Campus Safety Magazine Now Accepting Director of the Year Nominations
Know a deserving campus security director, police chief or emergency manager? Submit your Director of the Year nomination today!
Campus Safety magazine is now accepting nominations for the 2017 Campus Safety Director of the Year program. Nominations are due Dec. 18, 2017. If you know a hospital, university or school campus police chief, director of public safety and security, or emergency manager who goes above and beyond the call of duty, demonstrating outstanding leadership skills, ingenuity, selflessness and overall achievement, we encourage you to submit his or her (or your) nomination.
How to Win
Following these four steps will ensure your nomination has the best chance of getting the judges’ attention:
- Clearly describe in a reasonable amount of detail the accomplishments of your nominee
- Provide specific examples that demonstrate his or her achievements
- Whenever possible, provide quantifiable data as to why your nominee deserves to win
- Get your materials in on time, including recommendations from other administrators and employees
The award winner will receive:
- Special editorial coverage and photos in a future issue of Campus Safety magazine
- Recognition in the campus safety and security community
- A custom plaque
Last year’s winners were Buffalo State College Police Chief Peter Carey, Memorial Healthcare Director of Public Safety Jeff Hauk and Georgetown County School District Director of Safety and Risk Management Alan Walters. Jeffrey Besong, who is the assistant vice president of public safety and chief of police at Point Part University was runner-up.
Carey, who won in the higher education ategory, impressed the judges with his department’s accreditation by the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services as well as his creation of his department’s bike patrol. Hospital category winner Hauk demonstrated his expertise by establishing a standalone department of public safety and saving his organization $10,000 per year by installing LED lighting. In the K-12 track, judges were impressed with Walters’ rewriting of his district’s emergency operations plan and his arranging for the evacuations, shelters and recovery sites in response to Hurricane Matthew.
Send Us Your Nomination
If you know of a campus police chief, security director or emergency manager who deserves this kind of recognition, nominate them today! Additional information that will help you prepare your 2017 nomination can be found here or by visiting CampusSafetyMagazine.com/DOY2017.
Good luck to all of our nominees. May the best director win!