Outstanding Classified Employee Award

To: UMaine Community
From: Classified Employees Advisory Council
RE: Outstanding Classified Employee Award

The Classified Employees Advisory Council (CEAC) is soliciting nominations of Outstanding Classified Employees for the 2018 Classified Employees Recognition Award. CEAC believes that it is important to recognize classified employees’ exceptional service and dedication to the University of Maine. CEAC would like to increase the campus community’s awareness of the indispensable contributions that represented and non-represented classified employees make to the quality, diversity and overall mission of the university.

You may nominate a classified employee for this award submitting the form on the reverse side of this memo, visiting umaine.edu/ceac or emailing umceac@maine.edu. Each nomination must include at least three (3) letters of recommendation that describe the nominee’s actions, activities and attributes that set their job performance and contributions to the university community above normal expected levels.


The criteria each finalist must meet are as follows:
• Is a current UMaine classified employee
• Has served the university a minimum of three (3) continuous years (full or part-time)
• Inspires others through dedication, commitment and work ethic
• Maintains the highest level of professional service to the campus community, their department(s) or areas of responsibility
• Has provided outstanding service to their university department(s)
• Has, through their outstanding service, helped to create a better environment for employees, students, and the campus community

After reviewing the nominations, CEAC’s Outstanding Classified Employee Selection Committee will notify one winner. The finalist will be presented with an award and a cash stipend of $1,000 at UMaine’s Employee Recognition and Achievement ceremony April 2, 2018.

If you would like to submit a nomination online, visit umaine.edu/ceac. You can also forward your nomination to Melinda Pelletier, 201 Alumni Hall, Orono Campus or via email at umceac@maine.edu. DEADLINE FOR ALL APPLICATIONS: FRIDAY, MARCH 2, 2018

Late nominations and incomplete applications will not be accepted. Again, nominations without at least three (3) letters of recommendations are incomplete and will not be considered.

CEAC Outstanding Classified Employee




Past Award Recipients:

  • 2017 Karen Moffet
  • 2016 Laurie Fullerton
  • 2015 Cheryl Spencer
  • 2014 Deborah Grant and Janice Bacon
  • 2013 Randy Lackovic, Cynthia Paschal
  • 2012 Nancy Michaud, Dianne Perro
  • 2011 Colwell Severance, Janice Madore
  • 2010 Wanda Cunningham, Wayne Chadwick
  • 2009 Doreen Thibodeau, Carol Rickards
  • 2008 Paulette Ferland, Orman Jackson
  • 2007 Delores Stone, Robert Boyington
  • 2006 Victoria Kane, Darlene Bergeron
  • 2005 Faye Woodcock-Murray, Alan Stormann
  • 2004 Janice Gomm, Pamela McManus, Phyllis Thibodeau
  • 2003 Brenda Collamore, Doreen Parent
  • 2002 Susan Anderson, Mary Burton
  • 2001 Jane Bartram, Joseph Cannon
  • 2000 Kathy Davis-Dentici, Steve Helmke
  • 1999 Diane LeGrande, Lynn West
  • 1998 Suzanne Moulton, Judy Polyot & Brenda Cote (together)
  • 1997 Betty Kalogeris, Jonnie Wheaton
  • 1996 Jim Dunphy, Carol LeClair, Betty Lee
  • 1995 Cheryl Ann McGovern, Robert Stormann, Donna Taylor-Schmidt