Call for Nominations

The Connecticut Society for Respiratory Care is seeking the following positions for 2022:

President-Elect (1 position) 4-year term. The President-Elect shall become acting President and shall assume the duties of the President in the event of the President's absence, resignation, or disability. The President-Elect shall perform such other duties as assigned by the President or Board of Directors.

Vice-President for Internal Affairs (1 position) 2-year term. The Vice-President for Internal Affairs will serve as a liaison to the committees of the Society and shall perform such other duties as assigned by the President or Board of Directors. The Vice-President of Internal Affairs will chair the annual conference put forth by the Society

Vice-President for External Affairs (1 position) 2-year term. The Vice-President for External Affairs will serve as a liaison to other organizations and associations with which the society has a relationship and shall perform such other duties as assigned by the President or Board of Directors.

Treasurer (1position) 2 1/2-year term. The Treasurer shall have charge of all funds and securities of the Society, endorsing checks, notes, or other orders for the payment of bills, dispersing funds as authorized by the Board of Directors and/or in accordance with the adopted budget, and depositing funds as designated by the Board of Directors and authorized by the President. The Treasurer shall see that full and accurate accounts are kept, make monthly treasurer reports presented at Board of Director meeting and make a complete written yearly report at the annual business meeting.

 Secretary (1 position) 2-year term. The Secretary shall have charge of keeping the minutes of the meetings of the Board of Directors, executive committee, and the annual business meeting; executing the general correspondence, and, in general, performing all the duties as from time to time shall be assigned by the President or the Board of Directors.

Delegate (1 position)- 4-year term. The duties of the Delegates shall be as specified in the Bylaws of the AARC.  Attend all meetings of the House of Delegates and report the activities to the CTSRC Board of Directors.  Attend the Annual Business Meeting of the Association as the representative of the Active Members of the Association within their respective Chartered Affiliate

Board of Directors (2 Positions)- 3-year term.  These members help supervise all business and activities of the society.  They are involved in committees and assist in acting upon issues.

  • Nominees must be an active member of the AARC in good standing.
  • The CTSRC Board of Directors meets monthly.
  • Practitioners from all aspects of Respiratory Care are encouraged to participate!

Serving on the board of directors is a great way to give something back to the profession.

The future presents exciting challenges for the profession of Respiratory Care in Connecticut.

If you or someone you know has shown an interest in getting involved now is the time!

IF you want to find out more about the CTSRC?

Please join us at a Board of Directors meeting.  Meetings are held on the 3rdWednesday of each month. Meetings are open to any member of the CTSRC.

To submit nominations use the nomination form which is linked HERE.

 Deadline: December 31st, 2021

Two HHC Central Region Hospitals were Awarded The PHIL Award


Midstate Hospital


The Hospital of Central CT

The only national-hospital based respiratory award (PHIL Award) was presented to the Respiratory Care Departments at Hospital of Central CT and Midstate Medical Center in October 2021 for their outstanding patient care, and teamwork approach to care for our critical and high acuity patient population through the ongoing challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The RTs at both hospitals always go above and beyond expectations and pull together, utilizing a teamwork approach and discretionary effort to cover open shifts, orientating new hires and travelers through the unprecedented daily high volumes due to COVID-19. They are truly an amazing group of individuals. They have perfected the ability to adapt, adjust, and continue to move forward in spite of constant changes, and the fear of the unknown early on in the pandemic.

We would like to thank you for your patience, professionalism, hard work, sacrifice, and commitment to providing excellent patient care during the COVID-19 pandemic and our continued growth in the Central Region.

Your personal and professional sacrifices do not go unnoticed. Many of you have sacrificed time with loved ones, self-care, and your own safety to provide care to those in need. It is because of you that so many patients have recovered.

Generally, it is one Respiratory Therapist who is nominated for the PHIL Award by patients, family members, peers and colleagues, but for the reasons listed above the entire Respiratory Departments at Midstate and HOCC- Hartford Healthcare (Central Region) were all nominated for the 2021 PHIL Award.

We are so proud, thankful, and grateful for our RT frontline heroes.


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Anthony Morascini


John and Louise Julius Award as Outstanding Practitioner of the Year

Tony works at Hartford Hospital

Adam Lefkowitz

Adam Lefkowitz Headshot - Fisher & Paykel


Robert O'Neil Award for Outstanding Vendor

Adam works at Fisher and Paykel

Maria Marques

Maria M

President's Award

For Outstanding Service to the CTSRC

Student Awards for Academic and Clinical Excellence

Kanyarat Webster - Manchester Community College

Jaclyn Zastaury - Naugatuck Valley Community College

Emely Urena - Norwalk Community College

Greyshel Colon - University of Hartford

Andre Luke - Goodwin University

Stacie Caddick Dowty - Southern CT State University

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