Staff Excellence Award Committee

Appointed by:   President

Reports to:   President

Number of Members:   8

Staff:   8

Updated:  September 1, 2023


Purpose. Provides a system to administer four annual $2,000 awards to staff members from the following categories: two exempt staff employees; two non-exempt staff employees. The committee chair makes recommendations and reports to the President through the Chief of Staff.

Member Appointments. The President appoints the members from nominations submitted by the President's Cabinet. The committee will be maintained at eight members, including the chair. The terms of appointment are September 1 through August 31. The committee members will serve rotating two-year terms. Members appointed by the President may include those individuals who have received the Staff Excellence Award in prior years. A member of the committee may be nominated for the Staff Excellence Award; however, the member/nominee must resign from the committee in order to be eligible for consideration to receive the award.

Chair Appointment. President designates the chair. The chair will be appointed for a two-year term to provide continuity. An existing member may be designated as chair wherein the chair appointment may be for two additional years.

Committee Members

*Name appears more than once. (Chair also counts as one of the committee members)

Chair - Term Expires August 31, 2025
*Tara Conlee, Staff, Human Resources

Terms expire August 31, 2024
Pam Thaler, Staff, Office of the Dean, College of Business Administration
Chelsea Smith, Staff, Dean of Students Office
Lori Proctor, Staff, SHSU Press

Terms expire August 31, 2025
Tara Conlee, Staff, People Operations - Human Resources

By Virtue of Position
McCartney Johnson, Deputy to the President
Tara Conlee, Human Resources
Stacie Haynes, President, Staff Senate

To Report Errors
All errors in committee listings should be reported in writing to:
Lila Alvarado