Vanguard Awards

Nominations Are Due January 1, 2024!

American Ambulance Association   

WiES is proud to announce we are collaborating with the American Ambulance Association to present the 2024 Vanguard Awards! Recognize woman leaders with at least 35 years of service in EMS! Nominations are open for the second annual American Ambulance Association Vanguard Awards! The Vanguards honor those who blazed the trail for fellow women EMS professionals.

Selection Process & Criteria

To submit a 2024 Vanguard nomination, please complete the form linked below before January 1, 2024.

Honorees will be selected based ONLY on the information provided in their nomination form. Nominees should have contributed to their organization, state ambulance association, AAA, other professional associations, and/or the EMS profession in an extraordinary way beyond faithful completion of job duties. Please be sure to include detail about the nominee’s impact to date.


Please note that nominees must be women with 35+ years of service in the EMS industry. No specific job role or title is required for consideration.


Honorees will be recognized at the American Ambulance Association President’s Reception award ceremony, and will be recognized on the AAA and WiEMS websites and social media platforms. Winners will also receive complimentary registration to the AAA Annual Conference & Trade Show.

2024 AAA Annual Conference & Trade Show
Gaylord Opryland
April 22–24, 2024
Nashville, TN

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