Awards program to praise classified staff
The dedicated service of the campus’s classified staff will be rewarded at this year’s faculty/staff barbecue in May when the first recipients of the Classified Staff Presidential Award Program are announced.
President Steven Poskanzer and the Human Resources
announced the new program
to recognize the exemplary
The awards will consist of a Certificate of Appreciation, a gift basket with New Paltz logo items, and a $500 gift certificate.
Nominations for 2007 can be submitted to Human Resources through April 20.
“We would like everyone to take the time to consider and recommend a classified staff employee for this award,” said Cathy Beard, assistant vice president for Human Resources.
Exemplary service may be in
the form of: exceptional service
in meeting student needs; submission
of an innovative idea that saves
resources or generates new dollars;
may be nominated
All campus employees represented by Civil Service
(CSEA), Public Employees
Federation (PEF) and Agency
“Given the talent and professionalism of our classified staff, we expect to receive many qualified nominations and expect our committee to have a tough job selecting the winners,” said Poskanzer.
The Award Program Committee consists of representatives from each bargaining unit: there will be two CSEA representatives, one from PEF, one from ALES, as well as one representative from Human Resources. The committee will recommend award recipients to the college president, who will confirm the selection.
Beard consulted with officials from each bargaining unit, other campus human resources departments and members of her own staff to develop the criteria for the award program.
Questions regarding the
program or the nomination
process can be directed to Pat
LoSecco, the Human
Resources committee member,
March 26 , 2007
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