Congratulations to the 2014 Finance and Administration Merit Award finalists, who will be honored at the Ninth Annual Finance and Administration Staff Recognition Ceremony on May 14, 2014. The winner in each category will be announced at that event, and all Finance and Administration employees are invited to attend.
The four finalists for each award are listed in alphabetical order below.
Awarded to a Finance and Administration employee who is an example to others, providing continual outstanding service to our customers—coworkers, supervisors, students, faculty, staff or the public. This employee goes above and beyond the call of duty to meet customers' needs.
Neal Evans, Parking Services, AS
Nelson Harris, Support Services, FMD
AWARD RECIPIENT! Trudy Lane, Snelling Dining Commons, AS
Denver Porterfield, Human Resources
Awarded to a Finance and Administration employee who, despite lack of time on the job, has significantly contributed to the organizational mission and shown outstanding initiative, reliability and dedication to the University. (Nominees must have less than two years of continuous service with UGA.)
Joshua Brinker, Campus Transit, AS
Wiley McLane, Safety and Training, FMD
Virginia Mercery, Snelling Dining Commons, AS
AWARD RECIPIENT! Courtney Odum, University Golf Course, AS
Awarded to a Finance and Administration employee who has endured extraordinarily difficult workplace circumstances (overcoming obstacles or challenges) with grace, good humor, patience and exemplary job performance.
Julie Burt, Grounds Department, FMD
AWARD RECIPIENT! Kim Firman, UGA Police Department
Deborah Smart, Parking Services, AS
Mike Volk, Parking Services, AS
Awarded to a Finance and Administration employee who works hard and does the job well, but seldom, if ever, is recognized publicly for his or her work. This person is continually both a real benefit to coworkers and a stable, dependable resource for Finance and Administration as a whole.
AWARD RECIPIENT! Anthony Brown, Parking Services, AS
Debbie Christopher, Payroll Department, UBAS
Lisa Price-Johnson, Operations and Maintenance, FMD
Lindsey Van Note, Human Resources