Congratulations to the 2024 DFA Award Winners

The Collaborator Award acknowledges a staff member that consistently collaborates with colleagues within and external to the division, to achieve a goal in alignment with the DFA Guiding Principles and strategic priorities. A successful nomination packet for the DFA Collaborator Award should include examples of how the nominee meets the majority of the following criteria. Nominations must be to acknowledge work completed between December 2022 and December 2023.

The DFA Collaborator Award recipient regularly exhibits characteristics such as:

  • Ensures follow-through, is dependable and clearly contributes to the common vision and mission. 
  • Provides consistently positive interactions and is committed to the common goal of advancing the DFA strategic priorities with a helpful attitude.
  • Typically delivers more than is expected. 
  • Exhibits knowledge and competency, providing clear and transparent communication to all audiences. 
  • Proactively offers contributions to the shared goal. 
  • Contributes to improvements in the quality of service to students, staff, faculty and/or the public through timely responsiveness and resourcefulness. 
Award: Individual Award of $300


Questions regarding the nomination survey and the evaluation process can be directed to