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* 2009 Employee Recognition Dinner
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2009 Employee Recognition Dinner
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2009 Employee Recognition Dinner
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2009 Employee Recognition Dinner
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2009 Employee Recognition Dinner
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2009 Employee Recognition Dinner
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2009 Employee Recognition Dinner
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2009 Employee Recognition Dinner
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2009 Employee Recognition Dinner
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Photos from top: The Aug. 28 Service Recognition and Retirement Dinner feted Rensselaer’s staff members; DotCIO’s Michelle Matthews, Adrienne Birchler, and Debra Wentorf; President Jackson and Professor Morris Washington with William and Joyce Canavally; President Jackson celebrated her 10th anniversary; the Administration Division’s William Fogarty, Paul Gilman, Nicholas Polaski, and Claude Rounds were congratulated by President Jackson; Chief Information Officer John Kolb ’79; HASS staffers Joann Drost, Elizabeth Large, Acting Dean Wayne Gray, and Paula Monahan; President Jackson congratulated Institute Advancement’s Laura O’Donnell, Laura Sadowski, and Ellen Johnston, along with VP Rob Schlesinger; President Jackson congratulated the Student Life Division’s Amanda Bingel, Leslie Lawrence, M.D., Jonathan Masullo ’03, Gladys Montero, Carol Pillsworth, Tom Tarantelli, and Rick Hartt ’70, along with VP Eddie Knowles.
2009 Employee Recognition Dinner
Human Resources recently hosted the 37th annual Employee Service Recognition and Retirement Dinner at the Desmond Hotel. Employees who have completed service in five-year increments were honored, as well as employees who retired during the last fiscal year. Following is a list of this year’s honorees. Be sure to congratulate them when you see them!

ADMINISTRATION

5 YEARS
Linda Bell
William Biggs
Kimberly Brady
Terrance Burns
Duane DeWeerdt
Albert Fournier
Lawrence Funk
David Ira
Douglas Laremore
William Luciano
Cailin McCafferty
James Phelps
Thomas Reisner
Onnie Vath
Dennis Wood

10 YEARS
Nancy Busher
Constance Coalts
Linda Cook
Ann Crislip
David Hempstead
Scott Litwin
Mary Nadeau
Colleen Ryan

15 YEARS
Antoinette Arnold
William Fogarty
Paul Gilman
Kathleen Grimmick
Nicholas Polaski

20 YEARS
Robert Carney
Tina Geren
Sandra West

25 YEARS
Bruce Galbraith
Leanne Hanlon
David Heyward
Richard Hornberger
Kevin Smith
Paul Martin

30 YEARS
William Bradshaw
Mark Graber
Joseph Griffin
John Lape
Kevin Murrisky
Thomas Sawyer Jr.
Paul Zelinke III
David Zimmerman

RETIREES
Richard DiCaprio – 24 Years
Ann Mandell – 19 Years
Peter Milks – 22 Years
Francis Ryan– 6 Years
Melvin Teal Sr. – 29 Years
Edward Zepf – 44 Years


