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Staff Council

Awards

Staff Academic Award

The Staff Academic Award is designed to assist a staff employee who is furthering their educational goals. An academic award of $500 will be given each spring and fall to a staff employee. The award will be presented during a Staff Council meeting at the beginning of each semester for which it is granted. The award is sponsored by Chico State Administration. 

Eligibility

To be eligible the applicant must be: Currently employed on a half-time or greater basis as a staff member of CSU, Chico, Associated Students, University Foundation, or the Research Foundation. The applicant must also be attending or planning to attend an accredited institution of higher education and enrolled in classes for the semester in which they are applying for the award.

Staff Academic Award Winners 2019-2020

Winner holding certificate surrounded by staff members 

Pictured: Fall 2019 Award Recipient, Amber Noel-Camacho, Tribal Relations
*Photo Credit:  Jason Halley; University Photographer

Winner standing outside of brick building holding a sign

Pictured: Spring 2020 Award Recipient, Amanda Taylor, School of Education

2019 Staff Excellence Award Nominees 

Congratulations to our Employee of the Year Nominees:  Stefani Baldivia, Karen Gilmet, Josh James, and Jeff Layne!

Congratulations to our Customer Service Award Nominees: Darlene Chester, Michael Gonsalves, Dan Hayden, Jennifer Thayer, and Gretchen Tousey!

Congratulations to our Wildcat Spirit Award Nominees: Jocelyn Ahern, Diana Forman, Paula Scholtes, and Gary Walters! 

Congratulations to our Staff Safety Award Nominee: George "Cliff" Chittenden!

Staff Employee of the Year Award

Our 2019 Staff Employee of the Year was announced during a surprise Zoom session on  Thursday, May 28th. This esteemed award is presented to a staff employee of CSU, Chico for their outstanding service.  Nominees must be a nonacademic, state, Research Foundation, University Foundation or Associated Student employee working at least half-time or greater. Award recipients are chosen based on personal contributions to the campus, their relationships with people and University-wide service. 

Past Outstanding Staff Employee of the Year List 1974-2018. (PDF)

2019 Staff Employee of the Year

We congratulate Jeff Layne, Regional and Continuing Education, for being selected as CSU, Chico's 2019 Outstanding Staff Employee of the Year for 2019! 

Thank you, Jeff, for all you do for our CSU, Chico campus!

jeff standing outside of Laxson Auditorium

Photo taken by Jason Halley, University Photographer

The 2019 Employee of the Year (PDF) nominations are closed for submission.  Nomination packets were due by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 6, 2020.  Nominations packets must be complete and must be sent via email to stac@csuchico.edu.

2019 Wildcat Spirit Award & Customer Service Award

The nomination period for the 2019 Wildcat Spirit Award (PDF) and 2019 Customer Service Award (PDF) is now closed.

The  Wildcat Spirit Award (PDF) was created to award a staff employee who displays exceptional Wildcat spirit.

The recipient of our 2019 Wildcat Spirit Award is Paula Scholtes, Library, Acquisitions and Evaluations. Congratulations, Paula! Your Wildcat Spirit is contagious to all across our Chico State campus.

Paula standing by Laxson Auditorium

Photo taken by Jason Halley, University Photographer

The 2019 Customer Service Award (PDF) will be awarded to a staff member who displays exemplary customer service.

This year's Customer Service Award recipient is Jennifer Thayer, Procurement and Contract Services. We congratulate Jennifer on her outstanding demonstration of fantastic customer service!

Jennifer standing outside Laxson Auditorium

Photo taken by Jason Halley, University Photographer

The nomination period for the 2019 Wildcat Spirit Award (PDF) and 2019 Customer Service Award (PDF) is now closed. We are not currently accepting nominations.  Nominations must have been received electronically by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 6, 2020.  Questions regarding award nominations may be directed to Staff Council Office, x5905.   

2019 Staff Safety Award

This year's Staff Safety Award recipient is Cliff Chittenden, Facilities Management and Services.  We congratulate Cliff on his outstanding safety practices on campus.

Cliff standing outside of Laxson Auditorium

Photo taken by Jason Halley, University Photographer

The nomination period for the 2019 Staff Safety Award (PDF) is now closed. We are not currently accepting nominations.  Nominations were to be received electronically by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 6, 2020.  Questions regarding award nominations may be directed to Staff Council Office, x5905.  The awards were presented via Zoom sessions on May 28, 2020. 

2019 Staff Excellence Award Winners

group winners outside Laxson Auditorium

  Photo taken by Jason Halley, University Photographer

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