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INDUSTRYNEWS

RECOGNITION

ACA Seeks Unit Award
Nominations and Audits

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ach year, ACA International
recognizes the accomplishments
of its affiliated state and regional
units at the association's convention and
in Collector magazine. The unit honors,
which include the Unit Leader of the
Year Award and the Unit Certificate of
Excellence, recognize accomplishments
during the calendar year. Nominations
and audits for accomplishments during the
Jan. 1-Dec. 31, 2019, year are due March
15, 2020.
The Unit Leader of the Year Award
recognizes the members who have made
the most outstanding contribution to
their unit during the past one to two
years. Unit officers and directors, the ACA
International Council of Delegates and
the Board of Directors may submit 2019
nomination forms by March 15, 2020.
A selection panel of active unit leaders,
appointed annually by ACA's president,
chooses the recipients. It's not mandatory
for panelists to bestow an award but they
are limited to choosing one finalist in each
of four size categories based on the number
of unit members: 35 members and under;
36-65 members; 66-100 members; and 101
members or more.
The Unit Certificate of Excellence
recognizes units committed to excellence
in local operations. It provides a self-audit
tool for evaluation and is intended to spark

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dialogue within units about what components
make up an "excellent" unit.
The program is for all units, regardless of
size. Units are urged to submit a 2019 audit by
March 2, 2020, for certificate consideration,
though participation is voluntary. Ask your
unit's president about your state association's
participation.
Some units find it helpful to use the
audit as a unit/board development guide
throughout the year. The audit form can
be requested anytime or downloaded from
www.acainternational.org by logging in and
selecting About > Member Awards > Unit
Honors.
On the honor system, unit presidents,
or their designees, assign and tally points
to complete the audit for 2019 unit
accomplishments. The categories are
communications, education, government
affairs, membership and general operations.
Although a minimum of 60% of total
points is required, individual unit scores
are not disclosed.
The 2019 Unit Leader of the Year Award
will be presented at ACA's 2020 Annual
Convention in Chicago and will be published
in Collector magazine. Units earning a 2019
Unit Certificate of Excellence will also be
announced in Collector magazine.
For more information or to request forms,
contact Andy Madden at (202)547-2681 or
madden@acainternational.org.

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Collector - February 2020

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Collector - February 2020

Presidents Page
Industry News
Best Practices
FYI
Collection Tips
Overlapping Responsibilities?
Taking on Tax Time
Making Connections in D.C.
Calendar
Honor Roll
Education Spotlight
Creative Solutions
Ask the Experts: Reaching Out
Legal Liability & the FDCPA
Advocacy and Parenthood: Not So Different
Your Opinion Matters
Beyond the Boundary of the Law
ACA SearchPoint
Membership
Ad Index
Last Word
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Collector - February 2020 - Presidents Page
Collector - February 2020 - Industry News
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Collector - February 2020 - 11
Collector - February 2020 - Best Practices
Collector - February 2020 - 13
Collector - February 2020 - FYI
Collector - February 2020 - 15
Collector - February 2020 - Collection Tips
Collector - February 2020 - 17
Collector - February 2020 - Overlapping Responsibilities?
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Collector - February 2020 - Taking on Tax Time
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Collector - February 2020 - Making Connections in D.C.
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Collector - February 2020 - Calendar
Collector - February 2020 - Honor Roll
Collector - February 2020 - Education Spotlight
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Collector - February 2020 - Creative Solutions
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Collector - February 2020 - Ask the Experts: Reaching Out
Collector - February 2020 - 39
Collector - February 2020 - Legal Liability & the FDCPA
Collector - February 2020 - 41
Collector - February 2020 - Advocacy and Parenthood: Not So Different
Collector - February 2020 - 43
Collector - February 2020 - Your Opinion Matters
Collector - February 2020 - 45
Collector - February 2020 - Beyond the Boundary of the Law
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Collector - February 2020 - ACA SearchPoint
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Collector - February 2020 - Membership
Collector - February 2020 - Ad Index
Collector - February 2020 - Last Word
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