UAFS Employees Recognized for Years of Service

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Rhonda Caton

Thirty-six University of Arkansas Fort Smith employees were honored for their years of service to the university at a bi-annual staff meeting Feb. 28.  

 

5 Years of Service:

  • Jennifer Belt of Van Buren, assistant to the Chancellor.
  • Susan Buchanan of Fort Smith, administrative specialist in the Honors International Studies Program.
  • Mary Lackie of Fort Smith, vice chancellor for university advancement and executive director of the UAFS Foundation.
  • Jason McGee of Cameron, website administrator.
  • Brian O’Connor of Fort Smith, head trainer of athletics.
  • Mandy Osburn of Mulberry, director of financial operations for the UAFS Foundation.
  • Jason Phillips of Fort Smith, public services librarian.
  • Lacey Ruminer of Fort Smith, retention advisor for the student support services grant.
  • Jordan Ruud of Fort Smith, public services librarian.
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Robert Wilson

 

10 Years of Service:

  • Anita Collier of Charleston, budget director in the Finance and Administration Office.
  • Judy Ferguson of Fort Smith, registrar’s assistant in the Records Office.
  • Jonathan Gipson of Magazine, sports information director.
  • Diana Hall of Greenwood, assistant to the Dean of the College of Applied Science and Technology.
  • Lisa Lee of Lavaca, fiscal support supervisor.
  • Stephanie London of Van Buren, director of student activities and coordinator of assessment.
  • Jessica Martin of Fort Smith, editor in the Marketing and Communications Office.
  • Faith Myers of Greenwood, fiscal support specialist in the Business Office.
  • Rose Perkins of Bonanza, administrative specialist in Plant Operations.
  • Pam Phillips of Fort Smith, director of accounts receivable in the Business Office.
  • Stephany Ramsey of Fort Smith, administrative assistant in the Career Services Office.
  • Melissa Reynolds of Greenwood, registrar’s assistant.
  • Donna Scott of Fort Smith, integrated classroom instructor in the Western Arkansas Technical Center.
  • Darren Smith of Fort Smith, senior PC systems analyst.
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    Linda Maness

     

  • Shane White of Fort Smith, senior systems administrator.

 

15 Years of Service:

  • Charlene Polk of Alma, administrative specialist in the College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.
  • Lori Jones of Van Buren, advising coordinator in the College of Health Sciences.
  • Kim Perry of Fort Smith, guided study specialist in the Academic Success Center.
  • JoAnn Chandler of Fort Smith, advising coordinator in the College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.
  • Melanie Dyer of Alma, fiscal support specialist in the Business Office.

 

20 Years of Service:

  • Janet Mailer of Fort Smith, administrative specialist in the College of Communications, Languages, Arts and Social Sciences.
  • Valarie Arnoldussen of Fort Smith, payroll services manager in the Business Office.
  • Jane Sargent of Fort Smith, head coach of women’s volleyball.

 

30 Years of Service:

  • Rhonda Caton of Fort Smith, director of procurement in the Business Office.
  • Linda Maness of Greenwood, reproduction equipment operator in the Technology Services Office.
  • Linda Turner of Alma, assistant to the dean of the College of Communications, Languages, Arts and Social Sciences.
  • Robert Wilson of Muldrow, controller in the Business Office.

 

Employees having served for five years received an engraved paperweight, 10 years received an art glass paperweight, 15 years received a UAFS pen and pencil set, 20 years received a personalized zenith acrylic, and 30 years received an engraved lion statue.

 

The 36 employees represent a combined 450 years of employment with the university.

 

Credits: 
Article by John Post, Director of Public Information
Photo Credits: 
Photos by Rachel Putman, Photographer, Marketing and Communications Office
Date Posted: 
Friday, March 2, 2018
Source URL: 
https://news.uafs.edu/0
Story ID: 
4950