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Service Recognition, Distinguished Performance Awards, and dedication of staff Centennial Wall of Honor are April 27

April 20, 2010 -- ASU's annual Distinguished Performance Awards and Service Recognition ceremony will this year feature the unveiling of the Staff Centennial Wall of Honor, recognizing 100 staff members who have made significant contributions to ASU in its 100-year history. Staff members chosen were required to have been employed by ASU for at least 10 years, as well as making significant contributions to the university.
The ceremony begins at 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 27, in Centennial Hall, ASU Student Union, and will be followed by a dessert reception in the Alumni Lounge.

Randy Martin, Staff Senate president, will provide a welcome and opening remarks for the 17th annual service recognition and distinguished performance awards ceremony. Chancellor Robert L. Potts  will make remarks and will then recognize staff for years of service as well as recognizing retirees.
Recognition for service notes those staff members who have served 40, 30, 25, 20, and 10 years at Arkansas State University. Those staff members retiring this year are also recognized.

Retirees are: Jerry Bailey, Facilities Management, Margaret Brewer, Career Planning and Placement, Jennus Burton, Systems Office, Janis Cook, Facilities Management, Kay Davis, Academic Affairs and Research, Darlene Etter, Athletics, Dorothy Flynn, Facilities Management, Joe Phillips, Facilities Management, Betty Pulford, Human Resources, Sue Marlay, University College, Mackie Smith, Institutional Services, and Lanny Tinker, Facilities Management.

Employees recognized for 10 years of service are: Karen Fullen, Johnna Redman, Angela Daniels, Wallace Brewer, Patricia Runyan, Tim Davis, Heath Kelly, Philip Hestand, Barbara Coker, Lon Badeaux, Sharon Dollar, Naomi Graves, Terrie Rolland, Angie Smith, Floyd Cozart, Peggy Campbell, Cynthia Miller, Timothy Cureton, Roy Perry, Mary Ray, Susan Crawford, Wendy Crist, Gail Rasberry, Myra Goodwin, Haley Stout, David Maloch, Ozie Brown, and April Konvalinka.

Employees recognized for 20 years of service are: Myron Flugstadt, Mark Berky, Martin Bryant, Margaret Watson, Jim Washam, Laura Cremeens, Tracey McMasters, David Carmack, Evone Roberts, Brian Tibbs, Joe Roy Kilburn, Paula Bradberry, Tim Smith, Tami Watlington, Willie LaGrone, Shannon Ellenburg, Mark Smith, Greg Beeler, and Christie Ollis.

Employees recognized for 25 years of service are: Jan Woodruff, Mary Smith, Marty Wolfe, Philip Jackson, Tom Moore, Linda Cole, and Mark Wade.

Employees recognized for 30 years of service are: Karen Vardell, Carol Byrd, Eugene Wittlake, Dorothy Thweatt, William R. Stripling, Sam Shannon, and David Gray.

Employee recognized for 40 years of service: Paula Lamb.

The presentation of the Distinguished Performance Awards, initiated in 1994
to recognize outstanding job performance and long-time service by the university’s non-faculty employees, both classified and non-classified, will begin with Ed Kremers, vice chancellor for Finance and Administration, who will present Distinguished Performance awards to three individuals--the Professional/Non-Faculty Award  to Terry Carty, the Skilled Crafts Award to Larry Darr, and the Service Maintenance Award to Ruth Ann Miles. Mark Hoeting, associate vice chancellor of Information Technology, will present the  Distinguished Performance Award-Executive Managerial to Margaret Watson. Dr. Glen Jones, senior associate vice chancellor for Academic Affairs and Research will present two awards--the Distinguished Performance Award-Professional/Non-Faculty to Darla Fletcher, and the Distinguished Performance Award-Technical/Para-Professional to Jennifer Douglas. Dr. J W Mason, associate vice chancellor for Administration, will present two awards-- the Distinguished Performance Award-Secretarial/Clerical to Polly Cronos, and the Distinguished Performance Award-Part-Time Employee to Soni Walton. Dan Pierce, Arkansas State University Board of Trustees member, will present the Distinguished Performance Award for Customer Service to Penny Payne. The Customer Service Award is determined based upon nominations by ASU students. Each winner of the Distinguished Performance Award will receive a plaque and a savings bond.

