Employees honored at Staff Recognition Luncheon
NDSU employees were honored for years of service and excellence on the job during the 2009 NDSU Staff Recognition Luncheon on April 9.
A total of 186 employees with five, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35 and 40 years of service, along with 12 retirees, were recognized.
Receiving Employee Recognition Awards in the professional band were Patrick Beauzay, research specialist; Jackie Schluchter, associate director of orientation and student success; and Sara Tanke, director of advancement in the College of Pharmacy, Nursing, and Allied Sciences. Bonnie Erickson, administrative assistant in the Office of Institutional Research and Analysis; Jean Hagen, administrative secretary in aerospace studies; and Nancy Mueller, student service coordinator in orientation and student success were honored in the office support band. Todd Emarine, systems mechanic, was recognized from the crafts and trades band, and the recipients from the service band were custodians Larry Doll and Dan Krogen.
The 2009 Team Award went to Heidi Bills, Robert Dirk and Connie Eggers in the College of Human Development and Education.
President Joseph A. Chapman gave remarks, and awards were presented by Craig Schnell, provost and vice president for academic affairs; D.C. Coston, vice president for agriculture and university extension; Evie Myers, vice president for equity, diversity and global outreach; John Adams, vice president for finance and administration; Jeff Gerst, associate vice president for information technology and chief information officer; Phil Boudjouk, vice president for research, creative activities and technology transfer; Prakash Mathew, vice president for student affairs; Keith Bjerke, vice president for university relations and Vance Olson, president of Staff Senate. Najla Ghazi Amundson, media relations director, was the master of ceremonies.