An award given to an individual "for exceptional contributions not merely above and beyond superb performance of his/her job and service on committees, but for true selfless dedication of a major portion of him/herself to the entire WHOI community over a long period of time."
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Nominations for the Vetlesen Award, complete with justifications, should be submitted to the Human Resource office. The awards committee will then meet to review the nominations and to make their recommendations to the President in time for the formal presentations at the Employee Recognition Celebration.
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The committee is made up of the past year's Ryan Schrawder Awardee, a representative of the past year's Penzance Award, the past year's Vetlesen Awardee, a member of the Staff Committee, a member of the GMPC, a long-time Facilities employee, a long-time Marine/Ship Ops employee, a representative from the Directorate, and a member of the Recreation Committee.