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Excellence in Classified Staff Service Award Committee

Purpose Statement: The purpose of MVCC Excellence in Classified Service Committee is to insure the nomination, selection, recommendation, and documentation processes involved with each local award are carried out annually in a timely and effective manner.

Charter Sponsor: College Senate

Charter Contact: Exec. Director – Org. Development


Nov. – Organizational Mtg.
Feb. – Prog. Calendar Announce
Early Mar. – Nomination Deadline
Mid-Apr. – Selection Deadline
Mid-May – Announce Recipients
at Summer Institute


  • 2 most recent local award recipients – 1-year terms
  • 1 Presidential appointment – 2-year term (odd numbered years) – ex officio
  • 1 Senate Chair appointment – 2-year term (even numbered years)
  • 2 additional previous local award recipients – 2-year terms
  • 1 student – 1-year term


  • Conducts Nomination Process Coordinates announcement of award categories; sets nomination deadlines; collects nominations.
  • Conducts Selection/Review Process Reviews submissions for all candidates; communicates with nominators to insure adequate information/data available to make an informed selection; makes annual award recommendation.
  • Prepares and Submits Recommendation Document Compiles, organizes, and writes final recommendation document; submits same to Exec. Director of Organizational Development and College President

Does Not

  • Make final decision regarding annual award recipient; communicate committee’s decision with anyone other than President or an appointed representative; discuss any part of the process or recommendation outside of the committee.

Guiding Points

  • Keep the College mission front and center
  • Be open minded and fair to all involved in the process
  • Think about what’s best for the institution
  • Seek to understand and recognize there are multiple perspectives to each issue

Excellence in Service for Classified Staff Award Committee