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Comings and goings for January 2017

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It’s time to nominate Champions of Change

This is a guest post of the Office of Sustainability:

Do you know an individual who has made an impact on campus sustainability during their time at Wake Forest? Nominate him or her for a 2017 Champions of Change Award.

This year’s winners will be recognized at the fourth annual Campus Sustainability Awards ceremony on March 22. Staff, faculty, and students are all eligible for this awards program, and nominations can be made in the following categories: resource conservation, academics and engagement, service and social action, leadership, and bright ideas.

Nominate yourself or someone else as a Champion of Change for campus sustainability by Friday, March 3. The Champions of Change will be recognized at a ceremony on March 22 in the Reynolda Hall Green Room at 4:00 p.m.

We look forward to celebrating the work of sustainable change agents across campus. For more information, visit the Office of Sustainability website.

February 2017 staff and faculty milestones

See a list of staff and faculty milestones:

1 Year

Katherine Elizabeth Booth; Health Law & Policy Res Fellow; Law: Instruction
Kaleb Clifton; Maintenance Technician; Graylyn: Maintenance
Laura Maurer Devonmille; Assistant Director; Finance Systems
Bryce A. Moore; Security Officer LJVM; University Police
Cierra Graham Raleigh; Executive Assistant; President’s Office
Peter Elliott Rives; Assistant Director; Health Promotion
Cody Dylan Rothrock; Turf Technician; Athletics: Turf Management
Debra Sue Vaiea; Server; Graylyn: Food Services
Kristi Wagner; HR Coordinator; Human Resources

5 Years

Sara Rachel Chaney; Budget Analyst; Residence Life & Housing
Jeffrey Mark Hucks; Senior HRIS Analyst; Human Resources
Justin E Sizemore; EHS Technician; EHS
Scott Allen Smith; Patrol Sergeant; University Police

10 Years

Sandra Marie Byrd; Custodian; FACS: Custodial Services
Cindy C. O’Hagan; Coord, Curriulum Materials; Education: Curriculum Center

15 Years

Sharon L. Fortner; Financial Assistant; University Police
Amy Boyd Willard; Asst Dir, Prof Development; OPCD: Career & Professional Dev

20 Years

William L. Davis; Teaching Professor; WFUSB-Instruction
Anthony A. Daluz; Head Coach; Athletics: Soccer – Women

25 Years

Andrea Shutt Cox; Administrative Assistant; Healthy Exercise & Lifestyle


Facilities/Campus Services launches staff recognition program

This a guest post from Facilities and Campus Services:

Facilities and Campus Services will launch its newly-created staff recognition program on February 13. “F&CS-elect” will recognize staff for demonstrating one or more of five values integral to the operations of the department.

The nomination process begins with a WFU colleague (faculty, staff or student) submitting a narrative about a Facilities & Campus Services staff member who has demonstrated an outstanding service or project, etc. The employee can be nominated for: efficiency, leadership, ethical behavior, customer focus, and/or teamwork. Points are awarded based on efforts/skills, and the summation of points will determine the level of award received.

The Facilities & Campus Services staff work diligently across the campus community to create, maintain, and service the campus for our faculty, staff, and students. Often their work is accomplished behind the scenes with very little impact to anyone’s day. This program encourages an on-going culture of recognition so that the critical work our staff performs can be commended and rewarded, on a continual basis.

Nominations can be submitted at any time on the F&CS website

Questions about the process may be directed to Janice Schuyler at or ext. 5679.

SAC to hear presentations on Wake Downtown, poverty initiative

An update on the newly-opened Wake Downtown will be presented to the Staff Advisory Council on Feb. 9 by Rebecca Alexander, professor of chemistry and director of academic planning for Wake Downtown.

Other speakers will be David Coates and Allan Louden, who will speak about the “Making Wake Forest a Poverty-Free Space” initiative.  Coates is Worrell Professor of Anglo-American Studies and Louden is professor of communication and chair of the Department of Communication.

The Staff Advisory Council will meet at 9 a.m. in the fourth-floor auditorium in the Z. Smith Reynolds Library.  Staff are invited to attend.

Comings and goings for December 2016

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January 2017 staff milestones

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Staff Advisory Council to meet this week

Members of the Staff Advisory Council will participate in a roundtable discussion at 9 a.m. Jan. 12 regarding a variety of topics important to the University community. The members-only session will take place in Benson University Center.

Any staff members with issues they would like the SAC to discuss can speak to their SAC representatives prior to the meeting, or use the options on the SAC Contact Us website to bring any thoughts, issues, questions to the SAC’s attention  for discussion at the meeting.

December 2016 staff milestones

See a list of staff milestones in December 2016:

1 Year

Janice Meredith Tucker Lindel; Admissions Assistant; Admissions: Undergraduate

5 Years

Carolyn Ann Disney; Tennis Center Assistant; Athletics: Indoor Tennis Ctr

Mark Allen Seaver; Asst Coord, Sports Performance; Athletics: Weight Room

10 Years

Loretta Michelle Ridgill; Custodian; FACS: Custodial Services

15 Years

Richard Edwin King; Instructional Tech Consultant; Psychology

Nancy F. Pierce; Administrative Assistant; Advancement: National Major Gifts

Michael Anthony Taylor; Lead Set Up Attendant; Graylyn: Conference Services

 20 Years

Peggy P. Beckman; Administrative Coordinator; Chaplain’s Office

Lisa A. Myers; Assistant Director; Financial Aid Office

25 Years

Tammy Spicer Wiles; Executive Director; Advancement: Data & Reporting Svcs

Comings and goings for November 2016

See a list of employees joining and leaving the University in November 2016:


Beale, Seth William; Tutor; Athletics: Student Athletes Svcs
Black, Kathy C; Protection Officer; Reynolda House: Security
Fleet, Gary Norman; Truck Driver; Athletics: Football
Jordan, Christopher Derrick; Director; Reynolda House: Public Programs
Madenyika, Tanyaradzwa Beverley; Coordinator; Law: LL.M. Program
McNear, Marla Lenise; Procurement Specialist II; Procurement Services
Merrill, Kimberly Himan; Director; WFUSB-Charlotte Program Admin
Ramsey, Mary Anne; Protection Officer; Reynolda House: Security
Rice, Diahann Carol; Administrative Assistant; Advancement: Divinity Sch Develop
Siverson, Dawn Michelle; Operations Manager; Real Estate
Watson, Golden Alan; Service Technician II; FACS: Maintenance & Utilities Oper.
Wicker, Preston B; Communications Officer; University Police
Womack, Katherine Lee; Assistant Director; Reynolda House: Collections Mgt
Wray, Leigh Anne; Administrative Assistant; College: Academic Support


Connelly, Belinda F.; FACS: Custodial Services
Espenschied, Thomas M.; Reynolda House: Event/Program Mgmt
Gibson, Felicia Ann; Graylyn: Food Services
Gomersall, Daryl ; Graylyn: Admin & General
Quinn, Laura J; History
Shah, Lopa Bansi; WFDD – Development
Sheff, Catherine E.; President’s Home