Captain of the Quarter - Human Resources - Christopher Newport University

Human Resources

Captain of the Quarter

Employee recognition is essential to attract and retain an engaged and highly qualified workforce.  It is the goal of the University to promote a program that recognizes and rewards the hard work and dedication of our Classified, Administrative/Professional, and Hourly employees on a quarterly basis.

  • Classified, Administrative/Professional, and Hourly employees are eligible.
  • Supervisor verification that the employee is in good standing with no active disciplinary action.
  • Employees cannot nominate themselves.

  • Nominations can be submitted for any eligible active employee by any student, faculty, or staff of the University.
  • Nominations may be submitted using the Nomination Form. Paper nominations will also be accepted in the Office of Human Resources.
  • All nominations will be reviewed by a committee with members representing departments across campus.
  • Human Resources will monitor the recognition program and awards to ensure fairness and equity throughout the process.
  • Nominations should be submitted no later than 5th of the month for the prior quarter.
    • January - March - nominations due by April 5th
    • April - June - nominations due by July 5th
    • July - September - nominations due by October 5th (This date will be Oct. 13 for this first year)
    • October - December - nominations due by January 5th
  • Employees cannot be selected more than once in a calendar year.

Award winners may draw for one of the following:

  • Athletics tickets - four pack (non-taxable)
  • Ferguson Center tickets - two pack (non-taxable)
  • A gift certificate to Captains Locker or Captains Cash in the amount of $50 (taxable)

All employees receiving the Captain of the Quarter will receive the following:

  • Letter and Certificate from President Kelly
  • Lunch with President Kelly (once a year with all award winners)
  • Captain of the Quarter Plaque
  • Parking Decal for next academic year (non-taxable)
  • Name and picture on HR website and in the HR Spinnaker Newsletter
  • Recognition at the Annual Service Award and Recognition Ceremony
  • Name listed on Captain of the Quarter plaque in Human Resources

Awards may be subject to appropriate tax withholding and will not be added to the employee’s base pay.

  • Wes Mann, Director of Buildings Operations, Auxiliary Services

Current Winner of Captain of the Quarter

  • Ivette Sabater, Locksmith, Facilities Management
    Ivette Sabater holding award standing with President Kelly and Ashley Andrews
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