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REGIONAL SOCIAL MEDIA

Gretchen Laatsch Outstanding Service Award 

The Gretchen Laatsch Outstanding Service Award recognizes significant leadership, volunteer service, and commitment to Region VI. It acknowledges individual contributions which advance the programs, services, and retention efforts of Region VI, while reflecting the mission and goals of ACUI. The award was initiated in 1989 and is named for Gretchen Laatsch, who served ACUI as a regional representative from 1986–89, vice president of regional affairs (1990–93), and president (1994–95). This award is endowed and includes a $500 award.

Criteria

  • Nominee must have served Region VI (or any former regions now part of Region VI) for a minimum of one year prior to the regional conference.
  • A nominee does not have to be working in the field or in Region VI at the time of nomination.
  • Nominee has made a significant contribution to Region VI (or any former regions now part of Region VI), while reflecting the mission and goals of ACUI.

Process for Nomination

  • Nomination may be submitted by individual staff or students who have individual membership or are associated with a member institution within Region VI.
    • Self-nominations are accepted.
    • Nomination will carry over for one-year if nominee does not receive the award.
  • Nomination letter that includes:
    • How long and in what capacity nominator has known the nominee
    • Why should this individual receive the Gretchen Laatsch Outstanding Service Award
    • How has the nominee contributed to Region VI (or any former regions now part of Region VI)? Please be specific and share examples
    • What differentiates this nominee from others? 
    • In what other ways has the nominee furthered the growth and goals of Region VI?

 

Updated May 17, 2016