PEAC opens nominations for 2023 Outstanding Professional Employee Award

The Professional Employees Advisory Council (PEAC) is soliciting the University of Maine community for nominations for this year’s Outstanding Professional Employee Award, given to a professional employee whose actions and achievements go beyond normal work responsibilities and have provided outstanding service to their field, the university and the community.  

A professional employee must be nominated by another UMaine employee. In order to be eligible for consideration, each nominee must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • The nominee is a current professional employee.
  • The nominee has worked at UMaine for a minimum of three continuous years. 
  • The nominee is not a past recipient of the award.

Selection will be based upon the nominees that best reflect the following criteria:

  • Demonstrating a dedication to serving others.
  • Maintaining the highest level of professional services and standards within their disciplines or areas of responsibility.
  • Helping to create a better campus environment for students, faculty and staff.
  • Having demonstrated public service through significant contributions to their field (e.g., professional associations, committees and boards), UMaine (e.g., university committees and councils) and their community (e.g., schools, nonprofit organizations).

In recognition of the employee’s accomplishments and contributions, a cash stipend of $1,000 will be presented to the recipient.

For more information and to submit a nomination, visit the UMaine PEAC website. The deadline for submission is 5 p.m. on Wednesday, May 31.