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CAFCS Experienced Administrator Award

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CAFCS Experienced Administrator Award


The Experienced Administrator Award recognizes an individual member of the Council of Administrators of Family and Consumer Sciences who has, over a significant period of time, made an outstanding contribution to the family and consumer sciences/human sciences profession.


Individuals nominated should have demonstrated achievements in a combination of the following areas through:

  1. Service and visionary leadership to the organized profession through CAFCS and other FCS related professional organizations
  2. Publication of a body of scholarly and/or theoretical writing contributing to family and consumer sciences/human sciences
  3. Grantsmanship/external funding to advance the growth and development of family and consumer sciences/human sciences programs
  4. Involvement in activities that promote increased enrollment, retention, and graduation rates in family and consumer sciences/human sciences programs
  5. Operational excellence shown through significant changes, modifications, or approaches that enhance university productivity, efficiency, and quality
  6. Influencing the planning and development of exemplary university programs through legislative efforts, implementation of models, establishment of guidelines, or the teaching and/or mentoring of future professionals
  7. Building interactions and partnerships that produce results
  8. Developing and inspiring others to achieve extraordinary leadership
  9. Developing an innovative process or procedure that directly impacts the entire university
  10. Influencing and enhancing the local community, region, or state

Current CAFCS Executive Committee Members and Directors are ineligible for nomination.

Submission of Nomination to the Award Selection Committee

A CAFCS member or nomination committee submits the nominee to the Award Selection Committee for consideration.

Format for Electronic Nomination Submission to the Award Selection Committee

  1. Name of nominee
  2. Full title of nominee
  3. University/college administrative position
  4. Nominee's home and office addresses, office telephone number, office fax number, and e-mail address
  5. Name and title of the immediate supervisor
  6. Number of years of service
  7. Name of nominator or list of nomination committee members
  8. Name, address, telephone number, and e-mail address of the nominator or chair of the nomination committee
  9. Original nomination form with nominators text (description of nominee's achievements and specific examples of how the person meets a combination of some of the ten criteria)
  10. Provost's/dean's/senior vice president's letter of nomination and statement of support (one nomination letter is needed per nominee)
  11. Resume or biographical information of nominee, including awards, honors, or other relevant activities
  12. References for nominee that may be contacted to discuss nominee's performance and/or criteria

Submit Electronic Nomination to

CAFCS Awards at

Deadline for Nomination - November 15, 2016

The recipient of this award will be honored at the 2017 CAFCS meeting.

Council of Administrators of Family and Consumer Sciences
1749 Hamilton Road, Suite 106, Okemos, MI 48864 - 517.351.8335

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