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The Chancellor and Classified Senate Award provides an opportunity to honor classified employees whose job excellence and work ethic inspires others. The award celebrates one classified employee from each site annually, recognizing their outstanding work.


Who's eligible:
Any contract, or percent of contract, classified employee. Any college or district employee can complete the nomination form.

Key attributes:
Describe on the Chancellor and Classified Senate Award Nomination Form how the employee has gone above and beyond the scope of his/her duties by demonstrating professionalism, sensitivity, commitment, and good communication skills to provide exemplary service to students, fellow employees, or the general public. This can include how the employee has made a difference for other classified employees and/or his/her department. Give specific examples of ways the employee embraces at least one of the five strategic areas of focus.

The Award:
The award includes an engraved trophy, $250.00 gift-certificate, recognition at the statewide Classified Leadership Conference and lunch out with the Chancellor & Governing Board president. The chancellor now delivers the announcement in person! See photos from recent visits.

The Selection Process:
The Classified Senate will recommend one nominee from each site annually for final selection by the Chancellor. The nominator will be invited to join the Classified Senate president and the Chancellor in presenting the award at a governing board meeting. Complete the form: Chancellor and Classified Senate Award Nomination Form

Nomination forms can be placed in the Classified Senate Mailbox at each site or submitted online by emailing to For nomination format details please contact a member of the Chancellor and Classified Senate Award Review Committee, or a Classified Senate Executive Board Member. Complete the form as requested for your nomination to be processed by the committee.

Contact for further details: E-mail or the Classified Senate President or site Vice Presidents. All contact information is on the classified senate website including a list of site officers.

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