The Secretariat organization at Illinois announced that Susan Key, the director of portfolio human resources in the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research has been named the 2017 Boss of the Year.
The Secretariat is comprised of U. of I. staff members in certain civil services classifications. Kate Day nominated Key, her supervisor, for the annual award, which is celebrated during Bosses Week each year.
Additional nominees who were honored at a recent luncheon include Amy Hubbard, a business administrative associate in Illinois International Programs, nominated by Jill Oullette; and Beth McKown, an office administrator at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications, nominated by Stacy Dudzinski.
The Secretariat’s 2016 Boss of the Year, Mariah Bonner McDuffie, an associate dean for advancement in the College of Media, presented a talk on leadership during the event.