Five individuals are this year’s Staff Employee of the Year as announced by the Human Resources Office Staff Awards and Recognition Program.
Christine Reed Davis, associate vice chancellor and dean of students, is the 2023 Employee of the Year in the category Devotion to Duty. In the Human Relations category, Cristhian Gonzalez De La Fuente, grounds labor crew leader is the recipient. Jason Bernstein, energy manager, is the Employee of the Year in the category of Innovation, and Michelle Meggs, executive director of the Women + Girls Research Alliance, is the recipient in the category of Community and Public Service. Chris Desmet was named Staff Employee of the Year in the Safety and Heroism category.
The 2023 Staff Employees of the Year were chosen from among eligible 31 nominations.
All nominees and their supervisors will be invited to attend the Staff Employee of the Year Sweet Success Reception from 2 to 4 p.m., Thursday, May 4. Award recipients will be honored at the event and featured in Niner Insider in the coming weeks.