2017 F&A Merit Recognition Awards
Individual Merit Awards:
*Pictures of all finalists may be found in the gallery below
Customer Service Award
Awarded to a Finance & Administration staff member who is an example to others by providing continual outstanding service to our customers — coworkers, supervisors, students, faculty, staff or the public — by going the extra mile and above and beyond the call of duty to meet their needs.
Amanda Ganger, Payroll Department, UBAS
AWARD RECIPIENT! Darlene Mealor, Training & Development, HR
Lillian Jaramillo, Building Services, FMD
Natalie Beavers, Bulldog Print + Design, UBAS
Tough Dawg Award
Awarded to a Finance & Administration staff member who has endured extraordinarily difficult workplace circumstances (overcoming obstacles or challenges) with grace, good humor, patience and exemplary job performance.
Joanna Manzi, Human Resources, HR
Nicole Moon, Bursar & Treasury Services, UBAS
AWARD RECIPIENT! Tina Pittman, Fire Safety, ESD
Chris Storey, Police Department, PD
Unsung Hero Award
Awarded to a Finance & Administration staff member who works hard and does his/her job well, but seldom, if ever, is recognized publicly for his or her work. This person is continually both a real benefit to his/her coworkers and a stable, dependable resource for Finance and Administration as a whole.
Baileigh Barnes, Human Resources, HR
Steve Harris, Emergency Preparedness, OEP
Nelson Reynolds, Transportation & Parking Services, AS
AWARD RECIPIENT! Al Sand, Mail & Receiving Services, UBAS
Awarded to a Finance & Administration staff member who, despite lack of time on the job, has significantly contributed to the organizational mission and showed outstanding initiative, reliability and dedication to the University. (Nominees must have less than two years of continuous service with UGA as of March 17, 2017.)
Janet Bohannon, Student Account Services, UBAS
Jack Fitzpatrick, Transportation & Parking Services, AS
AWARD RECIPIENT! Sean Park, Police Department, PD
Matthew Smith, Structural Maintenance, FMD
Outstanding Team Award
Awarded to a group of two or more Finance & Administration staff members who have come together to serve the mission of the University and have demonstrated how their collective accomplishments are far greater than what we can attain alone. These teams have quietly created meaningful and positive change in the way commitments are delivered. Nominees demonstrate how YOU + ME - WE ELEVATE THE G!
With so many Outstanding Team nominations representing the very important work of Finance & Administration, there was no way to select one team above the others. The finalists listed below represent the great work of all of the Outstanding Team award nominees. They have all made equally impressive contributions to Finance & Administration and the University.
2017 OUTSTANDING TEAM FINALISTS:
FLSA HR Operations Team
FMD Support Services Team
Payroll Department Team
UGA Campus Transit Training Team
2017 Outstanding Team Pictures