Staff Council

Staff Excellence Awards

2020 Staff Excellence Award Winners

group winners outside Laxson Auditorium

Pictured from left to right, Blain Wells, Sharon DeMeyer, Dan Bruns, Tasha Alexander, and Rena Marino
Photo taken by Jason Halley, University Photographer

2020 Staff Employee of the Year

We congratulate Tasha Alexander, International Education and Global Engagement, for being selected as CSU, Chico's Outstanding Staff Employee of the Year for 2020! 

Thank you, Tasha, for all you do for our CSU, Chico campus!

Tasha standing outside of Laxson Auditorium holding trophy and flowers

Photo taken by Jason Halley, University Photographer

2020 Wildcat Spirit Award 

The  Wildcat Spirit Award was created to award a staff employee who displays exceptional Wildcat spirit.

The recipient of our 2020 Wildcat Spirit Award is Daniel Bruns, Anthropology Department. Congratulations, Dan! Your Wildcat Spirit is contagious to all across our Chico State campus.

Dan standing by Laxson Auditorium holding flowers and trophy

Photo taken by Jason Halley, University Photographer

2020 Customer Service Award

The Customer Service Award is awarded to a staff member who displays exemplary customer service.

This year's Customer Service Award recipient is Rena Marino, Liberal Studies Advising. We congratulate Rena on her outstanding demonstration of fantastic customer service!

Rena standing outside Laxson Auditorium holding trophy and flowers

Photo taken by Jason Halley, University Photographer

2020 Staff Safety Award

The Safety Award is awarded to an employee whose outstanding contribution to safety, safe working practices, and safety on the job, by utilizing an established program that may encourage employees to take an active role to improve safety for themselves and their co-workers.

This year's Staff Safety Award recipient is Blain Wells, Chemistry and Biochemistry Department.  We congratulate Blain on his outstanding safety practices on campus.

Blain standing outside of Laxson Auditorium holding flowers and trophy

Photo taken by Jason Halley, University Photographer

2020 Making a Difference Award

The Making a Difference Award is awarded to an employee who engages with students, faculty, and staff in the University-community or in the communities of the North State and beyond through campus or community volunteering, participation in activities outside their assigned job duties in a transformative manner.

This year's Making a Difference Award recipient is Sharon DeMeyer, English Department.  We congratulate Sharon on her outstanding engagement on campus and in the North State community.

Sharon standing outside Laxson Auditorium holding trophy and flowers

2020 Staff Excellence Award Nominees 

Congratulations to our Employee of the Year Nominees:  Tasha Alexander, Laura Bass, Kim Chappell, Karen Hansen, Jeanette McMurry, Verlene Moreno, and Luke Reid

Nominees pictured outside of Laxson Auditorium

Pictured from left to right Nominees: Kim Chappell, Tasha Alexander, and Luke ReidPhoto taken by, Jason Halley, University Photographer

Congratulations to our Customer Service Award Nominees: Mark Cooper, Tiffany Drobny, Kristen Lemire, Rena Marino, Jeannette Methvin-Terry, Jaime Nelson, Andrew Nodzak, Christine Ponce, and Doug Wilson

Customer Service Nominees outside of Laxson Auditorium

Pictured from left to right Nominees: Doug Wilson, Rena Marino, Kristen Lemire, and Tiffany Drobny
Photo taken by, Jason Halley, University Photographer

Congratulations to our Wildcat Spirit Award Nominees: Daniel Bruns and Alexis King

Nominees standing outside of Laxson Auditorium

Pictured from left to right Nominees: Alexis King and Daniel Bruns
Photo taken by, Jason Halley, University Photographer

Congratulations to our Staff Safety Award Nominee: Blain Wells

 Nominee standing outside of Laxson Auditorium

Pictured: Blain Wells
Photo taken by, Jason Halley, University Photographer

Congratulations to our Making a Difference Award Nominees: Cathryn Carkhuff, Sharon DeMeyer, and Robert Henry

Nominee standing outside of Laxson Auditorium

Pictured: Sharon DeMeyer
Photo taken by, Jason Halley, University Photographer

Congratulations to our Staff Excellence Award Nominees

nominee group standing in front of Laxson AuditoriumPictured from left to right: Blain Wells Doug Wilson, Dan Bruns, Tasha Alexander, Alexis King, Kristen Lemire, Tiffany Drobny, Luke Reid, Rena Marino, Kim Chappell, and Sharon DeMeyer
Photo taken by, Jason Halley, University Photographer