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The Office of the President and the Staff Council are pleased to announce the 2018 recipients of the Gerald W. May Outstanding Staff Award!

November 27, 2018

At the time UNM President Gerald W. May created this presidential award for staff he said, "Staff is critical to the success of our University, and the recipients of this award are notable because they all lead by their example." Congratulations to the following 2018 recipients! To be selected for this prestigious award is truly an honor and achievement.

Kevin Brown – Program Specialist: College of University Libraries & Learning Sciences (CULLS)

“At all times Kevin conducts himself with professionalism and integrity… His professionalism and calm demeanor and knowledge of library resources is his greatest service to the UNM community.”

John D. Couch – Supervisor, Maintenance & Construction: HSC PPD Facilities Management/Facilities Maintenance

“John is Area 2’s greatest resource and valued asset… his ability to maintain his composure, to think quickly, and provide safe and prudent decisions during times of duress has assisted in limiting damages and potentially avoiding the loss of life.”

Glenda Johnson – Transfer Articulation Manager: Office of the Registrar

“Glenda truly believes in putting students first, which means that we need to do everything possible to ensure they can achieve their goals without being held up by university process.”

Katherine Love – Special Events Coordinator: Engineering Student Success Center

“If the University had a heart, its name would be Katherine Love.”

Tracy Wenzl – Unit Administrator 2: Center for Advanced Research Computing (CARC)

“Tracy is, simply put, and outstanding staff member whose excellence has been essential to the Center's recent success and growth.”

The Staff Council would like to cordially invite the campus community to join President Stokes and Staff Council Representatives at a ceremony honoring this year's recipients on Thursday, December 6, 2018, from 2:30 – 4:00 p.m. in the SUB, Ballroom C.

The Staff Council would also like to extend a personal invitation to all past recipients of the Gerald W. May Outstanding Staff Award to be our special guest at the ceremony honoring this year's recipients. Let us celebrate as we add five more names to the perpetual plaque that hangs in Scholes Hall!

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