Chapter Leader Awards

Chapter Leader Awards

The Chapter Leader Award provides an opportunity for APIC chapters to recognize one of their members who demonstrates outstanding leadership. The 2017 Chapter Leader Awards will be presented during the Annual Chapter Leaders meeting at the APIC 2017 Annual Conference in Portland, Oregon.

Eligibility criteria

The criteria for this award are determined by local chapter leadership. However, all nominees for this award must have an active membership to be considered for this award. The Nominating and Awards committee suggests that the leader be an APIC member for at least two years who participates in community activities and serves/served as an officer and mentor.

Application process

Submit the application and materials electronically. Or, you can download physical application here.

Online Application

Word Application



APIC acknowledges past recipients of Chapter Leader Awards:

YearNames and Chapters
2016 ●  Betsy Hargreaves Allbee, BSN, CIC (Virginia Chapter)
●  Pamela Carey-Goo, BSN (Hawaii Chapter)
●  Chapter 69 Officers and Board (Northeastern New York Chapter)
●  Zeshan Chisty, MPH, CPH (Hawaii Chapter)
●  Larry Colbert, BA, MA, CIC (Greater New York chapter)
●  Shannon Davila, RN, MSN, CIC, CPHQ (Northern New Jersey Chapter)
●  Janet Glowicz, MPH, MSN, RN (Dallas-Fort Worth Chapter)
●  Jane Greenko, RN, MPH, CIC, CPHQ (Long Island Chapter)
●  Maria Leary, RN, BSN, CIC (Badger Chapter)
●  Mary McFadden, RN, MHA, CIC, CHS (Washington DC Metro Area Chapter)
●  Susan McGann, RN, BSN, MBA, CIC (Greater Kansas City Chapter)
●  Amy Priddy, MS, RN, CIC (Minnesota Chapter)
YearNames and Chapters
2015 ●  Steven Bock, RN, CIC (Greater New York)
●  Lynne Brown, RN, BSN, MBA, CIC (Rochester Finger Lakes)
●  Harriett Carr, RN, MSN, CIC (Sierra)
●  Mary Caruso, RN, BSN, CIC (Southern New Jersey)
●  Janet Conner, MT(ASCP), CIC, MSPH (Mile High Colorado)
●  Margaret (Peg) Dobrovolny, RN, BSN, CIC (Badger)
●  Brenda Ehlert, MT (ASCP) CIC (Northeastern Wisconsin)
●  Diann Grissom, RRT, RCP (Dallas-Fort Worth)
●  Amanda Hessels, PhD, MPH, RN, CIC, CPHQ (Northern New Jersey)
●  Jill E. Holdsworth, MS, CIC, NREMT (Washington, DC Metro Area)
●  Perlita Kabigting, RN, MSN, ANP-C, CIC (Long Island)
●  Diane Lang, RN (Three Rivers- Pittsburgh)
●  Candice Shearen, R.N., C, CIC (Minnesota)
YearNames and Chapters
2014 ●  Caren Anuszewski, BS, MA, CIC (Southern New Jersey)
●  Susan Bayh-Martino, RN, BSN, MBA (Long Island)
●  Virginia Bren, RN, MPH, CIC (Minnesota)
●  James Dunn, RN, CIC (Washington DC Metro Area)
●  Stephanie Kreiling, MPH, BSN, RN, CIC (Dallas-Fort Worth)
●  Kari Love, RN, BS, MSHS, CIC (Greater Omaha)
●  Susan Mazula, BSN, RN, CIC, CWCN (Mile High Colorado)
●  Saungi McCalla, MSN, MPH, RN, CIC (Greater New York)
●  Janet Riese, CIC (Greater Omaha)
●  Penny Wright, RN, BSN, CIC (Three Rivers)
YearNames and Chapters
2013 ●  Norma Abat Atienza, RN, MPA, CIC, CPHQ (Northern New Jersey)
●  Pamela Bierbaum, RN BSN, CIC (Central IL)
●  Margaret Ita Hanson, RN, MPA, CIC (Long Island)
●  Jane Harper, BSN, MS, CIC (Minnesota)
●  Laura Morris, MT (ASCP), CIC (Three Rivers Pittsburgh)
●  Elyse Beth Krug, RN, BS, CIC (Southern New Jersey)
●  Nicole Nomides, MT(ASCP), MS, CIC (Greater Detroit)
●  Michelle Schmitz, CIC (Badger)
YearNames and Chapters
2012 ●  Nancy Barrett, RN, BES, MS, CIC
●  Kathryn Beier, BSN, CPHQ
●  Mary Jo Bellush, MSN, CIC
●  LeAnn Ellingson, BSN, CIC
●  Diana Korpal, RN, CIC
●  Larry Krebsbach, CIC, REHS
●  Ed Meduna, RN, CIC
●  Gail Morchel, RN, BSN
●  Marianne Pavia, BS, MT(ASCP),CLS,CIC
●  Ossama Rasslan, MD, PhD
●  Lee Sholtz, RN, MSN, CIC
●  Mary Jo Stokes, RN, CIC
●  Nancy Szilagyi, LPN, CIC