Randy Martin will then recognize the Centennial Staff Senators and detail the selection criteria for the 100 Outstanding Staff. A 10-minute video, created by Hunter West, Information and Technology Services, will then detail what seven staff members love about ASU. Staff members featured in the video are Phil Pickle, Information and Technology Services (retired), Ruth Hawkins, Arkansas Heritage SITES, Barbara Broadaway, Food Services (ASU retiree who currently works for Sodhexo), Ron Looney, Publications and Creative Services, Irene Martz, Academic Affairs and Research (retired), Janis Cook, Facilities Management, and Patrick Dixon, Residence Life. Sandra Bramblett, Billy Pierce, and Carolyn Douglas will then read the names of the 100 Outstanding Staff. Chancellor Potts, Randy Martin, Sandra Bramblett, Billy Pierce, and Carolyn Douglas will then unveil the Staff Centennial Wall of Honor. Refreshments will follow in Alumni Lounge.

The 100 Outstanding Staff are:

Oliver Armstrong
Finance and Administration

Jerry Bailey
Facilities Management

Carol Barnhill
Procurement Services

Greg Beeler
Facilities Management

Rosie Bilbrey
College of Business

Sherry Blevins
Finance and Administration

Gina Bowman
Media Relations

Brian Boyer
Women's Basketball

Paula Bradberry
First Year Studies

Margaret Brewer
Career Services

Marilyn Brewer
Chancellor's Office

Barbara Broadaway
Food Services

Sue Brown
Human Resources

Ron Carroll
Sports Medicine

Terry Carty
Facilities Management

Janis Cook
Facilities Management

Ken Cooper
University Police

Gerald Craig
Financial Aid

Laura Cremeens
Student Affairs

Kay Davis
Academic Affairs and Research

D. A. Davis
Environmental Health and Safety

Tim Dean
Convocation Center

Patrick Dixon
Residence Life

H.E. Cap Eldridge

Tracy Farmer
Library Services

Starr Fenner
Environmental Health and Safety

Bill Fisher

Glen Fletcher
Cashier's Window

Tammy Fowler

Rosemary Freer
Testing Center

Doris Gibson
Payroll Services

Patricia Glascock
Counseling Center

Mary Ann Haines
Career Planning and Placement

Clint Halcom
Facilities Management

Hester Hall
Custodial Services

Ray Hall, Sr.
Field Services

Bill Hansard
Library Services

Janet Hardin
Payroll Services

Gary Harper
Information and Technology Services

Brenda Hawkins
Residence Life

Ruth Hawkins
Arkansas Heritage SITES

Woodrow Haynes, Sr.
Farm Services

Robin Hicks
Academic Affairs and Research

Victor Hill
Financial Aid and Scholarships

Don James
Finance and  Administration

Linda Jeffrey
Arkansas Biosciences Institute

Craig Johnson
Student Affairs

Sherry L. Johnson
Chancellor's Office

Kathryn Jones
Institutional Research. Planning, and Assessment

Pamela Kail
President's Office

Robin Kaloghirou
Financial Aid and Scholarships

Robert Kern
Printing Services

Guy Kochel
Track and Field

Paula Lamb
Information and Technology Services

Sharon Lee
Student Account Services

Ron Looney
Publications and Creative Services

Dwain Lutrell
Finance and Administration

Robbie Lyle
Upward Bound

Paula Lynn
Advisement Services

Greta Mack

Thomas Manning
Alumni Relations

Sue Marlay
University College

Randy Martin
University Police

Irene Martz
Academic Affairs and Research

Jerry Mathis
Physical Plant

Leonard McDaniel

Mary Lou McDaniel
Student Affairs

Paula Miles
Arkansas Heritage SITES

Darlister Mitchell
President's Office

Tom Moore
Chancellor's Office

Robert Moore
Student Affairs

Jo Ann Nalley
Childhood Services

Lu Nedrow
Food Services

Don Neldon
Facilities Management

Renee O'Connor
College of Fine Arts

Hope Phillips
Arkansas Biosciences Institute

Phil Pickle
Information and Technology Services

Mark Reeves
Publications and Creative Services

Ernie Rice

Jenifer Rice-Mason
Disability Services

Michael Ring
Facilities Management

Bobby Ruff
Printing Services

Jerry Schaeffer
Sports Information Services

Johnnie Segars
Finance and Administration

Naomi Shaffer
Graduate School

Jill Simons
Wilson Advising Center

Beth Smith
Alumni Relations

Sam Spurlock
Finance and  Administration

Ruth Steinsiek
Childhood Services

Sylvia Strawbridge

Peggy Stroud
Student Affairs

Randall Tate
Student Union

Bill Templeton
Athletic Administration

Lanny Tinker
Facilities Management

Mary Tolley
Custodial Services

Ralph Waddell
Buildings and Grounds

Randal Wallace
Facilities Management

Charlene Walton
Cashier's Window

Les Watson
Finance and Administration

Marcia Williams
Women's Tennis
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