Region VI Sandra Kuchler Excellence in Mentoring Award

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

The Sandra Kuchler Excellence in Mentoring Award, named in honor of the former Dean of Students at California State University, San Marcos, recognizes a student affairs professional for their ability to significantly and consistently support the personal and professional development of others. Nominees must have a proven track record of exceptional contributions to mentoring and serving as an excellent role model. Additionally, they must possess the ability to advocate and advise on administrative, organizational and professional matters, and maintain accessibility by providing consistently open lines of communication.

Award Criteria:

  • Proven track record of exceptional contributions to mentoring and serving as an excellent role model for undergraduate and graduate students, new professionals, and others

  • The ability to advocate and advise on administrative, organizational and professional matters

  • Maintains accessibility by providing consistently open lines of communication

  • Active individual NASPA membership

  • Current employment at, or recently retired from, 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 or endorsement.
  •        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 Sandra Kuchler Excellence in Mentoring Award

2019 - Sherwynn Umali, University of California, Irvine

2018 - Lea Jarnagin, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

2017 – Jan Javinar

2016 – Denise Nakaoka, University of Hawai’i at Manoa 

2015 – Christine Quemuel, University of Hawai’i at Manoa

2014 – Rebecca Gutierrez Keeton, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

2013 – Doris Ching, University of Hawai’i

2012 – John Hoffman, California State University, Fullerton

2011 – Kristen Hermann, Arizona State University

2010 – Jennifer Maria Garza, University of California, San Diego 

2009 – Kandy Mink Salas, California State University, Fullerton

2008 – Dawn R. Person, California State University, Fullerton

2007 – George Morten, California State University, Channel Islands

2006 – Faith Kazmi, Stanford University

2005 – Anna Gonzalez, University of California, Irvine

2004 – Saundra Lawson Taylor, University of Arizona