Staff Council

Staff Recognition


You can nominate a staff member any time of the year! You can tell us who you nominate for Staff Member of the Month. And you can tell us you nominate for Staff Member of the Year (Nominations closed for 2017).

Staff Member of the Month


Each month an SPU staff member is designated the Staff Member of the Month. Nominated by their peers and selected by Staff Council, these staff members exemplify service to the University, showing leadership in their staff role and elsewhere.

Staff Member of the Month

Meet the July 2018 SPU Staff Member of the Month: Josh Kanehen,
Director of Business Systems, Computer and Information Systems.

Nominate an SPU staff member for Staff Member of the Month

Previous Staff Members of the Month

 

2018 Staff Members of the Year


Nominations for 2018 Staff Member of the Year are now closed. Thank you to the many staff members who nominated staff members.

Each year, two Seattle Pacific University staff members are selected to receive recognition for their outstanding contributions to the SPU community. The awards include the Oral V. Hemry Non-Exempt Staff Person of the Year and the Exempt Staff Person of the Year. Awards are announced and presented at the Staff Recognition’s Forum each May. Learn more about these awards.

2018 Staff Members of the Year


Kate Barker and Josh Meiery

Josh Meier, director of software and data systems in Computer and Information Systems, was recognized as the Exempt Staff Member of the Year. Said one nomination: “He is always thinking about what is right for SPU and how CIS can further SPU's mission in the world. I am humbled by his selflessness and unwavering dedication to this place.” Congratulations, Josh!


Kate Barker, budget and office manager in University Recruitment and Admissions, was recognized as Oral V. Hemry Non-Exempt Staff Member of the Year. Said one nomination: Kate “collaborates within our team and with other departments with ease, and has a tenacious spirit which translates to complete and thorough work.” Congratulations, Kate!

Previous Staff Members of the Year

Nominate a Staff Member of the Year (non-exempt or exempt) *Nominations closed for 2017*

About these awards
Each year, two Seattle Pacific University staff members are selected to receive recognition for their outstanding contributions to the SPU community. The awards include the Oral V. Hemry Non-Exempt Staff Person of the Year and the Exempt Staff Person of the Year. Awards are announced and presented at the Staff Recognition’s Forum each May. Learn more about these awards.