Region VI Dorothy Keller New Professional Award

Region VI
Application Deadline: August 7, 2020 | Award Type: regional

The Dorothy Keller New Professional Award is presented to a new professional who is recognized by their supervisor and/or peers for outstanding service to their institution, as well as for their innovative or creative efforts within student affairs. The recipient should have less than five (5) years of full-time experience as a student affairs professional, show significant leadership promise, and demonstrate active engagement as a NASPA member.

Award Criteria:

  •        Outstanding service to an institution of higher education
  •        Exhibits innovative or creative efforts within student affairs
  •        Shows significant promise for future leadership roles in student affairs
  •        No more than five (5) years of full-time experience as a student affairs professional
  •        Holds an active NASPA individual membership
  •        Current employment at an institution of higher education in NASPA Region VI

 

Presented By

Region VI

Nomination Guidelines

Nominating someone is easy! One person should coordinate the submission and follow these steps.

  • STEP 1: Write a letter of nomination

  • STEP 2: Collect two (2) letters of support and a copy of the nominee’s resume.

  • STEP 3: The person coordinating the nomination should gather the nomination materials then go online to submit. You must upload all of the information at the same time. This person should then submit the nomination letter, letters of support online.

  • STEP 4: Submit the nomination by the published deadline!

Questions? Christine Quemuel, Nominations and Awards Chair, at quemuel@hawaii.edu.

Past Recipients - Region VI Dorothy Keller New Professional Award

2019 – Kenith Scott, University of Hawai’i at Manoa

2018 – Candice Varnado, California State University, Los Angeles

2017 – Michael Lemus

2016 – Sabrina Fallejo Uganiza, University of Hawai’i at Manoa

2015 – Heather C. Lou, University of California, Davis

2014 – Isaac Rodriguez Lupercio, University of Hawai’i at Manoa

2013 – Kayla Wiechert, Chapman University

2012 – Ashlea L. Wilson, California State University, Bakersfield

2011 – Steven I. Lerer, University of California, Riverside

2010 – Mark J. Antonucci, Arizona State University

2009 – Shauna Young, University of the Pacific

2008 – Cecilia Santiago, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

2007 – Irvin Harrison, San Diego State University

2006 – Thomas Bourdon, University of California, Los Angeles

2005 – Camaron Miyamoto, University of Hawai’i at Manoa

2004 – Sunny Lee, University of California, Irvine

2003 – Kevin Horan, California State University Hayward, Contra Costa Campus

2002 – Christine Quemuel, University of Hawai’i at Manoa

2001 – Linda Prieto, Santa Clara University

2000 – Cedric Hackett, California State University, Northridge

1999 – Dyrell Foster, San Jose State University

1998 – P.J. Lutz, University of Southern California

1997 – Lea Jarnagin, California State University, San Marcos

1996 – Lori M. Ideta, University of Hawai’i, West O’Ahu