Adele Catlin Memorial Award Nominations : The College at Brockport

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Adele Catlin Memorial Award Nominations

Now accepting nominations for the Adele Catlin Memorial Award. Nominate a colleague today! Deadline: February 12, 2020.

Adele Catlin maintained a long and distinguished career at The College at Brockport in a secretarial role. In honor and remembrance of her hard work and diligence, the Adele Catlin Memorial Award seeks to pay tribute to an employee of our office support staff who emulates the traits and performance that marked her service. The recipient shall receive a stipend of $500 and a plaque.

The award shall be presented each year to one member of the College office support staff who:

1. Exemplifies the spirit that typified Adele Catlin’s presence on the Brockport campus, especially in the following respects:

a. Displays a high level of loyalty to the goals and purposes of the College.

b. Approaches tasks with a cheerful, positive, and constructive attitude.

c. Takes initiative willingly to solve problems.

d. Exhibits a high level of competence in performing office management tasks.

e. Is held in high esteem by supervisors and fellow workers.

f. Assumes responsibilities that go well beyond the usual requirements of the position and carries them out at a high level of competence.

2. Has been employed as a full-time member of the office support staff of the College as a State, BASC, or Research Foundation employee for at least five years or a half-time employee for at least 10 years (prior to receipt of the award) and has never received an unsatisfactory performance evaluation.

The selection shall be made each year by a committee to be appointed by the College President and to be drawn widely from the various areas of the College. A Human Resources associate staff member shall chair the committee.

The nomination packages must be limited to (additional materials will be removed from the nomination package):

1. The option of either a completed nomination form or letter of nomination that specifically addresses at least C, D, and F above. Please include specific examples of work done above and beyond the usual requirements for their position.

2. Up to three departmental letters of support.

3. Up to three external letters and/or letters from students.

4. The signature of the nominee’s supervisor must be present on the nomination form.

First preference for this award shall be someone who has not received it previously. However, a previous winner who is believed by the selection committee to be clearly better qualified than any other nominee may be selected.

You may obtain an Adele Catlin Award Nomination Form by visiting the following link: (under Miscellaneous) – see link below.

All completed nomination packages should be submitted to Kallee Quill, Office of Human Resources, by February 12, 2020 at 4 pm. The award will be presented at the College Recognition Dinner in May.

If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact Kallee Quill at 395-5135 or

Thank you.



Kallee Quill,, 395-5135

Human Resources

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