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Employee Recognition Committee



The function of the Employee Recognition Committee is to coordinate the Staff Recognition Luncheon held each Spring.   At this luncheon, individual staff members are recognized for their dedicated years of service to the University.   Also recognized are the outstanding employees who were named Employees of the Month during the year.   

NOTE: The number of members on this committee is not restricted. All staff who wish to participate in this committee should contact the Staff Senate


Current membership:



Term Department
Cheri Marcham 2012-14 Environ. Health & Safety
Scott Davis 2012-14 ORA
Leah Lewis 2012-14 Cancer Center
Carol Clure 2012-14 College of Allied Health
Heather Markgraf 2012-14 Budget
Nikki Neel, Co-Chair 2012-14 Parking and Transportation
Debbie Arnold 2012-14 College of Allied Health
Kimberley Johnson 2012-14 College of Allied Health
George Schmerer 2012-14 Police Department
Kathy Hazelbaker, Co-Chair 2012-14 OB/GYN
Cina Olivarez 2012-14 Family Medicine
Christi Madden 2012-14 Pediatrics
Patsy Kouhdari 2012-14 Urology
Pat Vinson, Advisor 2013-15 College of Allied Health
Mary Baisch 2013-15 Family Medicine
Paula Meder 2013-15 College of Pharmacy
Laura Lopez 2013-15 Family Medicine
Pat Word 2013-15 Financial Services
Rachel Hammons 2013-15 Cancer Center


committee details:

  • Staff Senate Standing Committee
  • Consists of at least eight (8) members, serving 2-year staggered terms (terms begin July 1 and expire June 30)
  • Co-Chairs of the committee are appointed annually by the Chair of the HSC Staff Senate
  • The Past Chair of the committee may serve in an advisory capacity


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