Foundation Outstanding Committee Service Award

The Faculty Senate invites nominations for the Foundation Outstanding Committee Service Award. This award demonstrates the value that administration places on faculty commitment to committee service. The award recognizes and rewards exemplary faculty service on the Faculty Senate, University committees, and Faculty Senate committees. The winner of this award will be recognized at the Honor the Best Ceremony in May and will receive a $2,500 monetary award and a framed certificate.

Past award recipients include:

Outstanding Committee Service awardees
Year Recipient
2022-23 Jennifer McClendon
2021-22 Brian Frost, Paul Devereux
2020-21 Albert Lee
2019-20 Tom Harrison, Donnelyn Curtis
2018-19 Dave Croasdell, Judith Sugar
2017-18 David Sanders, Cheryl Hug-English
2016-17 Chuck Price, Yvonne Stedham, John Trent
2015-16 David Zeh, Jacquie Ewing-Taylor, Maggie Ressel
2014-15 Patricia Ellison
2013-14 David Ryfe, Anna Panorska, Janet Usinger
2012-13 Kent Ervin, Sue Donaldson
2011-12 Elliott Parker, Guy Hoelzer
2010-11 Ron Phaneuf, James Richardson
2009-10 Phil Boardman
2008-09 Fred de Ràfols, Grant Stitt
2007-08 Leah Wilds
2006-07 Kerri Garcia, Mary Wilson
2005-06 Stacy Burton, Scott Casper, Chris Cheney, Elizabeth Raymond, Jeanne Wendel

Selection criteria

  1. The academic or administrative faculty must be a current University of Nevada, Reno employee at the time of nomination
  2. The faculty must have served on the Faculty Senate and/or one or more University or Faculty Senate committees for a substantial period of time prior to the time of nomination, or have demonstrated a long-standing commitment to service of a period of years
  3. The faculty must have demonstrated outstanding service to the committee(s) through his/her actions and level of participation.

Nomination deadline

March 4, 2024 (Extended to March 11, 2024)

Nomination process

To nominate an administrative or academic faculty member for this award, submit the Foundation Award for Outstanding Committee Service Nomination Form and attach at least one letter of support from the chair of the committee, or a member of the committee or the administrator to whom the committee reports. If the nomination is being made by the committee chair or administrator to whom the committee reports, no letter of support is required. Additional letters of support are welcome.

Nomination form

For more information

For more information or questions about the award or award process, contact the Faculty Senate Office.

Heather Kemmelmeier
Faculty Senate Manager
Phone: (775) 682-7518