2018 MBA CSEA Award Winners

Congratulations to our 2018 Award Winners, and thanks to all of them for their service and contributions!

Sean Ferguson, Asia School of Business in Collaboration with MIT Sloan
Service Award: significant One-Time Contribution

Sean received this award for his significant contributions to the leadership of the 2018 Asian Conference. Since joining the board in 2016, Sean has been a strong driver of increasing MBA CSEA's presence in Asia and has played a significant role in getting new schools and employers involved in the organizaiton. This year, Sean served as Board Liaison for the conference. After leadership transitions within the conference committee, Sean saw a need and stepped up to also serve as one of the conference co-chairs. In addition to that, he played a signficiant role in leading the programs committee and securing high quality speakers for the event. Sean's leadership and dedication had a tremendous impact on the success of the event.

Margaret Roberts, Eberhart School of Business, University of the Pacific
Service Award: Significant Contributions Over Time

Margaret received this awared for her significant contributions to the organization. Since first getting involved in 2010, Margaret has assumed a number of significant leadership roles - including the Global Conference Programs Committee, two terms as Vice President/Global Conference Liaison, and two terms as Conference Co-Chair. This year, she led the efforts of the local employer outreach team. Margaret always steps up when asked to take on a leadership role, and puts a tremendous amount of time and passion into the organization.

Karen Dowd, Simon School of Business, University of Rochester
Service Award: Significant Contributions Over Time and Honorary Lifetime Membership

Karen was active during the pre-incorporation days of this organization, and has maintained active involvement in the 20+ years since that time. She has served on the Board over multiple terms, including holding the officer role of Board Secretary. She has been active on Conference Committees, including significant leadership in the development and execution of our first stand-alone Asia Conference in Hong Kong. She is an author and co-author of multiple career and organizational management books, and a highly collegial member of MBA CSEA. Karen is retiring from the industry this year, and we are pleased to provide her with an Honorary Lifetime Membership.

Tom Kozicki, Paul Merage School of Business, University of California Irvine
Lifetime Leadership Award and Honorary Lifetime Membership

Tom has been heavily involved in the organization since its beginning: his name is included on MBA CSC's Articles of Incorporation; he has served as President of the Board of Directors; he has served multiple Board terms; he has chaired multiple committees, including co-chairing Standards; he has co-chaired conferences; he provided leadership on the creation of the Specialized Masters Employment Reporting Standards. Tom has provided dedicated leadership and service to this organization for more than 20 years. Tom is retiring this year, and we are pleased to provide him with an Honorary Lifetime Membership.