LAHIDAN Distinguished Trinko Service Award

The purpose of the LAHIDAN Trinko Service Award is to formally recognize a LAHIDAN member who has demonstrated outstanding leadership and service.


  • Active Member of the Academy and LAHIDAN.
  • Current members of LAHIDAN Executive Committee are ineligible.


Trinko Candidate Criteria:

  • Demonstrated leadership and service to the Academy or LAHIDAN
  • Demonstrated leadership in the field of nutrition and in the community of Latinos and Hispanics (in the US or abroad).
  • Contributed to the advancement of the profession and/or the LAHIDAN Member Interest Group.


  1. Please submit your nominations to by June 15th.
  2. Candidate’s resume must be included with nomination form to provide additional information on the candidate.
  3. Trinko award recipient will be notified by email and announced in the fall issue of the Adelante Newsletter and on the FNCE® Program Book.
  4. The Trinko award will be presented at the FNCE® LAHIDAN member reception.  A one-year LAHIDAN membership will also be given to the recipient for the consecutive year.
  5. Download form: LAHIDAN Trinko Service Award