Julie Kopfer Memorial Staff Member of the Year Award

Congratulations to Rebecca Brierley, Assistant Dean and Director of Communications and Alumni Relations, our 2022 Julie Kopfer Memorial Staff Member of the Year!

Becky was praised by her colleagues for her dedication and hard work:

  • "Becky has been confronted with several challenges that were unique/unusual and she really stepped up to help the school put its best foot forward."
  • "She has done an excellent job and has been very helpful in reaching out and crafting communications."
  • "She's very much a team player and a great citizen of the school."

About the Julie Kopfer Memorial Staff Member of the Year Award

The Julie Kopfer Memorial Staff Member of the Year Award recognizes an outstanding staff member of our school community. Consideration is given to those staff who, in the past year, went above and beyond their required position duties to positively impact members of the school. Nominations may be submitted from the school’s faculty, staff and students.

This award is named in memory of Julie Kopfer, a treasured colleague and friend who always exemplified the highest levels of dedication and teamwork.

Requirements and Criteria

  • Administrative, research, and professional staff are eligible. Previous winners are eligible for non-consecutive years. Faculty members are ineligible.
  • Minimum of 1 year of service.
  • The nominator should include a paragraph of the nominee's job duties/responsibilities in their nomination submission (or the nominee may submit their performance program at their discretion).
  • The nomination should include specific example(s) of why the nominee deserves recognition. These examples should include impact on the school; professionalism and attitude; efficiency/effectiveness of their work; initiation of ideas; adaptability and flexibility; committee involvement; and other professional recognitions.