DIVISION OF ENROLLMENT MANAGEMENT

5 YEARS
Madelon McManus

10 YEARS
Mary Jo Baker

20 YEARS
Karen Long

RETIREE
James Stevenson – 40 Years


DIVISION OF FINANCE

5 YEARS
Adewale Francis Adeosun
Ginette Kirkpatrick

10 YEARS
Lynn Chaplin
Mary Ellen Mainello
Jin Wang
Karen Wells

15 YEARS
Helen Grzymala

20 YEARS
Jennifer Newnham

25 YEARS
Jacquelyn Ellsworth

40 YEARS
Richard Scammell


DIVISION OF HUMAN RESOURCES

5 YEARS
Barbara Samiley
Peter Caracappa

RETIREE
Leroy Twiggs – 6 Years


OFFICE OF THE
PRESIDENT

5 YEARS
Theresa Bourgeois
Theresa Hobbs

10 YEARS
President Shirley Ann Jackson

25 YEARS
William Canavally
Virginia Gregg


OFFICE OF THE PROVOST

5 YEARS
Francine Fredette


OFFICE OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER & NEW VENTURES

20 YEARS
Donna Hoglund

DIVISION OF THE CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER

5 YEARS
Jason Glose

10 YEARS
Mohammed Benghanem
William Hayes
LaVerne Sankey
Theresa Sommer

15 YEARS
Kathleen Anderson
James Evans
Frances Scott
Tamberly Gobert

20 YEARS
David Bicknell
Adrienne Birchler
Michael Halabuda
Michele Matthews
Dennis Milkiewicz
Judy Shea

25 YEARS
David Hudson
Evelyn Smith
Debra Wentorf

30 YEARS
Garance Drosehn
Mary Alice O’Brien

RETIREES
Rosemary Porter – 23 Years
Stephen Tytko – 10 Years
Bruce Schiavi – 30 Years

SCHOOL OF SCIENCE

5 YEARS
Scott Dwyer
Jeremy Farrell
Jun Zhao

10 YEARS
Joann Malm
Mary Colleen Martin
Elizabeth Sprague

15 YEARS
Laurie Carlisle
Jeffrey Tanis

35 YEARS
Ann Marie Strack


DIVISION OF RESEARCH

5 YEARS
Carol Trifaro

10 YEARS
Danielle Belser

20 YEARS
Raymond Puffer
Jennifer Tedesco

SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING

5 YEARS
Kimberly Boyce
Lawrence Ruff
Jared Stookey

10 YEARS
Aimee Messier

20 YEARS
A.J. Lacomba
Jan Lajeunesse
Patricia Rickert
Lori Robichaud

25 YEARS
Mary Wagner

30 YEARS
Audrey Hayner

35 YEARS
Jerry Dziuba

40 YEARS
Rosemary Primett

RETIREE
Marcia Hartnett – 13 Years


EXPERIMENTAL MEDIA & PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

5 YEARS
Jason Murphy

RETIREE
Martin Moore – 6 Years


STRATEGIC COMMUNICATIONS & EXTERNAL RELATIONS

5 YEARS
Deborah Altenburg
Colleen Carey
Patricia Parker-Casey

20 YEARS
Deborah Iler


UNDERGRADUATE & GRADUATE EDUCATION

5 YEARS
Donna Carr

10 YEARS
John Mahoney

RETIREE
Philomena Losee – 17 Years


SCHOOL OF
ARCHITECTURE

5 YEARS
Dennis Guyon

10 YEARS
Martin Overington

15 YEARS
Andrew Bierman

RETIREE
Richard Pysar – 11 Years


SCHOOL OF HUMANITIES, ARTS, & SOCIAL SCIENCES

5 YEARS
John Grady
William McGlothlin
Paula Monahan

10 YEARS
Gregory Palmer

20 YEARS
Joann Drost

RETIREE
John Harrington – 7 Years


RENSSELAER AT
HARTFORD

5 YEARS
Barbara Grady

10 YEARS
Doria DiNino
Patricia O’Brien
Lloyd Omphroy

15 YEARS
Carol Flynn
Lorraine Kammerer

20 YEARS
Karen Silva

25 YEARS
Anita Sladyk


DIVISION OF
STUDENT LIFE

5 YEARS
Amanda Bingel
Pasquale DelMonaco
Sara Delurey
Leslie Lawrence
Jonathan Masullo
Dana McGuane
Kristopher Nasadowski
Tracy Schierenbeck

10 YEARS
Kevin Beattie
Traci Griffin

20 YEARS
Frances Engle
John Nehrich

25 YEARS
Linda Teitelman McCloskey
Karl Steffen
Thomas Tarantelli

30 YEARS
Mary Henkel
Richard Hartt

RETIREES
Doris Goman – 22 Years
Gladys Montero – 22 Years
Carol Pillsworth – 34 Years


INSTITUTE
ADVANCEMENT

5 YEARS
Jennifer Anthus
Suzanne Luraas
Laura Sadowski
Elaine Keefe
Laura O’Donnell
Antonette Yamin

10 YEARS
Samara Hannah
Laurie Madsen

20 YEARS
Marie Carroll
Ellen Johnston

RETIREE
Barbara Pilliod – 5 Years


LALLY SCHOOL OF
MANAGEMENT &
TECHNOLOGY

5 YEARS
Donna Stannard

10 YEARS
Pindaro Demertzoglou

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