Roy Vogt Memorial Award For Exceptionally Meritorious Service
Roy Vogt Memorial Award for Exceptionally Meritorious Service Terms of Reference
The Roy Vogt Memorial Award was established at the 1998 Annual Meeting of the Faculty Association in honour of Roy Vogt, a Past President of the University of Manitoba Faculty Association. The award is regarded as the highest honour of the Association, and will be presented to an Association member or past member in recognition of particularly outstanding service to the Association. The award will be a certificate, as well as a contribution to a charity chosen by the award winner, such as the University libraries, the student hardship fund, or the CAUT Harry Crowe Foundation. If the member has not already been a recipient, the member will also be simultaneously nominated to receive the CAUT Dedicated Service Award.
The Association will make a $500 monetary donation to the charity of the recipient’s choice. In the event that there is more than one recipient in a year, the Association will make a $500 monetary donation for each of the recipients.
Normally one Award will be presented each year, if and when suitable nominations are received. The invitation for nominees shall be communicated in email communication to all members on an annual basis.
- Candidates must be members or past members of the University of Manitoba Faculty Association;
- Candidates' achievement(s) may include but are not limited to the following: organizational leadership, collective bargaining, policy implementation, publication, or dedicated service to or on behalf of the University of Manitoba Faculty Association;
- The outstanding quality of the contribution may derive from the result of a single project or activity, or the accumulation of efforts through consistent involvement over a long period of time in supporting the work of the Faculty Association in the University and the university community.
Individual members or UMFA committees will be invited to submit nominations for the Roy Vogt Memorial Award.
Nominations should include the following:
- a letter of nomination giving a detailed statement describing the specific contributions and achievements of the candidate in service to the Association; and
- letters of support.
Authority for Granting the Award
The Executive will review the nominations, and recommend one or more names to the Board of Representatives, which makes the decision. A suitable announcement shall be made to the membership and the public.
Roy Vogt Memorial Award for Exceptionally Meritorious Service Past Recipients
The Roy Vogt Memorial Award for Exceptionally Meritorious Service was presented to these UMFA Members in recognition of their outstanding service to the University of Manitoba Faculty Association.