May 4, 2005

Employees honored for years of service

Photo of: Honored staff
Among those honored at the Staff Awards Luncheon April 26 were employees who had 30 or 35 years of service. They included: (front row, left to right) Cristina Galeste, Marilyn Hopkins, Mary Jo Puthuff, Linda Maruyama, Otis Scott, (second row) Rosemary Quinn, Patricia Sonntag, Marcie Scherer, Edith Schmidt, (third row) Kathleen McCord, Holly Barrick, David Shannon, Liberato Aguinaldo, (back row) Jeffrey Williams, Lillie Jones and Tom Griffith.

More than 160 employees-representing 3,075 years of service to the University-were honored at the annual USA Staff Awards Luncheon last week. The sold-out event recognized Sacramento State staff and administrators as well as employees of Associated Students and University Enterprises for 10,15,20, 25, 30 and 35 years of service.

Those recognized included nine who have worked at the University for 35 years: Holly Barrick, UCCS; Kathleen McCord, College of Business Administration; David Shannon, Procurement; Jeffrey Williams, Receiving/Shipping; Thomas Griffith, Academic Advising; Carolyn Kenner, Financial Aid; Joleen Lee, Outreach; Cristina Galeste, Administrative Operations; and Jo Anne Breese, Teacher Education.

Honorees who have been at the University 10, 15 or 20 years received a pin in the shape of the Guy West Bridge. Employees recognized for 25, 30 or 35 years were presented with an engraved plaque or other award.


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