LSU Announces 2011 LSU Foundation Staff Outstanding Service Award Winners
BATON ROUGE – On Wednesday, Nov. 30, LSU held the 43rd annual Staff Outstanding Service Awards ceremony. The Staff Outstanding Service Awards are sponsored by the LSU Foundation and were presented to 12 full-time non-academic staff members from LSU, the LSU AgCenter and the Paul M. Hebert Law Center.
The 2011 Staff Outstanding Service Awards recipients were Bonnie Alford, Division of Student Life & Enrollment; Hazel Augustin, Department of Psychology; Sheantel Baker, Accounting Services; Valerie Hudson, Department of English; Lisa Landry, Department of Communications Studies; Dora Ann Parrino, College of Education; Jacquelyn Sylvester, Department of Aerospace Studies; and Carol Thomas, University College, from LSU; Bobbye Heath, Chancellor’s Office; Janet L. Lingo, Sponsored Programs; and Ashley Thibodeaux, Department of Entomology, from the LSU AgCenter; and Brenda Salassi, Law Clinic, from the Paul M. Hebert Law Center.
Honorees were nominated by full-time faculty or staff members for their superior performance and outstanding contributions toward achieving departmental and university goals. Recipients were presented with recognition certificates and $500 cash awards during the ceremony.
The judges for this year’s awards were Cami Dinkel Geisman, deputy communication director for the Office of the Lieutenant Governor; David M. Lonibos, vice president and group manager at The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company; and Christopher Stelly, executive director of the Louisiana Economic Development Entertainment (Film).
LSU Chancellor Michael Martin, LSU AgCenter Vice Chancellor Paul Coreil, Paul M. Hebert Law Center Chancellor Jack Weiss, LSU Foundation Vice President Jeff McLain, LSU Foundation CFO Gina Dugas and LSU Foundation President Lee Griffin were all present to congratulate the winners and thank them for their hard work and dedication to LSU.
Members of the Staff Outstanding Service Awards committee include Katie Bulot of the LSU Foundation, Christina Hood of the Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Sharon Salzer of the LSU AgCenter, and Rachel Henry, Melonie Holden and Tim Messa of LSU.
Pictured are the 2011 Staff Outstanding Service Award winners, from bottom to top, left to right: Chancellor Mike Martin, Jacquelyn Sylvester, Bonnie Alford, Dora Ann Parrino, Brenda Salassi, Ashley Thibodeaux, Paul M. Hebert Law Center Chancellor Jack Weiss, Sheantel Baker, Valerie Hudson, Janet Lingo, Hazel Augustin, Bobbye Heath, LSU AgCenter Vice Chancellor Paul Coreil, Carol Thomas, LSU Foundation Vice President Jeff McLain, Lisa Landry, LSU Foundation CFO Gina Dugas and LSU Foundation President Lee Griffin.