August 2014

2014 Outstanding Supervisor Award Nomination Period Now Open

Does your supervisor top the charts on best ever boss?  Nominate your supervisor for the 2014 Outstanding Supervisor Award.  The Outstanding Supervisor Award, sponsored by the Mason Staff Senate, is selected based on her or his ability to:

  • Promote collegiality in the department,
  • Be receptive to employee ideas and engage them in the department and/or university goals,
  • Promote and model a positive work-life balance,
  • Acknowledge exemplary performance,
  • Be fair in acknowledging exemplary performance,
  • Encourage professional growth of classified or non-student wage employees,
  • Support the work of classified and non-student wage earners,
  • Support innovation in the department, and
  • Model leadership skills.


  • A supervisor may be of any employment category (e.g., faculty, administrative, professional, classified, etc.) but he or she must supervise classified and/or non-student wage earners.
  • Supervisor must employed at Mason at time of nomination.
  • Nominators must report directly to the nominated supervisor.
  • Nominations must be submitted by classified or non-student wage earners.
  • There may be more than one nominator on each nomination form.
  • Only three nomination forms will be accepted for each nominee. The first three nomination forms received will be reviewed by the committee. Additional nominations will be discarded.
  • All identifying information is redacted before reviewed by the selection committee.
  • Nominations received after the due date will not be considered.
  • Forms must be submitted electronically as a Word document (not PDF) with the nominee’s name in the file name.
  • Nominations forms are to be emailed to
  • Nominations will be accepted between Tuesday, August 1 and Sunday, August 31, 2014.

The winner will be officially recognized during the Outstanding Achievement Award ceremony Tuesday, November 4th at 2:30 p.m. in the Global Center Ballroom (formerly the Mason Inn) on the Fairfax campus.

Download the Outstanding Supervisor Award Nomination Form 2014

Questions may be directed to Kathrin Breitt Brown, Staff Senate at 3.4141 or