Call for Keeler Award Nominations
Monday, October 09, 2017 12:00 AM

Keeler Plaque Call for Nominations

TCA is accepting nominations for the Keeler Plaque, the Texas Chiropractic Association’s most prestigious award.  The Keeler Plaque designates the chiropractor of the year in Texas.

TCA members are encouraged to nominate a colleague who is a fellow TCA member. The list of nominations is presented to the Keeler Plaque Committee, which will select the honoree. Nominations are not held over from year to year.

Nominations for the 2018 Keeler Plaque are due by May 17.

A candidate shall be:

  • A member in good standing in the TCA;
  • Of good moral character;
  • A promoter or supporter of chiropractic advancement, such as research, public relations or school participation, in at least one of the three years immediately preceding the year in which the award is to be presented.
  • The candidate’s main endeavor must be in the practice of chiropractic and must have promoted chiropractic throughout their career.
  • Civic, church, community involvement and other chiropractic work may also be considered. 

Established in 1934 by Texas chiropractic pioneer Dr. Clyde Keeler, the Keeler Plaque has designated the chiropractor of the year for the past 84 years.

Nominations for the Keeler Plaque should include a description of how the nominee meets the above qualifications.  They should be sent to:


ATTN:  Keeler Plaque Committee
402 15th Street 

Canyon, TX  79015