The Fellow of the Association Award recognizes extraordinary excellence in the discipline of business communication and its related areas of study. It is the most respected honor the association can award.
A nominee has contributed in an outstanding manner in one of the following areas and has contributed in a substantial manner in at least two other areas:
- Teaching, Pedagogy, and Methodology
- Association Leadership
- graduate and undergraduate program development
- operation with other societies or organizations
- corporate or institutional training consultancies or program development
When special circumstances warrant granting the Award, the Nominating Committee proposes candidates to the Board of Directors, which approves the award.