Affiliate Chapter of Distinction Award
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The Affiliate Chapter of Distinction Award was established to recognize chapters that show excellence in finance, business processes, membership growth, and member satisfaction.

2016 Recipients:

  • Central Valley
  • Diablo
  • Golden Gate
  • North Coast
  • Orange County
  • San Diego
  • South Bay/Long Beach

2015 Recipients:

  • Central Valley
  • Diablo
  • Golden Empire 
  • Golden Gate
  • Inland 
  • Orange County
  • Quatra County
  • Sacramento Valley
  • San Diego
  • San Fernando Valley
  • San Gabriel Valley
  • South Bay/Long Beach
  • Southern California
Past Award Recipients

2014:

  • Central Valley 
  • Diablo
  • Golden Gate  
  • Orange County
  • Quatra County  
  • Sacramento Valley  
  • San Diego
  • San Fernando Valley  
  • San Gabriel Valley
  • South Bay/Long Beach

2013:

  • Central Valley 
  • Diablo
  • Golden Empire
  • Golden Gate  
  • Quatra County  
  • Sacramento Valley  
  • San Diego
  • San Fernando Valley  
  • San Gabriel Valley
  • South Bay/Long Beach

2012:

  • Central Valley  
  • Diablo   
  • Golden Gate   
  • Quatra County   
  • Sacramento Valley   
  • San Fernando Valley   
  • South Bay/Long Beach   

2011:

  • Central Valley  
  • Diablo   
  • Golden Gate   
  • Quatra County   
  • Sacramento Valley   
  • San Fernando Valley   
  • South Bay/Long Beach   

2010:

  • Central Valley  
  • Diablo   
  • Golden Gate   
  • Quata County   
  • San Diego   

2009:

  • Central Valley  
  • Diablo   
  • San Diego   
  • South Bay/Long Beach   

2008:

  • Central Valley  
  • Golden Gate   
  • San Diego   
Eligibility
  • Affiliate chapters applying for recognition must supply evidence of adherence to at least 80% of established criteria.
  • Applications shall be reviewed annually at the January BOD meeting; the CSHP office shall notify chapters gaining recognition status.
  • Affiliate Chapters of Distinction will be permitted to use their designation on any chapter-related materials.
Criteria

Financial:

  • Establishes an annual budget, and
  • Conducts an annual audit.

Business Processes:

  • Attends at least 50% of CSHP webinars offered to affiliate chapters,
  • Attends all affiliate chapter presidents meetings,
  • Conducts an annual election of officers,
  • Seats full slate of delegates at HOD,
  • 2/3 of chapter delegates and alternate delegates attend RDC, with the exception that it shall be 50% for chapters with only two delegates
  • Attends the open forum at Seminar,
  • Submits quarterly reports to CSHP,
  • Submits minutes of meetings at least quarterly to CSHP, and
  • Provides lists of hospital and health-system pharmacies and directors.

Growth:

  • As of September 30 of the award year, records membership retention ofat least 90% of membership levels on September 30 of the previous year, and
  • Recruits at least 10% new members annually based on membership levels on September 30 of the previous year.

Membership Satisfaction:

  • Publishes a quarterly newsletter OR maintains a website updated quarterly,
  • Holds a minimum of four (4) educational events per year, and
  • Conducts or participates in at least one (1) community service project annually.
Deadline

The annual deadline for submissions is November 1st.

Recipients

The winning chapter of the Affiliate Chapter of Distinction Award will be recognized at the Winter Regional Chapter President’s meeting, in InfoSource, at Seminar’s Opening Session and Awards Ceremony, receive a perpetual plaque, and awarded the equivalent of one full-member early Seminar registration.

Questions

Contact Dianne Coker, Chapter Relations Liaison, at dianne@cshp.org or call our office at 916-447-1033.

Application

Contacts

California Society of Health-System Pharmacists
1314 H Street, Suite 200
Sacramento, CA 95814
Office: (916) 447-1033
Fax: (916) 447-2396
Email: info@cshp.org
Hours: M-F 8:00am – 5:00pm

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