José Toribio Medina Award Panel
Three members appointed by the Editorial Board; the chair serves as ex officio member of the Editorial Board. Panel members serve three-year staggered terms.
To solicit nominations and select winners of the José Toribio Medina Award from among SALALM members in good standing.
- Announces the annual competition in the SALALM Newsletter and other appropriate sources, and solicits nominations; notifies individuals of their nomination when they have not submitted their own work
- Solicits review copies of materials which have been nominated.
Selects, when the quality of submissions so warrants, a winner. The Award Panel may withhold the award when a year’s submissions fail to meet its criteria of excellence
- Submits award recommendation, with justifications, to the Editorial Board; arranges with the Executive Secretary for check to be drawn and for the certificate to be prepared
- Announces winner at the annual conference
For additional information on the award, see the José Toribio Medina Award. For information about the Panel, contact Medina Awards Chair, Gayle Williams.