2019 Employee Recognition Event

In order to recognize our staff who have outstanding performance in different aspects and to express our sincere gratitude to staff for their long-term commitment and contribution, the University hosted an event on Tuesday, January 7, 2020 to present recipients their performance awards from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. We will also recognized long term service to our dedicated employees.  Please join us to express our appreciation for their hard work and dedication.

Someone has said something funny, and both President Meehan and members of the crowd can be seen laughing.

President Marty Meehan speaks at the 2020 Employee Recognition.

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The UMass Donahue Institute Administration and Finance Team poses with their 2019 Commonwealth's Citation for Outstanding Performance group award certificates. Award recipients: Dana Bienkowski, Katera Como, Yarida Cruz, Pamela Dion, Rebecca Howland, Elizabeth Johnson, Craig Kennedy, Carol Anne McGowan, Abigail McGuigan, Jonathan Pike, Debra Rice, Sarah Robinson, Elizabeth Skaza, Audrey Sullivan, Suzanne Tanty, Catherine Wakely, Theresa  Wodecki, and Brittany Wolcott.

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From left to right, Nicole Tirella, Lindsey Elworthy, and Barbara Cevallo, individual award recipients for the 2019 Commonwealth's Citation for Outstanding Performance program.

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The 2020 Employee Recognition - UM-Plan Implementation Team poses for a picture after receiving their 2019 group award. Pictured left to right: Jessica Keenan, Victoria Berg, LeeAnn Pasquini, Eric Gregoire, and Joseph Skrzek. Not pictured: Colin Adams, Barbara Cevallos, Darpan Gokharu, John Munroe, David Nero, Laura Prudden, Kathy Sawyer, and Holly Wang.

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The Position Management Team celebrates their 2019 Commonwealth's Citation for Outstanding Performance group award. Pictured from left to right: LeeAnn Pasquini, Valerie Zicko, Nancy Fisher, Group Award Nominator David Nero, Carol Dugard, and Darpan Gokharu.

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Individual recipients of the 2019 Commonwealth's Citation for Outstanding Performance Award, Mary Gagliastro and Wendy Mulcahy, pose together.

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Members of the Office 365 Team pose for a picture after receiving their 2019 Commonwealth's Citation for Outstanding Performance group award certificates. Pictured from left to right: Tom Tucker, University CIO John Letchford, Kelly Weeks, Group Award Nominator Rick Cote, Julie Kenny, Pete Connell, Allison Bamforth, John Dawson, and Shailesh Naidu. Not pictured: Paul Garofoli (recent retiree), Candice McManus, and Dillon St. Leger. 

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The UMass Online Grading Integration celebrates their group award from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Pictured left to right: Tim Lambert, University CIO John Letchford, Nancy Fisher, Moira Concaugh, Jules Lipke, Wendy Mulcahy, and Nominator Laura Prudden.

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Laura Prudden from University Information Technology Services (UITS) receives her 25+ years of service certificate from President Marty Meehan.

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Bill Smith from UITS receives his 25+ years of service certificate from President Meehan.

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Katera Como from the Donahue Institute receives her 25+ years of service certificate from President Meehan.

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Martha Kelly from the Unified Procurement Services Team receives her 25+ years of service certificate from President Meehan.

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JoAnn Conley from University Communications receives her 25+ years of service certificate from President Meehan.

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Sue Kelly, Deputy Chief Operating Officer, receives her 25+ years of service certificate from President Meehan.

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Wendy Mulcahy from UITS receives her 25+ years of service certificate from President Meehan.

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Kathleen O'Neil from the Treasurer's Office receives her 25+ years of service certificate from President Meehan.

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Gayle Johnson from the Unified Procurement Services Team (UPST) receives her 25+ years of service certificate from President Meehan.

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Julie Kenny from UITS receives her 25+ year of services certificate from President Meehan.

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Ed Dunn from UITS receives his 25+ years of service certificate from President Meehan.

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Galen Hardy from UITS receives his 25+ years of service certificate from President Meehan.