Early Career Award Winners

2003: William Douglas Woody, University of Northern Colorado

2004: Britton Mace, Southern Utah University

2005: Michelle Butler, US Air Force Academy

2006: Carla Reyes, University of Utah

2007: Krista Forrest, University of Nebraska at Kearney

2008: Cheryl Sanders, Metropolitan State University of Denver

2009: Jeff Elison, Southern Utah University

2010: Aaron Richmond, Metropolitan State University of Denver

2011: Layton Curl, Metropolitan State University of Denver

2013:Grant Corser, Southern Utah University

2014: Bethany Fleck, Metropolitan State University of Denver

2015: Chad Mortensen, Metropolitan State University of Denver

2016: Marian Berryhill, University of Nevada - Reno

2017: Shannon McGillivray, Weber State University.

RMPA is soliciting nominations for the 2018 Early Career Award.

The award will be presented at the 2016 RMPA convention to recognize a member of RMPA who is early in her/his career and has already made significant contributions to the Association and to psychology. The awards committee consists of the past-president, the current president, and the president-elect. Recommendations of the awards committee are ratified by the RMPA Executive Committee. A nominee who does not win the award will automatically have his or her materials considered for a second year.

Criteria for the Award.  Candidates for the award must:

* have a doctorate in psychology, or a related field

* have been granted a degree five to ten years prior to their nomination

* have been visibly active in RMPA for no less than 5 years, and, ideally, should have mentored students who have participated in RMPA

* show promise of achieving national visibility

To Nominate a Candidate for the Award.  All that is required for a nomination is

* a current curriculum vitae

* two letters of recommendation that speak to the criteria listed above

Self-nominations are acceptable. Send nominations via e-mail to: Eric Landrum, Department of Psychological Science, Boise State University,elandru@boisestate.edu.  Deadline for Nominations: February 1, 2018.