Outstanding Staff and Supervisor Awards

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2009 Recipients

Thirty (30) university employees and two (2) supervisors received certificates and an honorarium of $1,500 at The President's Staff Awards on May 7, 2009, in the Texas Union Ballroom.

The Outstanding Staff and Supervisor Awards Program recognizes non-teaching UT Austin employees who have made outstanding contributions to the continuing success of the university.

Congratulations to all of the 2009 recipients!

Outstanding Staff Recipients  •  Outstanding Supervisor Recipients

2009 Outstanding Staff Award Recipients

Click on the photos below to view a short video* of some of the award recipient’s colleagues sharing why the recipient is deserving of the award.

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Photo/Video Name Title Department
picture of Kurt Bartelmehs and video link Kurt L Bartelmehs Assistant Vice-President Vice-President for Research
picture of Vivian Benavides and video link Vivian O Benavides Police Officer University Police Department
picture of Eric Bowles and video link Eric Bowles Academic Advisor II UTeach-Liberal Arts Program, College of Liberal Arts
picture of Michelle Broadway and video link Michelle L Broadway Senior Program Coordinator Office of Graduate Studies
picture of David Collins and video link David L Collins Administrative Associate Department of Psychology, College of Liberal Arts
picture of Hara Coots and video link Hara B Cootes Assistant Director University of Texas Child Development Center
picture of David Cox and video link David C Cox Project Manager College of Communication
picture of Judy Davis and video link Judy Davis Assistant to the Dean College of Natural Sciences
picture of Frances DeCoux and video link Frances V DeCoux Administrative Associate Construction Industry Institute, Cockrell School of Engineering
picture of Sonya Doubrava and video link Sonya T Doubrava Administrative Assistant University Health Services

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Frank A Ernst Boat Captain Marine Science Institute, College of Natural Sciences
picture of Michelle evans and video link Michelle N Evans Administrative Manager Department of Geological Sciences, Jackson School of Geosciences
picture of Eve Falcon-Korems and video link Eve Falcon-Korems Senior Administrative Associate School of Social Work
picture of Steve Franklin and video link Steven E Franklin Administrative Associate School of Biological Sciences, College of Natural Sciences
photo of Rosie Garza and video link Rosalinda Garza Administrative Associate Office of the Dean of Students

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Nora D Gray Building Attendant Leader Division of Housing and Food
picture of Susan Harnden and video link Susan C Harnden Senior Social Worker Human Resources
picture of Gary Lavergne and video link Gary M Lavergne Program Manager Office of Admissions
picture of Jennifer Logan and video link Jennifer Logan Administrative Associate Bureau of Economic Geology, Jackson School of Geosciences
picture of Patsy McDonald and video link Patsy A McDonald Project Coordinator College of Natural Sciences
picture of Amy McMillan and video link Amy McMillan Senior Administrative Associate Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies, College of Liberal Arts
picture of Kelly McQuery and video link Kelly J McQueary Academic Advisor II Department of Chemical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
picture of Frankie Meaker and video link Frankie D Meaker Project Specialist University of Texas Libraries
picture of Kathleen Pantalion and video link Kathleen D Pantalion Administrative Manager Center for Learning & Memory, College of Natural Sciences
picture of Mina Rathbun and video link Mina Rathbun Executive Assistant Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
picture of Art Rivas and video link Arthur Rivas Project Manager Biomedical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
picture of Audra Sneed and video link Audra L Sneed Academic Advisor II Cockrell School of Engineering
picture of Suyapa Steer and video link Suyapa Steer Library Assistant II University of Texas Libraries
picture of Sherri Stodghill and video link Sherri L Stodghill Staff Nurse III University Health Services
picture of Mark Wimby and video link Mark J Wimby Computer User Services Specialist Red McCombs School of Business

2009 Outstanding Supervisor Award Recipients

Photo/Video Name Title Department
picture of April Holmes and video link April B Holmes Interim Director Performing Arts Center, College of Fine Arts
picture of Cristi Biggs and video link Cristi Biggs Assistant Dean of Students Office of the Dean of Students

See also: previous recipients