The Presidential Excellence Awards Committee is pleased to announce the winners of the Fall 2014 Presidential Excellence Awards. The award recipients will be publicly recognized at the annual Excellence Awards Ceremony during the Professional Development Forum May 5, 2015. 

 

   

 Presidential Excellence Awards – A&P  

 This award is given to administrative employees for notable contributions to the University that are significantly above and beyond the range of the job assignment and performance expectations. The first-place winner receives $2,000 and the second-place winner receives $800. 

   

 Fall 2014 

 •          First place: Valerie Stevenson, Controller, Controller's Office — Administration and Finance 

 •          Runner up: Ervin Lewis, Associate Athletics Director, Intercollegiate Athletics — President's Office 

   

 Presidential Excellence Awards –USPS/Out-of-Unit Faculty or OPS 

 The Presidential Excellence Award is given to USPS, Out-of-Unit Faculty or OPS staff for notable contributions to the University that are significantly above and beyond the range of the job assignment and performance expectations. The first-place winner receives $2,000 and the second-place winner receives $800. 

   

 Fall 2014 

 •          First place: Leslie Kaplan, Associate Director, Honors Program — Academic Affairs 

 •          Runner up: Michael Fritts, Classification Compensation Specialist, Office of Human Resources — Human Resources 

   

 Presidential Quality Customer Service Award 

 This award is granted to any UNF department that has contributed to the enhancement of quality customer service at the University, shown exceptional initiative in going the extra mile, provided service to internal and external customers with timely and appropriate follow-up, responded to the needs of students, patrons or customers and demonstrated improvement of customer service and satisfaction. The winning department receives $500 to be used for a departmental event. 

   

 Fall 2014 

 •          Accounts Payable Department — Administration and Finance  

   

 Presidential Spot Awards 

 The Spot Award is designed to reward someone for an act that seemingly took a simple effort but ultimately will have lasting positive effects on either students, faculty or visitors. Each recipient receives $100. 

   

 Stacy Derleth, Senior Library Associate, Thomas G. Carpenter Library, Academic Affairs 

 Kolanda Douglas, Coordinator, Equal Opportunity Programs, Equal Opportunity and Diversity, Human Resources 

 Ernest Gamble, Senior Groundskeeper, Physical Facilities, Administration and Finance 

 Angela Graham, Senior Treasury Associate, Treasury, Administration and Finance 

 Sid Halfhil, Maintenance Mechanic, Maintenance and Energy Management, Administration and Finance 

 Cristina Hebling, Coordinator of Advising and Academics, Honors Program, Academic Affairs 

 Chuck Hubboch, Assistant Director, Physical Facilities, Administration and Finance 

 Casey Knowles, Accounts Payable Representative, Controller's Office, Administration and Finance 

 Samantha Lento, Coordinator of Facilities Management, Housing and Residence Life, Student Affairs 

 Natalie Mack, Document Scanning Associate, Registrar's Office, Enrollment Services, Academic Affairs 

 Albina Mikhaylova, Assistant Director of Research Program Services, Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Academic Affairs 

 Susie Parks, Executive Secretary, Thomas G. Carpenter Library, Academic Affairs 

 Elizabeth Peter, Adviser, Honors Program, Academic Affairs 

 Hans Priepke, Manager of Application Systems, Enterprise Systems, ITS, Administration and Finance 

 Sabina Rahman, Assistant Child Development Teacher, Child Development Center, Student Affairs 

 Joseph Schermann, Maintenance Mechanic, Physical Facilities, Administration and Finance 

 Michael Trotter, Shipping and Receiving Supervisor, Purchasing, Administration and Finance 

 Paul Yoeman, Assistant Director, Physical Facilities, Administration and Finance