Allentown Leadership Award


  • Plaque
  • $500.00
  • Complimentary registration for the CALAS/ACSAL Symposium
    •  *Please note registration is for the CALAS/ACSAL Symposium within the year the award is won and is non-transferable. Only one registration will be awarded in cases where there are two award winners or a team. 

About this Award

Offered to a laboratory animal technician who demonstrates promising leadership qualities and shows the potential to become a leader of tomorrow. The recipient is someone who is involved in teaching others and often takes on a mentoring role with junior technicians. The candidate need not be a manager but may supervise or lead a group of people.

Nomination Process

To nominate a candidate, two (2) written recommendations must be submitted stating why the candidate is deserving of the award based on the criteria listed below, a letter of support and the completed nomination form. Nominations will be accepted only from CALAS/ACSAL members in good standing.

Allentown Leadership Award Nomination Form


The selection panel will judge the candidates according to each of the criteria outlined below:

  • Has at least 5 years in the field
  • Educational background (open to everyone)
  • Participates in teaching/training in the field
  • Participates in CALAS/ACSAL at the National or Regional level
  • Is a CALAS/ACSAL Member in good standing