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President’s Awards for Outstanding Service

Nominees and Recipients

Congratulations to all nominees and recipients of the President’s Awards for Outstanding Service in 2020!

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List of Nominees and Recipients

A list of all nominees and recipients for the President's Awards for Outstanding Service in 2020

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Nominee and Recipient Biographies

Biographies for the nominees and recipients of the President's Awards for Outstanding Service in 2020

AWARD RECIPIENTS

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Travis Casagrande Learn more

Research Associate
Canadian Centre for Electron Microscopy
Individual Award Recipient

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Sara Cormier Learn more

Instructional Assistant
Physics and Astronomy
Individual Award Recipient

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Leanne Dyal Learn more

Statistics Operations Manager
Population Health Research Institute
Individual Award Recipient

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Mihaela Georgescu Learn more

Undergraduate Coordinator
Biology
Individual Award Recipient

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Christine Hollins Learn more

Research Administration Analyst
Faculty of Social Sciences
Individual Award Recipient

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Vivian Leong Learn more

Undergraduate Coordinator
Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences
Individual Award Recipient

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Iyobosa, Faith Ogunkoya Learn more

Team Lead, Student Services
Office of the Registrar
Individual Award Recipient

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Sashaina Singh Learn more

Knowledge Broker
Office of Community Engagement
Individual Award Recipient

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Darko Ljubic Learn more

Research Laboratory Manager
Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Early Achievement Award Recipient

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Award Categories

Program Information

Q & A

This section aims to answer questions you have related to the President’s Awards for Outstanding Service.

The awards are open to all full-time or part-time staff from operations, research and ancillary departments or units of McMaster University who are employed on a continuing basis or for a term or contract of one or more year’s duration.  Individuals must be a current member of one of the following eligible groups: TMG (Band N or lower), Unifor, SEIU, MUALA, IUOE. Learn more about these groups. The President’s Awards for Outstanding Service are not awarded posthumously.

The eligibility form requires you to submit nominee and nominator identifying information.

Once eligibility is confirmed, you will be given access to the nomination portal.

This document outlines the questions you will be required to answer as part of the nomination process.

In addition to completing the above questions, you will be required to submit a minimum of three and maximum of six supporting references.  The nominator may not act as a supporting reference.

More detail and tips are also available on our tip sheet.

  1. Request an eligibility check for your nomination by January 15, 2021. The individual or group of individuals will be checked by Human Resources Services to ensure they are eligible to proceed in the nomination process.
  2. Once eligibility is confirmed, you will receive access to the nomination portal.
  3. Complete your submission in the nomination portal by completing the nomination form, adding your supporting references, and uploading any supporting documents by February 17, 2021.
  4. The selection committee will review nominations and select recipients between mid-February and the end of March.
  5. The results of the nominations will be communicated in April.
  6. The Awards celebration will take place on June 11, 2021.
  7. Contact the Program Manager with any questions or for guidance regarding the submission of your nomination.

More information about the process is also available on our tip sheet.

Yes!  Information is available below about other President’s Awards programs.  Human Resources Services does not manage or facilitate these awards.  Please review the website and contact the responsible person for further details.