NACAS Awards

2020 award nominations are due July 8 — Submit today!

Submit a Nomination

Deserved Recognition

On your campus, you and your colleagues work hard to break new ground, implement innovation, and achieve success. Now it is time to honor these achievements by nominating yourself or someone you know for a NACAS award. Your nominations make our community a better place and ensure excellence is promoted.

This year’s nomination window closes July 8, 2020.

Awards & Scholarships

NACAS, with the financial support of the NACAS Education Foundation, honors the best and brightest in our industry with 13 different award & scholarship categories. Nominated by their professional peers, award winners are announced and honored at each year’s C3X Annual Conference & Expo.

Award and scholarship opportunities include:

2020 Award Winners

Congratulations to our 2020 NACAS Member Award winners! Your creativity, dedication to auxiliaries, and commitment to higher education have impacted not only your schools but all of NACAS.

Award

Name

Institution/Company

Robert F. Newton Award for Distinguished Service

Carlos Garcia, CASP

University of Colorado - Colorado Springs

Edwin R. Golden Award for Inclusive Excellence

Morris Arboretum Visitor Education and Guided Tours Program

University of Pennsylvania

Innovative Achievement in Auxiliary Services

Student Center & Event Services

University of California - Irvine

David H. Lord Award for Exemplary Community Service

Esmeralda C. Valdez

University of Houston

Dr. Wright L. Lassiter, Jr. Legacy Award

Emily A. Messa, PhD, CASP

University of Houston

Outstanding Business Partner of the Year

Chick-fil-A

Volunteer of the Year

Deborah T. Huebler

University of Houston

Silver Torch

Ronald L. Martel

Johnson & Wales University - Providence (Retired)

Central – Regional Mentor Award

Richard R. Thomas

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

Central – Regional Rising Star Scholarship, sponsored by The Spelman & Johnson Group

Jennifer Paiotti

Transact (Previously with Xavier University)

Central Region - Volunteer of the Year

Jason Maslanka

University of Illinois at Chicago

East – Regional Mentor Award

Christopher Bradie

University of Pennsylvania

East – Regional Rising Star Scholarship, sponsored by The Spelman & Johnson Group

Jonathan A. Kukta

Penn State - Berks

East Region - Volunteer of the Year

Diane L. Reynolds, MBA, CASP

Virginia Commonwealth University

South – Regional Mentor Award

Esmeralda C. Valdez

University of Houston

South – Regional Rising Star Scholarship, sponsored by The Spelman & Johnson Group

Rosario "Rosie" Ashley

University of Houston

South Region - Volunteer of the Year

Stephie Edgett

University of Texas at Arlington

West – Regional Mentor Award

Jeff Rensel

Arizona State University

West – Regional Rising Star Scholarship, sponsored by The Spelman & Johnson Group

Casey Kelly

Sonoma State University

West Region - Volunteer of the Year

W. Colin Moore

University of British Columbia