The Helen M. Yerger Award recognizes outstanding chapter performance in the categories of Collaboration, Education, Improvement, Innovation, Member Communications, Member Service, and Membership Recruitment and Retention. 

Award Recipient Information

Submission Information

  • Information on 2017-18 Yerger award submissions will be available soon 
  • Submission deadline was April 1, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. Central time  
    • Single Entries: May submit up to 4 entries. Second-time submittals are subject to the four-entry limit 
    • Multi Entries: May submit up to 4 multi-chapter entries; these entries do not count towards the number allowed for single entries 
  • Entries may not be submitted more than once, with one exception: non-winning entries can be submitted once more in the following year
  • Required Award fields template for your review
  • All entries and supporting documentation must be submitted online; paper/emails or fax entries are not accepted
  • Limit to 6 supporting attachments of any format 
  • First-time submittals must be based on activities that occurred within 18 months of the award deadline
  • Make sure your entry is complete and final before your click 'Submit for Review'
  • You will receive a confirmation email once the entry is submitted


      If you have questions or need assistance, contact Yerger Project Manager Ada Lleshanaku, at (800) 252-4362, ext. 363