CSEA Member of the Year Award



2018 Members of the Year


Each year, CSEA honors members who go above and beyond in service to students and CSEA with the Member of the Year award.

The purpose of the Member of the Year Program is to recognize the commitment and dedication of classified employees to the students of California, community involvement, and activism in CSEA. The Awards Committee has completed its judging and is proud to present the 2018 Members of the Year:

Annette Fender

Annette Fender

Lead Cook
Konocti Chapter 12
Region 79, Area B
Alan Kramer

Alan Kramer

Custodian
Scott Valley Chapter 859
Region 51, Area A
Vicki Linta

Vicki Linta

Child Development Center Lead
Whittier Union High Chapter 42
Region 11, Area G
Krista Smiley

Krista Smiley

Custodial Supervisor
Glendale Chapter 3
Region 19, Area I
Anne Thatcher

Anne Thatcher

Office Manager II
Ceres Chapter 140
Region 67, Area E

Each of these members will be presented their award at CSEA’s 92nd Annual Conference in Sacramento. A plaque will also be presented to the awardees’ superintendent or designee to be proudly displayed at the district office.


About the award

The CSEA Member of the Year Program recognizes the commitment and dedication of classified employees to the students of California, community involvement, and activism in CSEA.

Criteria

Nominees must be an active member in good standing. You will be asked to provide job-related skills, examples of outstanding character, community involvement, and to what extent they are active in the chapter. For example, how much do they volunteer to support the activities of the local chapter, etc.

Nominations

The deadline has passed to submit nominations for this year's awards. Nominations were due March 1.


Video: Nominate a CSEA Member of the Year

Learn more about CSEA’s Member of the Year Award. Find out what it means to the recipients, why it matters to CSEA and how you can nominate someone to receive this distinguished honor.

"People need to be validated for the work they do," says Lee Anne Gaxiola, 2015 Member of the Year. "You can be as humble as you want, but it certainly feels good and people need that recognition."

Member of the Year

2017 Member of the Year Videos

Each year, CSEA pays tribute to its Members of the Year with a video profile. These videos capture the essence of how these members go the extra mile to help students succeed and make a positive difference in their school, union and community. Watch their video profiles.