Global Awards Committee











Function: The Global Awards Committee coordinates the distribution of information, solicitation of nominations, selection of recipients, and the awards presentations of all Global Awards including Pacesetter, Virginia Gordon, Service to NACADA, Leading Light, Outstanding Advising, Outstanding New Advisor, Outstanding Programs, Advising Technology Innovations, various event Scholarships and NACADA Scholarships, Student Research, and Retiree Recognition.   

Membership: This committee is composed of current members and strives to ensure representation from all of the regions.

How to get involved: Experience is not required, however, those that have volunteered in an awards capacity or have experience in reviewing for awards either at the Global or Regional levels, are appreciated.  Please contact the Chair or EO Liaison for more information. 

Current Committee Chair


Brandan Lowden
Pikes Peak Community College
(2019-2021)

 

 

 

Members

Subcommittee Chairs
D
rew Puroway, Research Committee Chair, University of Saint Thomas, (2018-2020)
Jesse Poole, Innovation Awards Selection Sub-Committee Chair, Region 9, Nevada State College, (2018-2020)
Brittany Hoover, Scholarship Selection Sub-Committee Chair, Region 4, University of Florida, (2018-2020)

Members by Region
Ali Resing, Region 1, Northeastern University, (2019-2021)
Amber King, Region 2, Delaware Technical Community College, (2019-2021)
Shanna Pendergrast, Region 3, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, (2019-2021)
Jennifer McCaul, Region 4, University of West Florida (2019 - 2021)
Jessica Staten, Region 5, Indiana University Bloomington (2018-2020)
Soon Kong, Region 6, University of Manitoba (2018-2020)
Amanda Mather, Region 7, Texas A&M University at Qatar (2019-2021)
Leah Panganiban, Region 8, University of Washington (2018-2020)
Matt Markin, Region 9, California State University, San Bernardino, (2019-2021)
Mykel Beorchia, Region 10, Utah State University (2019-2021)
Colum Cronin, International Representative, Dublin City University, (2019-2021)

Alex Kunkle, Past Chair, Nevada State College, (2019-2021)

Dawn Krause, NACADA Executive Office Liaison

Selection Process
The award and scholarship recipients are selected as follows:

  1. Primary Role, Faculty, Administrator, New Advisor, and Program Awards: reviewed by members, Awards Committee members chosen to represent all NACADA regions and appointed for 2 years terms with final selections by the Awards Committee Chair.
  2. Bobbie Flaherty Service to NACADA, Leading Light, Virginia N. Gordon Award for Excellence in Advising  and Michael C. Holen Pacesetter Awards: reviewed and selected by the NACADA Council
  3. Innovation Awards: reviewed by member readers selected by the Advising Innovation Awards sub-committee Chair.
  4. Student Research Awards: reviewed by Research Committee members with final selections by the Research Committee Chair.
  5. NACADA Scholarship and Institute Scholarship Recipients: reviewed by member readers and selected by Scholarship selection subcommittee Chair.

Volunteer Opportunities for Members

  • Become a reader for scholarships and/or other awards.  
    • Readers review nomination packages online and score them on a set of criteria contained in an awards rubric. Training and support are provided.
    • Scholarship submissions come in at different times throughout the year.  Scholarship readers are needed in December, Spring (March/April), early May and in Summer (June)
    • Global award nominations require many readers, especially for Outstanding Advising categories, in late March/early April annually.
    • Reading experience is not required, but strongly encouraged, for future positions on the Global Awards Committee.
  • If you wish to read for Awards for 2020, please complete the form here.  
  • Volunteer at the annual conference to help with the Awards Ceremony - various positions to help organize and coordinate the event
  • Attend an Awards Committee meeting at the Annual Conference - get started with the awards process and possibly become a Member-At-Large in the future
     
  • Once on the Awards Committee as a Member-At-Large for a period of time - volunteer to Chair a sub-committee for a specific award.  Chairs have additional duties in reading, reviewing and selecting award/scholarship recipients.  Training and support are provided.

Contact Dawn Krause about these opportunities

Goals

1. Coordinate the distribution of information, solicitation of nominations, selection of recipients, and the awards presentations of all NACADA Global Awards. 
2. Ensure that committee appointments reflect the geographic, ethnic, and institutional diversity of NACADA.
3. Review annually the awards selection process and make modifications as appropriate.
4. Conduct the awards presentations at the Awards Ceremony at Annual Conference.

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