University of California, Riverside

Staff Assembly

Staff Who Make a Difference Award

Staff Whom Make a Difference Nominees

Staff Who Make a Difference Award

The Staff Who Make a Difference Award is presented annually to four career staff members, one each in the fields of administrative, professional, service and technical. The award recognizes individuals who have made a positive impact on the campus community, implemented creativity and/or innovation in the workplace, displayed teamwork or leadership strengths and shown a commitment to the university's principles of community, diversity, equal opportunity and affirmative action.

Finalists are recognized at the Spring Staff Assembly General Meeting and the awards are presented at the annual Staff Recognition Awards Ceremony held at Chancellor's Residence.

Award Criteria

  • How does the nominee make a positive impact on the campus community?
  • In what ways does the nominee implement creativity and/or innovation into the workplace?
  • How does the nominee display teamwork and/or leadership strengths?
  • In what specific ways does the nominee illustrate commitment to campus diversity?
  • How does this individual display "Tartan Soul" and/or campus spirit?

Who is Eligible?

Eligibility extends to any career staff member in good standing.

How to Nominate

Nominate a candidate via our online form. The deadline is Friday, April 21, 2017.

For more information, contact

Director of Involvement and Recognition
Frank Figueroa
E-mail: Frank Figueroa
Tel: (951) 827-2709

Previous Winners

2015 Chantelle Ramon Administrative Support Housing Services
  Kristin Seiler Professional Alumni & Constituent Relations
  Kathy Barton Professional School of Medicine
  William Yang Service UNEX
  Mark Wilson Technical Advancement Services
2014 Madie Heersink Administrative Support Computer Science and Engineering
  Michelle Sansone Professional Student Recreation Center
  Leonard Brock Service Transportation and Parking Services
  Julia Ree Technical Library
2013 Sarah Allison Administrative Support Library
  Faye Dawson Brock Professional Biomedical Sciences
  Raymond Bolles Service Grounds
  Bart Kats Technical C&C

More Information 

General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Staff Assembly

UCR Staff Assembly
Hinderaker, Room B0105

Campus Mailing Address:
President Julie Salgado
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