Distinguished Service Nomination Form The Distinguished Service Nomination Form is provided for your convenience. Distinguished Service Nomination Form (PDF)
The Distinguished Service Awards are given annually in recognition of exceptional performance, achievement, or demonstration of supreme qualities of character and culture so extraordinary as to set the individual Generations employee apart from his or her peers. There are seven categories of award recognizing specific achievements, some eligible only by specific job position or length of employment.
Nominations may be submitted on the Distinguished Service Nomination Form (PDF) and submitted by email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or by mail to Generations, Attn: Distinguished Service Nomination, at 8601 SE Causey Avenue, Portland, OR 97086.
Please see your community’s HR Director for a list of award categories and nomination criteria.
The Wendell White Leadership Award
Named in honor of the storied career of our Founder, this award is won by those individuals who demonstrate extraordinary personal success in all 5 key Generations Values; qualify for criteria under Vitality, Service, Stewardship, and Teamwork awards; develop mentorship relationships with staff; demonstrate innovation and entrepreneurial leadership; and are instrumental to the campus-wide integration of our mission.
The Robert W. White Vitality Award
Named for our President-Emeritus, this award is achieved by individuals who demonstrate tremendous commitment to fostering Vitality – whole-person wellbeing and growth – at a Generations campus; effectively communicate and share the Vitality vision; empower and motivate those around them; influence and champion positive wellness outcomes in others; and role-model balanced wellbeing.
The Mabel Maddock Service Award
The Stewardship Award
The Teamwork Award
One of the most competitive categories, those recognized as Teamwork Award title-holders foster cooperation and collaboration; are flexible and motivated; are instrumental in the development peers; performed job duties with excellence; demonstrate humility, integrity, inclusiveness, and compassion; live and embrace all 4 aspects of Fish Philosophy and the Generations Mission of Enhancing Lives and Celebrating the Excitement of Living!
The Rookie Award
The Sandy Warrick Award for Excellence
Named in honor of a celebrated Generations employee and open to employees with more than a decade of service at a Generations community, these notable individuals have campus-wide positive impact on both employees and residents; are identified as best-of-the best amongst peers; and are consummate role-models of the Generations Mission of Enhancing Lives and Celebrating the Excitement of Living!