Classified Senate

Classified Senate Department

Leo Contreras FHDA Classified Professional Service Award


To recognize and encourage excellence in service to the classified professionals and the students of the Foothill De Anza College District.


Classified professionals who are full-time, with a minimum two years’ employment with the Foothill De Anza College District.

Nomination Procedure

A Dean, Manager, and Administrator may submit one nomination no later than the published deadline, as posted on the FHDA Classified Professional Development Day Website.

The nomination should include information attesting to the nominee’s superior service in the following areas:

  • Service to classified professionals and students; committee work on campus and/or district.
  • Governance bodies and related activities.
  • Contributions to the campus/district’s programs to enhance equity and student success.

Awards Committee

The annual District FHDA Classified Professional Development Day Committee, which consists of classified professionals from the Foothill, Central Services, and De Anza Classified Senates.

Description of the Award

The award will be presented at the annual FHDA Classified Professional Development Day.  The recipient will receive an engraved award.


Nominations due to the 2018 FHDA Classified Professional Development Day Committee no later than March 15, 2018.

Committee: Lindsay West, Chris White, Erin Ortiz, Julie Brown, Vanessa Smith, Anthony Cervantes, La Donna Yumori-Kaku, Adriana Garcia, and Karen Hunter


2017 - Karen Hunter, De Anza College

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Last Updated: 2/2/18