Call for nominations! ALDAcon 2023 Awards

In ALDAcon, ALDAcon 2021, News by Jim Laffer

awardWant to recognize a great volunteer or organization? Each year ALDA honors people and organizations that have improved the lives of people with hearing loss or significantly contributed to the activities and well-being of ALDA. This is your chance to recognize these individuals and organizations.

Award categories include:

  • I. King Jordan Award – Presented at the discretion of the Board of Directors to a late-deafened person who has succeeded and become distinguished in their chosen field of endeavor and is an outstanding role model for other late-deafened people and for deaf people in general.
  • Robert R. Davila ALDA Angel Award – Presented to an individual, organization, or agency providing ALDA with important services, funding or other forms of support during the year. 
  • ALDA Brainstorm Award — Presented for a creative idea or initiative that has had or will have a significant long-term benefit to ALDA.
  • Bob Hawley Fearless Leader Award — Presented to an individual for superior leadership in advancing, maintaining, or establishing an ALDA chapter or a group.
  • Able ALDAn Award — Presented to a member of ALDA who has contributed time and hard work above and beyond the call of duty.
  • Cheryl Heppner ALDA Advocacy Award — Presented to a person for outstanding advocacy on behalf of late-deafened adults.

Submit your nominations by September 29, 2023, through the online nomination form

If you have any questions, contact Ken Arcia at

Thank you for your continued support and for recognizing those working so hard to help others