Member Awards Opportunities

ALAMO CHAPTER PAYROLL PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR 

Effective 2018, the Payroll Professional of the Year – Alamo Chapter APA (PPY) will be awarded annually to honor a San Antonio area payroll professional who has shown their contributions and dedication to the payroll industry and our Chapter.   

PPY Award 

In addition to the PPY trophy, the PPY recipient will receive a FREE full conference registration for the 29th Annual Texas Payroll Conference (TPC) to be held at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel in The Woodlands, TX, September 12-15, 2018.  Travel expenses to TPC are the sole responsibility of the PPY recipient.  Conference registration will be completed and paid by the ACAPA Treasurer, but class selections will be made by the recipient separately and coordinated with TPC after the selection and announcement.  

PPY AWARD Recipient 

The recipient MUST be an active member in “good standing” of the ACAPA, have 3 years or more of payroll or related experience and have obtained their CPP designation.  Current members of the ACAPA Board of Directors are ineligible to apply. 

PPY Application 

An application for the PPY award must be submitted electronically no later than deadline stated on the application.  Applications submitted after this date will not be considered. The PPY application may be submitted by the individual nominee or by a third party on behalf of the nominee.  

The following items must be submitted to be considered for the PPY award:  

  1.      A completed application form due by July 27, 2018.
  2.      A completed questionnaire as shown on the application.
  3.      Two original, signed professional letters of recommendation. 

Applications should be submitted to ACAPA no later than the stated deadline.  If you are interested in the Payroll Professional of the Year (PPY) Award, please download the application and submit the completed application to President@apasanantonio.com.  Applications will be evaluated by Texas Chapter Presidents. 

The winner of the PPY award will remain confidential until the formal public announcement at the August regular meeting. 

Click here to download the application. Completed applications may be submitted via e-mail to: President@apasanantonio.comDeadline for submission has been extended to July 27, 2018.
 

SHARON TUCH MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP 

In 2018, the Sharon Tuch Memorial Scholarship will be awarded annually to honor the memory of Sharon Tuch, the 1994 Past President of the Alamo Chapter of the American Payroll Association.  During her tenure with the Alamo Chapter of the APA (ACAPA) and service on the Board of Directors prior to her untimely passing in 2017, Sharon was dedicated to the education of payroll professionals in the San Antonio area.    

The purpose of the Sharon Tuch Memorial Scholarship is to recognize individuals dedicated to the Payroll Profession and encourage their educational advancement through opportunities provided in San Antonio. 

Scholarship Award 

The Scholarship Award recipient will receive FREE ACAPA membership dues for the 2019 membership year as well as free member attendance at all 2019 monthly educational luncheon meetings.  Travel expenses to the ACAPA meeting are sole responsibility of the scholarship recipient.  All meeting registrations must be completed online by the Treasurer to be processed without charge.  The scholarship must be used in the following year and the recipient of this award cannot have previously won a Sharon Tuch Memorial Scholarship.  Membership dues and meeting registrations are non-transferrable. 

Scholarship Recipient 

The recipient MUST be an active member in “good standing” of the ACAPA. Current members of the ACAPA Board of Directors are ineligible to apply. The recipient of the scholarship award need not be present to receive the award. 

Scholarship Application 

An application for the scholarship must be submitted electronically no later than deadline stated on the application.  Applications submitted after this date will not be considered. The scholarship application may be submitted by the individual nominee or by a third party on behalf of the nominee. 

Click here to download application! Applications must be received no later than June 29, 2018.
 

PERFECT ATTENDANCE AWARDS

ACAPA members, in good standing, are eligible for quarterly and annual Perfect Attendance Awards.  ACAPA Board members and appointed positions are NOT eligible.

Quarterly Award - $25 cash.  ACAPA members who attend every ACAPA meeting during the calendar quarter are eligible for drawing to be held in the month following at the educational luncheon meeting (April, July, October, and February of the following year).  Quarterly award winners are not eligible for another quarterly award during the same calendar year. However, the award winner is still eligible for the Annual Award.

Annual Award - $50 cash.  ACAPA members who attend every ACAPA meeting during the calendar year are eligible for drawing to be held in February of the next year at the educational luncheon meeting.

VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR AWARD

ACAPA members, in good standing, who have volunteered consistently and go “above and beyond”, or exhibit similar qualities that define an outstanding member are eligible for the annual Volunteer of the Year to be presented at the February educational luncheon meeting in the following year.  Participation in chapter operations, such as the NPW Committee, NEISD Career Fair, FPC/CPP Study Group, etc.   The ACAPA Board will nominate and vote on the winner.  ACAPA Board members and appointed positions are NOT eligible.

Annual Award -- $50 cash.