On July 22, Jan Albrecht was awarded the 2019 Thomas Ross Award. She is an executive assistant in UNCG Information Technology Services.

Albrecht serves on UNCG Staff Senate’s leadership team as External Affairs/Staff Assembly. She has served 9 of the past 10 years on UNCG Staff Senate, the last two years as a past co-chair. She is a delegate to the UNC System Staff Assembly.

This UNC System-wide award, presented by the Staff Assembly, honors “a member of the UNC Staff Assembly who has been proven an exemplary leader and one who inspires a shared vision on his/her campus and throughout the whole of the UNC Staff Assembly.”

Among the criteria for the award:

  • The creativity and leadership impact of a nominee’s achievements are of a magnitude that greatly exceeds the normal accomplishments of Staff Assembly colleagues
  • Nominee must exhibit sustained, distinguished and superb leadership achievement by modeling the way, inspiring a shared vision, challenging the process, enabling others to act and encouraging the heart of students, staff, faculty and other constituencies on his/her individual campus, as well as within the UNC Staff Assembly.

See more at https://myapps.northcarolina.edu/staffassembly/awards-scholarships/thomas-ross-award/