UW staff make great things happen at the University of Washington—by supporting a commitment to excellence in educating tomorrow's leaders, making new discoveries, creating new technologies, and enriching lives through the arts and athletics.
Nominations are open October 1 - November 21, 2014.
Congratulations to the 2014 Distinguished Staff Awardees
The Distinguished Staff Award honors staff members who bring excellence and innovation to their work every day. Last year's awardees included a team of research scientists inventing a revolutionary treatment for kidney stones, a meal host who captivates patients with his illustrations and drawings, an assistant director who tirelessly mentors undergraduates and other professionals, and other UW staff that make a difference every day. We honor and congratulate them!
The Distinguished Staff Awards Timeline
Nominees reviewed for eligibility.
Congratulatory letters are campus mailed to all nominees who have met the award criteria, along with an invitation to attend the Distinguished Staff Awards reception.
Selection committee begins review of eligible nominees.
Nominees are highlighted on the DSA website.
Distinguished Staff Award Reception.
Distinguished Staff awardees are notified by the Vice President of Human Resources and are invited to the University's Annual Awards of Excellence ceremony.
Office of the President sends congratulatory letters to awardees.
UW Today officially announces all awardees.
Annual Awards of Excellence and reception for all awardees.
Distinguished Staff awardees are highlighted on the DSA website.
The 2015 Selection Committee
Andrea Ray, Chair
Marketing and Communications Specialist
Human Resources Marketing, Communications, and Engagement
Center for Leadership and Social Responsibility
Office of Research and Graduate Education
UW Medical Center
Director of Finance
Maintenance Mechanic Lead
Fiscal Specialist 2
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Associate Director of Internal Communications
University Marketing and Communications
Assistant to the Chairman
UW Medical Center
Housing and Food Services
Human Resources Director
Administration and Planning