SR515: Commending Scott Rankins.


SENATE RESOLUTION NO. 515
Commending Scott Rankins.
 
Agreed to by the Senate, June 23, 2014
 

WHEREAS, Scott Rankins earned the Honor of Fellow award from the Speech-Language-Hearing Association of Virginia for his many contributions to the field and tireless service to individuals with communication disorders; and

WHEREAS, recognizing outstanding contributions to the field and exceptional leadership within the organization, the Honor of Fellow is the highest award presented by the Speech-Language-Hearing Association of Virginia (SHAV); and

WHEREAS, for more than 25 years, Scott Rankins has worked to better the lives of his patients as a speech-language pathologist and as an administrator in public schools, hospitals, or private practices; and

WHEREAS, amassing a wealth of knowledge and experience, Scott Rankins has promoted the field of speech-language pathology as a lecturer and instructor at universities and a presenter at SHAV conferences; and

WHEREAS, Scott Rankins has been a committed leader within SHAV, serving as the chair of the Political Action Committee and a member of the Conference Planning Committee and the Board of Directors and holding several other leadership positions; and

WHEREAS, Scott Rankins has authored professional position statements on several topics, secured an American Speech-Language-Hearing Association grant, worked to update SHAV’s by-laws and internal policies, and helped develop proposed regulations for provisional licensure for speech-language pathology aides; and

WHEREAS, earning many other awards and accolades, Scott Rankins was named a Darden College of Education Fellow at Old Dominion University in 2012 and “A Professional Who Made a Difference” by the College of Education and Human Resources at Longwood University; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the Senate of Virginia, That Scott Rankins hereby be commended on receiving the Honor of Fellow award from the Speech-Language-Hearing Association of Virginia; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the Senate prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to Scott Rankins as an expression of the Senate of Virginia’s admiration for his achievements and best wishes for the future.

SENATE RESOLUTION NO. 515

Offered June 23, 2014
Commending Scott Rankins.
Patron-- Miller

WHEREAS, Scott Rankins earned the Honor of Fellow award from the Speech-Language-Hearing Association of Virginia for his many contributions to the field and tireless service to individuals with communication disorders; and

WHEREAS, recognizing outstanding contributions to the field and exceptional leadership within the organization, the Honor of Fellow is the highest award presented by the Speech-Language-Hearing Association of Virginia (SHAV); and

WHEREAS, for more than 25 years, Scott Rankins has worked to better the lives of his patients as a speech-language pathologist and as an administrator in public schools, hospitals, or private practices; and

WHEREAS, amassing a wealth of knowledge and experience, Scott Rankins has promoted the field of speech-language pathology as a lecturer and instructor at universities and a presenter at SHAV conferences; and

WHEREAS, Scott Rankins has been a committed leader within SHAV, serving as the chair of the Political Action Committee and a member of the Conference Planning Committee and the Board of Directors and holding several other leadership positions; and

WHEREAS, Scott Rankins has authored professional position statements on several topics, secured an American Speech-Language-Hearing Association grant, worked to update SHAV’s by-laws and internal policies, and helped develop proposed regulations for provisional licensure for speech-language pathology aides; and

WHEREAS, earning many other awards and accolades, Scott Rankins was named a Darden College of Education Fellow at Old Dominion University in 2012 and “A Professional Who Made a Difference” by the College of Education and Human Resources at Longwood University; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the Senate of Virginia, That Scott Rankins hereby be commended on receiving the Honor of Fellow award from the Speech-Language-Hearing Association of Virginia; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the Senate prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to Scott Rankins as an expression of the Senate of Virginia’s admiration for his achievements and best wishes for the future.