2022 NYSAEOP Award Recipients

2022 NYSAEOP Office Professional of the Year

Terry Mitchell presented Liz Vazquez with her plaque honoring Liz as NYSAEOP Office Professional of the Year at the Annual Conference held in Ithaca, NY in October 2022.


Elizabeth “Liz” Vazquez

2022 NYSAEOP Office Professional of the Year



Congratulations to Elizabeth “Liz” Vazquez, this year’s NYSAEOP Office Professional of the Year (OPY). Liz is a Senior School Secretary Bilingual with the Rochester City School District (RCSD). She has held this position for the past 20 years. She has been an employee of RCSD for 30 years.


Family, Education and Professional Development are very important to Liz.


Liz and her husband, Robert, have been married 36 years and have three sons, Jonathan, Nicholas & Anthony. They also have two grandchildren, twins Adrian and Arian.


Liz has an Associate Degree in Business Administration, a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration and Certificate in Ministry. She has received recognition for Certified Educational Office Employee (CEOE) and Bachelor Degree, Option II from the National Association of Educational Office Professional (NAEOP).


Liz joined NYSAEOP in 2017 and her first conference was at Bonnie Castle in Alexandria Bay, NY. Shortly after joining she became a member of the Executive Board and has served as Treasurer and Membership Chair. She has also been a member of NAEOP since 2017 and serves on the Budget Committee for the newly formed Northeast Area of NAEOP. Liz also serves as 2022 Secretary for the Amigas Conectadas and is founder of REST (Reaching, Empowering Souls Together) Ministry.


As you can see, Liz is a very well-rounded educational office professional and personally a very, very warm person.

2022 NYSAEOP Administrator of the Year

There were no entries for Administrator of the Year in 2022. Please consider nominating a worthy administrator for the 2023 award.

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