​This award recognizes federal, state and local elected officials or​​​​​​ executive branch employees who have recognized the importance of state and local governmental laboratories that perform testing of public health significance either through support of legislation or federal agency decisions.

Formal recognition for this award will take place at the virtual awards show during the APHL Annual Conference​.​

​Past Winners

 ‭(Hidden)‬ Nominations

​Nominations for this award will open February 23, 2021