Call For Awards & Nominations

CAHSAH encourages you to nominate your staff members whose outstanding performance should be recognized. All awards will be presented at The Joseph H. Hafkenschiel Awards Ceremony at CAHSAH's Annual Conference in Palm Springs, CA, May 13-15. All nominees will be individually recognized by Nominating Committee Chair, Michelle Hofhine.

CAHSAH's Awards program consist of the following:

  • The Lois C. Lillick Award, honoring an individual who has made outstanding contributions to the continuing development of local, state, and national home care associations.
  • The Physician of the Year Award, recognizing a physician who consistently excels in providing and utilizing home care, and optimizing the role of home care in the health care system.
  • The Lillian H. O'Brien Home Care Supervisor Award, honoring a first-line home care clinical or office supervisor who has made outstanding contributions in motivating staff to achieve excellence in home care service.
  • The Home Care Service Award, honoring an individual directly involved in day-to-day home care, who has consistently provided outstanding service to patients in their homes.
  • The Joan Baier-Garland Home Care Nursing Scholarship, provides support to students in good standing in either an AA, BSN or Masters Nursing Program who have demonstrated a commitment to home care and to the community.
    Scholarship amount: $2,500.
  • CAHSAH Ambassador Award, honoring and individual who has made a special contribution to the home care industry.

    Awards applications are due back at CAHSAH's office no later than March 21, 2014. Candidates must be CAHSAH members and be current with their membership dues.
    For further details on the Call for Awards, please contact Michele Lander at 916-641-5795, ext. 129.


    CAHSAH members should consider running for the CAHSAH Board of Directors or the Nominating Committee. Service on the CAHSAH Board or Nominating Committee is a way to contribute your expertise to the good of the association and the industry. Candidates for these positions must have served on a CAHSAH committee.

    This year, CAHSAH members will elect five (5) Board Members: one (1) Medicare Certified seat, one (1) Licensed Home Health seat, two (2) Home Care Aide seats, and one (1) Hospice seat.

    This year, CAHSAH members will elect (7) Nominating Committee members: one (1) Medicare Certified seat, two (2) Licensed Home Health seats, three (3) Home Care Aide seats, and one (1) Hospice seat.

    Candidates should plan to attend the CAHSAH Annual Conference in Palm Springs. Ballots will be sent to members the week after the conference and the winners will be notified in mid-July. New Board members will be invited to the Annual CAHSAH Planning Retreat September 14-16 and will assume office thereafter.

    Candidates for both the Board and the Nominating Committee will be notified of their selection after the April Nominating Committee meeting in Sacramento. Candidates must be CAHSAH members and be current with their 2014 dues.