The Ethnic Diversity Advisory Committee presents the Bill Chisolm Professional Service Award annually since 1994 to recognize an individual who has contributed to the development and enhancement of ethnically diverse athletic trainers. The recipient is selected by the committee and is not required to be a member of an underrepresented ethnically diverse population.
- NATA members nominated must be in good standing
- Non-NATA members may be nominated
- Candidates are not required to be a member of an underrepresented ethnically diverse population
Any NATA member may nominate a candidate for the Bill Chisolm Professional Service Award by completing the nomination form below by April 1st.
Completing the Form
All nomination forms must be complete in their entirety. Any category answered with “See Attached Resume” will be treated as a non-answer. Please familiarize yourself with what is being requested. Candidates are not expected to have experience in all areas and should not feel intimidated by having to leave some parts of the form blank.
Letters of Recommendation
The candidate's application should include two letters of recommendation, one from the nominating party and one from an individual chosen by the candidate.
The nominating party is responsible for ensuring this occurs.
The Evaluation Process
The Ethnic Diversity Advisory Committee Honors & Awards Sub-Committee will review completed nomination forms.
Recipient will be notified of the committee's selection in April 17th.
Past Bill Chisolm Professional Service Award Winners
2022 - Alejandra Merriman, DAT, ATC, CES
2021 - Jeff “Stoney” Stone, MEd, LAT, ATC
2019 - Jennifer Rheeling, MS, ATC
2018 - Scottie Patton, MA, ATC
2017 - Veronica Ampey, MS, ATC
2016 - Elicia Leal, ATC
2015 - Roger Hinds, ATC, CES
2014 - Thomas E. Koto, Jr., ATC, LAT
2013 - Ronnie Barnes, ATC
2012 - Benjamin Carbajal, MS, ATC
2011 - Marsha Grant-Ford, PhD, ATC
2010 - Kevin Carroll, AT Ret.
2009 - Sandy Ward
2008 - Demetrious Johnson, ATC
2007 - John Mayes, MS, ATC, LAT
2006 - Hazel Ando, MS, ATC
2005 - Rene Revis Shingles, PhD, ATC
2004 - Arnold Bell, PhD, LAT
2003 - John Harvey, MS, ATC, LAT
2002 - Frank Walters, PhD, ATC
2001 - Carl L. Williams, Jr., AT Ret.
2000 - Rick Shaw, MS, ATC, LAT
1999 - Theodore Childs, AT Ret.
1998 - Henry “Buddy” Taylor, AT Ret.
1997 - Billy Hill
1996 - John Schrader, HSD, ATC
1995 - Major Gladden, MD
1994 - Philip Horton, ATC, LAT