on College Health regionally and nationally. Bryant received the award on Wednesday, November 7, at the opening lunch during NECHA’s 2018 Annual Meeting in Portland, ME and then was celebrated at a dessert & wine reception later that night. Congratulations, Bryant!

View all past President’s Award recipients


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