Employee of the Year 2015 - Professional Development

Employee of the Year.

It’s that wonderful time of year again! Yes, the weather is great and spring is here, but this is better! Now is the time you get to nominate that amazing colleague for doing an outstanding job all year long.

We have four categories of awards:

  • Staff of the Year
  • Faculty of the Year
  • Adjunct Faculty of the Year
  • Manager of the Year

Nominations are due by April 10, 2015!

Please use the award criteria on the guidelines when making your selection and completing the nomination form.

Submit electronic copies of the nomination form to David Panales at dpanales@ohlone.edu. Submit printed copies to the HR mailbox, Fremont campus.

Selections will be made by the Faculty and Staff Professional Development Committees. Awards will be given at the Pre-Graduation Dinner on Friday, May 22, 2015.

Employee of the Year Awards

2014

  • 2014 Employee Awards Ceremony Photo Video
  • Staff: Shirleen Ho, Information Systems Engineer, Information Technology
  • Faculty: Debi Lemon, Spanish
  • Adjunct Faculty #1: Ralph De Unamuno
  • Adjunct Faculty #2: Amber Hatter

2013

  • Staff: Sue Steffen, Executive Assistant, Counseling
  • Manager: Chris Warden, Director of Kinesiology/Athletics
  • Adjunct Faculty: Nicole Sandoval, Speech
  • Faculty: Rachel Sherman, Language Arts
  • Career Achievement: Jim Wright, VP, Academic Affairs/Deputy Superintendent

2012

  • Staff: Yu-Pui Kong, Computer Lab Coordinator
  • Manager: Ron Quinta, Dean, Science, Technology and Engineering
  • Faculty: Sally Scofield, Director and Associate Professor, Nursing
  • Adjunct Faculty: Candice Nance, Business Administration
  • Career Achievement: Deb Parziale, Professor Nursing; Coordinator Program Review, SLOA, and Professional Development
  • Career Achievement: Alan Kirshner, Professor History

2011

  • Staff: Quan Nguyen, Web Course Technician, Information Technology
  • Manager: Lesley Buehler, Dean, Learning Resources and Technology
  • Interim Manager: Kenn Waters, Interim Dean, Counseling
  • Faculty: Nancy Pauliukonis, Professor, Deaf Studies, Deaf Students, English
  • Adjunct Faculty: Rick Flynn, English Instructor

2010

  • Staff: Ben Peralta, Campus Security
  • Manager: Jim Wright, VP, Academic Affairs
  • Faculty: Kay Harrison, Professor, Speech and Communication
  • Adjunct Faculty: Lenore Landavazo, Counselor
  • Lifetime Achievement Award: Carolyn Strickler, Professor, Business Administration

2009

  • Staff: Nathan Brown, Department Systems Analyst, Business Services
  • Faculty: Cynthia Katona, Professor, English/Journalism
  • Adjunct Faculty: Elisa Webb, CAOT, BSM, BA, CS

2008

  • Staff: Fred Alim, Theatre Arts Technician
  • Faculty: Carrie Dameron, Assistant Professor, Medical-Surgical Nursing

2007

  • Staff: Nam Hoang, Senior Accountant, Accounts Receivable, Business Services
  • Faculty: Vicki Curtis, Associate Professor, ESL

2006

  • Staff: Mike Triplett, Customer Support Coordinator, Information Technology
  • Faculty: Ron Staszkow, Professor, Math

2005

  • Staff: Bob Ortt, Evaluation Specialist, Office of Admission and Records
  • Faculty: Bunny Klopping, Professor, Deaf Studies, American Sign Language

2004

  • Staff: Liz Crisp, Desktop Support Services, Information Technology
  • Faculty: Chris Warden, Assistant Professor, Physical Ed, Athletic Trainer; and Lottie Bain, Professor, Physical Ed. – Tango to Durango

2003

  • Staff: Zelma Hunter, Administrative Secretary, Newark Ohlone Center Main Office
  • Faculty: Jim Klent, Professor, Chemistry

2002

  • Staff: John Li, Accounting and Budget Coordinator, Business Services
  • Faculty: Mark Lieu, Professor, ESL, Faculty Senate President
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