April 14, 2016

FASS-AFIA award nominations due May 1


April 14, 2016 – Please submit nominations for the FASS-AFIA New Frontiers in Animal Nutrition Award. Nominations are due May 1, 2016, 11:59 pm CDT.

Subject: Call for Nominations for FASS-AFIA New Frontiers in Animal Nutrition Award

From: Dr. Alois Kertz, President-Elect, FASS

I am writing to invite you to nominate colleagues for the FASS-AFIA New Frontiers in Animal Nutrition Award. The award is designed to stimulate, acknowledge, and reward pioneering and innovative research relevant to the nutrition of animals that benefits mankind and the nutritional value of foods from animals. The award will be presented at the meeting of choice of the award winner (during the ADSA-ASAS Joint Annual Meeting or PSA Annual Meeting) in the summer of 2016.

Procedures: The submission process has been developed electronically for efficiency. There is no need to make copies of submission materials and send them to me. Nominations should be submitted on the FASS website: http://www.fass.org/awards.asp. Complete instructions and FASS-AFIA award guidelines can be accessed on the website.

Deadline: All nominations must be SUBMITTED on the website no later than May 1, 2016, 11:59 pm CDT.

Instructions: Guidelines for the FASS-AFIA New Frontiers in Animal Nutrition Award are posted at http://www.fass.org/awards.asp. Nominators are encouraged to review the instructions carefully and to follow these guidelines strictly to avoid nomination rejection.


  • Nominee must have made an outstanding and innovative contribution to nutrition research concerning animals that benefits mankind and/or the nutritional value of food from animals.
  • Nominee must have published results of original research.
  • Nominee must have been a member of ADSA, ASAS, or PSA for at least five (5) consecutive years and currently be a member of such society and in good standing.
  • No individual shall receive the award more than once. Preferably, the award shall be presented to one individual but may be bestowed to coworkers if deemed advisable by the Selection Committee.If you require any assistance during this submission process, please contact Jamie Ritter, FASS Awards Coordinator, at 1800 South Oak Street, Suite 100, Champaign, Illinois 61820, Jamier@assochq.org, 217/356-2426.