PAWS

About the Award

Nomination Form 

The PAWS (People Appreciate Wonderful Staff) Award is presented to a staff member who provides exceptional service to the UNM community. This staff exemplifies University values and shows initiative outside of their job scope. Branch campuses are included in these awards. 

The Staff Council Rewards and Recognition Committee selects a recipient from candidates nominated quarterly by members of the UNM community.

Recipients are presented with an engraved plaque shaped like a paw!

 

PAWS Recipients

2023: Beverly K. Bracker, Alaina Martinez

2022: Mark Reynolds, Autumn Collins, Debra Stottlemyer, Pamela Kirchner

*From 2011 - 2021 the PAWS was awarded montly; from 2022 on, it is a quarterly award. 

2021: Debra Sparks, Karen McEleny, Monica Vlad, Jessica Lewis-Gonzalez, Cheyenne Blanton, Beth Ha, Sean Gonzales

2020: Frank Borja, Lauren Lewis, Diana Meijers, Marisa Marquez, Reed Vawter, Marty Apodaca, Rosemary Melndrez, Debra Montana, Javier Flores

2019: Desiree Gathings, David Hansen, Megan Boarders, Lynette Eisenbeck, Alan Billau, Sophie Shemas, Marnie Goldberg, Elizabeth Espinosa, Rebecca Colon, Tiffany Martinez-Durant, Douglas Williams, Teresa Natera

2018: Ruben Zurita, Nathan Molina, JJ Conn, Sandra Griffenberg, Barbara Cohen, Lydia Wolberg, Luzelva Arambula, Sarina Ochoa, Katie Fletcher, Jessica Stanton, Patricia Esquibel

2017:  Edwina Garcia, Jason Quinn, Debra Schaffer, Janet Werner, Arleen Montoya-Anaya, Leonel Diaz, Robert Duren, Teresa Quintana, Shalom Bond, Shannon Saavedra, Ariana Delmerico

2016: Dianne Perea, Amaris Swann, Kelly Morantes, Nicole (Niki) Montoya, Catherine Brandenburg, Bernadette Jaramillo-Peck, Tasha Santistevan, Denise Rivera, Laura Vele Buchs, Carli Maldonado, Renee Conklin, Gary Bednorz

2015: Smith Frederick, Barbara Conley, Pam Agoyo, Angela Beauchamp, Marcie Valencia, Marlena Bermel, Rita Chavez, Jan Schmidt, Tracy Ingalls, Luis Arias, Shannon Kindilien, Lisa Romero

2014: Elyse Gerol, Shoshana R. Handel, La'Tasia Dyer, Alfredo Ruiz, Pari Noskin, Latayah York, Bryan Suhr, Clebert Garcia, Julie Morrison, Jeff Brumfield, Mariah Harrison, Karen Wright

2013: Dianne Perea, Stacia Jackson, Patsy Lucero, Jessica Jaramillo, Gary Bednorz, Dean Jojola, Katrinia Sweetland, Grandon Gomez, Lowell Gibbs, Nancy Pellman, Jason Blankenship, Dorothy M. Martinez

2012: John P. Maguire, Patricia McCormick, Sharon McComas, Mary Jacintha, Dawn Gunter, Cathy Chalk, Bonnie Verardo, Larry Crum, Julia Middendorf, Ed Segotta, Sarah Kieltyka, Jana Fothergill

2011: Pablino Chavez, Berlynn Ranck, Shirley Mitchell, Charlene Chavez-Tunney 







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Phone: (505) 277-1532
Email: scouncil@unm.edu 

 

Mailing Address

UNM Staff Council
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