Purpose: To successfully oversee the development and granting of various APTA Geriatrics annual awards to celebrate excellence in physical therapy for aging adults. The purpose of the committee is to promote, vet, and recommend annual award recipients to the APTA Geriatrics Board of Directors. The committee under the direction of the chair: 1. Attend and actively Chair all meetings. 2. Accept and support the committee’s charge. 3. Plan committee meetings and agendas with staff. 4. Exercise leadership within and outside the committee. 5. Maintain records and relevant information on committee work. Be sufficiently informed to interact knowledgeably with other committee members, staff, and others outside the committee. 6. Move members toward active participation, decision making, and achieving consensus. 7. Continually evaluate committee efforts and communicate accomplishments to the committee, association leadership, and the membership.