» The President's Award

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The President’s Award is given annually at the Staff Appreciation Awards Ceremony to a member of the Chapman University staff or administration who has provided exceptional service to Chapman University in their areas of responsibility.

Recipients of the President's Award demonstrate exemplary job performance and superior interpersonal skills. They provide service beyond their job responsibilities to uphold and advance the mission of Chapman University. They demonstrate teamwork and cooperation within the Chapman Community. They are role models who facilitate success in others, whether they are subordinates, peers, or supervisors. They enhance the success, reputation and image of Chapman University. Most of all they embody the guiding behaviors of The Chapman Experience when representing the university to all constituents.

Nominations for the President's Award are being accepted until 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, April 25, 2019.

President's Award Nomination Form (Qualtrics)

Please review the President's Award Nomination Guidelines carefully before submitting a Nomination Form. Nominations must be received by Human Resources no later than 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, April 25, 2019. Late nominations will not be accepted.

+ - Nomination Guideline

The President’s Award is given annually to a member of the Chapman University staff or administration who has:

  1. Given exceptional service to Chapman University in their areas of responsibility, demonstrated by exemplary job performance and superior interpersonal skills.
  2. Given service beyond job responsibilities to uphold and advance the mission of Chapman
    University. (Chapman’s mission is “to provide personalized education of distinction that leads to inquiring, ethical and productive lives as global citizens”.)
  3. Demonstrated teamwork and cooperation within Chapman University.
  4. Gone beyond the obvious, the expected and the norm, to enhance the success, reputation, image or service of Chapman University.
  5. Facilitated success in others, whether they are peers or supervisors.
  6. Embodied the guiding behaviors (well-being, respect, rigor, and pride) of The Chapman Experience when representing the University to all constituents.

Eligibility

In order to be eligible to receive the President’s Award, employees must:

  1. Be currently employed as a regular status staff or administrative employee at Chapman University;
  2. Have at least three years of service as a regular staff or administrative employee at Chapman University;
  3. Have the support of at least one of their supervisors.
  4. Self-nominations will not be considered.

Instructions

  1. Using this link, please fill out the nomination form and upload a signed letter of support (.pdf, .doc,.docx) from a supervisor of the nominee, if you, the nominator, are not their supervisor.
  2. Please submit your completed nomination, including the letter of support if applicable, by 11:59pm, Thursday, April 25, 2019. Late nominations will not be accepted.

Past Recipients

Adey Oyenuga, 2017

Armando Diaz, 2016

Dr. Jeanne Gunner, 2015

Raymond Sfeir, 2014

Edward Fox, 2013

Carol Bonner, 2012

Stephen Peralta, 2011

Christina Marshall, 2010

Demisia Razo, 2009

Guy Hinrichs, 2008

Susanna Branch, 2007

Lynn Marie Domer, 2006

Ignacio Zamudio, 2005

Virginia Nowakowski, 2004

Sonal Gandhi, 2003

Iris Gerbasi and Blaire Mount, 2002

Jay Warner, 2001

Patti Dillon, 2000

Joanie Sailer, 1999

Bobbie Steele, 1998

Behzad Binesh, 1997

Anna Garza, Rosalinda Monroy and Martha Sturgeon, 1996

Jeanne Walker, 1995