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Spring 2022 Presidential Excellence Award Recipients

All winners will be recognized at the Presidential Awards Ceremony Luncheon during the 2023 Professional Development Forum.

Presidential Excellence Award – Administrative & Professional

First Place:  Heather Burk, Manager of Clinical Research, Psychology

Runner Up:   Michael Malec, Interim Director, Counseling Center

Presidential Excellence Award - USPS

First Place:  Brittany Duffy, Academic Support Specialist, Academic Affairs

Presidential Quality Customer Service Award

Winner: Student Health Services


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Presidential SPOT Award

Award Winners:

  • Brandon Barfield, C-Tech, Information Technology Services
  • Erin Byrd, Assistant Director, Budget
  • Amanda Ennis, Public Relations Coordinator, Media Relations
  • Alicia Erchul, Coordinator Budgets, College of Arts and Sciences Dean’s Office
  • David Flatt, Parking Services Supervisor, Parking & Transportation Services
  • India Hamilton, SAS Specialist, Student Accessibility Services
  • Pernell McGhee, Maintenance Mechanic, Physical Facilities
  • Michael McGuire, Assistant Director, Planning
  • Karen McSheffrey, Office Manager, Student Health Services
  • Michael Morris, Coordinator Budgets, Digital Learning and Innovation
  • Alexandra Orellana, RN, Student Health Services
  • Taylor Sartin, Maintenance Mechanic, Maintenance and Energy Management, Physical Facilities
  • Judy Sherburne, Manager Student Systems, Information Technology Services
  • Thomas Stewart, Systems Engineer, Information Technology Services
  • Nathaniel Swanson, IT Systems Engineer, Information Technology Services
  • Leanne Thomas, Manager Accounts Payable, Controller
  • Todd Vatter, Assistant Director, Administration and Finance
  • Amy Williams, Budget Specialist, Student Accessibility Services
  • Sam Xia, Analytical Instrumentation Manager, Chemistry


  • Julie Baker-Townsend, Advanced Practice RN-Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner, Student Health Services
  • Gerry Bates, Supervisor, Physical Facilities
  • Dena Begle, RN Co-Lead, Student Health Services
  • Christopher Dann, Coordinator IT Support, Information Technology Services
  • Ellie Denison, Administrative Assistant, Undergraduate Studies
  • Kyle Hale, Technical Support Specialist, Registrar’s Office
  • Kevin McWeeney, Recycle Refuse Worker, Physical Facilities
  • Julie Shapiro, RN, Student Health Services
  • Sam Thomas, Medical Director, Student Health Services
  • Susana Watts, Assistant Director CCB Operations, Coggin College of Business