- Read “Award Overview” section prior to completing the nomination form.
- Type or print legibly when completing the nomination form and make sure all sections of the form are completed.
- Attach any supporting materials or additional statements/letters of support for the candidate (limit 3 attachments).
- Submit the completed nomination form to your Agency PRP Coordinator (NOT HRD).
Agency PRP Coordinator will then:
- Attach the appropriate resume to each nomination received within the agency.
- Convene internal screening committee to review all nominations and determine which nomination will be submitted to the Human Resources Division (HRD) for consideration of the Leadership and Mentoring Award.
- Review the final submission to be submitted to HRD ensuring that the nomination is complete with resume attached and any supporting documentation.
- Obtain Agency Head signature on the nomination form to verify approval of the nomination.
- Email the completed nomination packet, including resume and supporting documentation, to Nancy.W.Daiute@hrd.state.ma.us.
All nominations must be submitted to HRD by June 8, 2018 in order to be eligible for consideration.
About the Award
The Governor Paul Cellucci Award for Leadership and Mentoring in State Government was established with the purpose of honoring an outstanding leader in the area of mentoring in the workplace.
Recipients of this award play a vital role in preparing the Commonwealth's workforce of tomorrow by serving as a teacher, role model, and confidante to either a subordinate or peer in the workplace. The candidate for the Governor Paul Cellucci Award for Leadership and Mentoring in State Government has made an ongoing commitment to the professional development of their fellow employee, sharing their expertise and transferring their knowledge in a capacity that goes far beyond the standard expectations of the job.
Executive Branch or Higher Education employees who have been in state service for 2 years as of March 26, 2018 are eligible to be nominated for the Governor Paul Cellucci Award for Leadership and Mentoring in State Government. This is an individual award; groups are not eligible for nomination.
An individual does not have to be a recipient of the 2018 Citation for Outstanding Performance in order to be eligible for this award.
An individual may be nominated by a supervisor, peer, subordinate, professional colleague or someone who is familiar with the person's work.
Agency heads and college presidents are not eligible to receive this award.
The ideal candidate for the Governor Paul Cellucci Award for Leadership and Mentoring in State Government:
- Is passionate about good government and the important services being provided to the agency's customers and clients;
- Plays a direct role in the professional development of a fellow employee within his or her department on an ongoing, day-to-day, basis;
- Serves as a resource and mentor to that individual;
- Helps the individual reach their goals;
- Shares his or her own valuable time and knowledge;
- Shows a continued interest in the individual's growth and development;
- Provides leadership in the workplace;
- Inspires others to serve as mentors and plays a part in succession planning in the workplace.
Screening committees throughout the individual agencies will review all submissions within their own agency. Each agency will select a nomination to forward to the Human Resources Division (HRD) for consideration.
A Selection Committee consisting of the Chief Human Resources Officer and his Advisory Council will review all the nominations submitted. The committee will be chaired by the Chief Human Resources Officer or his or her designee. The Selection Committee will then recommend to the Governor the candidate they believe to be most worthy of the award.
It is expected that final candidate(s) for the Governor Paul Cellucci Award for Leadership and Mentoring in State Government be in full compliance, prior to selection, with all Local, State, and Federal tax obligations, and with any court ordered child support obligation. Accordingly, the Department of Revenue will be asked to determine whether the candidate has filed all applicable tax payments and court-ordered child support payments in a timely manner.
The Governor makes all final selection decisions.