The Department of Defense Education Activity’s Donald H. Golaszewski Award for Policy Writing

Mr. Donald H. Golaszewski who, as the DoDEA Safety Officer, determinedly pursued the actions required to compose, coordinate, and publish high-quality, timely, and lasting policy.

The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Donald H. Golaszewski Certificate for Policy Writing is presented to staff who exemplify commitment and excellence in policy writing.  This Certificate is posthumously named in honor of Mr. Donald H. Golaszewski who, as the DoDEA Safety Officer, determinedly pursued the actions required to compose, coordinate, and publish high-quality, timely, and lasting policy.  Don's policy work was the first to successfully meet the demands of an ongoing, multi-year effort to update agency policies.  His efforts continue to be an inspiration to DoDEA policy writers and all those involved in the current DoDEA Issuance Management Program.  The development and maintenance of DoDEA policy remains a vital and fundamental endeavor and is the critical foundational element from which it successfully accomplishes its global mission.

Name Division Awarded
Charles Kelker EP&O May 2023
Cheryl O’Connor EP&O
Jennifer Warren OPLP
Joy Medley EP&O
Lisa Gossart OGC
Lorna Denniston RM
Nurit Anderson OGC
Patrick Martin EP&O
Melissa Heiser HR September 2021
Tatiana Galitzin IT June 2019
Nicole Hutcheson HR December 2018
Taylor York Civil Rights June 2018
Todd Schlitz RM December 2017
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