CSEA Member of the Year Award



2019 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 2019 Members of the Year:

Ingrid Crews

Ingrid Crews

Secretary II
San Bernardino Chapter 183
Region 18, Area F
Crashander T. Jenkins-Bennett

Crashander T. Jenkins-Bennett

EOPS/Care Coordinator
Ohlone Chapter 490
Region 41, Area C
Debbie Narvaes

Debbie Narvaes

Paraeducator II
Berryessa Chapter 364
Region 56, Area C
Ruben Santos, Jr.

Ruben Santos, Jr.

Electrician
Victor Elementary Chapter 236
Region 31, Area F
Tina Switzer

Tina Switzer

Bus Driver
Victor Valley High Chapter 243
Regions 31, Area F

Winners will be presented their awards at CSEA’s 93rd Annual Conference in Las Vegas. 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

2018 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.