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Awards

 

Awards &

Recognition 

The Rising Star Award was established by MMANC in 2007 as part of the Inaugural Women’s Leadership Summit.  The Rising Star Award is presented to a female MMANC member that demonstrates the leadership skills crucial to sound local government, the ethics that are core to MMANC, seeks out opportunities for professional development and has demonstrated the following during her career:

  • Primary career focus has been in local government
  • Has been employed in the profession for 10 years or less either as an administrative analyst, assistant, specialist, management analyst or senior management analyst
  • Exhibits exemplary performance and commitment to the employee’s organization or department
  • Contributes to the organization as a leader, motivator and innovator
  • Has taken a proactive approach to her own personal and professional development

FIRST PLACE - STUDENT RESEARCH COMPETITION

California State University, Stanislaus

The Stanislaus State Student Research Competition promotes excellence in student research and creative activity by recognizing outstanding student scholarship across all disciplines. Students present their research before a panel of faculty judges; top presenters in each category earn monetary awards; and delegates are nominated to compete at the statewide CSU Research Competition, where they compete against other outstanding scholars in the CSU system.

Topic: Mandatory State Water Restrictions’ Financial Impact on California Cities. Faculty Sponsor, Dr. Nicholas Pinhey.

Advanced to 30th CSU Annual Statewide Student Research Competition at CSU Bakersfield on April 29-30, 2016.

 


The President’s Award is presented at the Immediate Past President’s discretion to a member who has gone above and beyond to support MMANC during the prior year.


The Regional Professional Award is given to an outstanding Region Co-Chair/Board Member who has demonstrated a commitment to the work of MMANC.

 


Wes McClure, for whom the annual scholarship was named, worked as City Manager of San Leandro for 28 years. He passed away at the age of 94 on December 20, 2009. Wes had many outstanding attributes, including an unparalleled ability to listen. His patience and skill in this regard contributed enormously to his successful career working with city councils and impacted CCMF directly during the formation of the foundation, in which Wes played an integral part. This award was created in honor of Wes’s outstanding and significant contributions to the City Manager’s Department, League of California Cities, the State of California and the City Management profession.

$1,500 scholarship awarded to a graduate student interested in pursuing (or already working in) a career in local government. Eligibility includes those currently in graduate school or who have been accepted into a graduate program for the Fall semester. Successful applicants will be attending (or graduating from) a public or private university or college in California and interested in pursuing a career in (or be actively working in) local government. Applications include a cover letter and a short essay.

 


 

$3,000 fellowship awarded to a student of the Master of Public Administration Program. Award criteria is based equally on GPA, quality of resume, a personal essay about goals and motivations for public service career.

CONSTANTINO & CLEMENTINA DEMERGASSO GRADUATE FELLOWSHIP

California State University, Stanislaus


SECOND PLACE - STUDENT RESEARCH COMPETITION

California State University, Stanislaus

 

The Stanislaus State Student Research Competition promotes excellence in student research and creative activity by recognizing outstanding student scholarship across all disciplines. Students present their research before a panel of faculty judges; top presenters in each category earn monetary awards; and delegates are nominated to compete at the statewide CSU Research Competition, where they compete against other outstanding scholars in the CSU system.

Topic: The Potential Impact of Self-Injection Sites on California’s Healthcare Spending. Faculty Sponsor, Dr. Elaine Peterson.


$1,500 scholarship funded by a leadership gift from the City of Guelph and donations from business and community leaders, this scholarship was established in 2002. Awarded to a student based on volunteer activities or community service contributions. Selection will include equally weighted consideration of academic performance, leadership both on and off campus and financial need.

CITY OF GUELPH 175TH ANNIVERSARY AWARD

Guelph Community Foundation


WILLIAM & NONA HEASLIP SCHOLARSHIP

University of Guelph

$45,000 scholarship awarded to an undergraduate student in their second year of study. Consideration is given to strong academic performance and community involvement.


$1,500 scholarship awarded to a student who:

  • shows academic excellence;
  • shows responsibility and leadership
  • is involved in their local and scholastic community; and
  • is working towards a career that will advocate, promote and enhance the success of women.

YOUNG WOMEN IN NETWORKING AWARD

Guelph Women in Networking


Awarded to an individual under the age of 17 who is involved in worthwhile community service, is contributing while living with a limitation, has performed an heroic act, demonstrates individual excellence, or is going above and beyond to help others.

RUNNER UP - JUNIOR CITIZEN OF THE YEAR

Ontario Community Newspapers Association