USA employees were recognized for their service to the University on Oct. 24 during a program and luncheon at the Mitchell Center. Honorees included the six recipients of the 2013 Christie Miree USA National Alumni Association Outstanding Employee Award. These employees were selected from the members of the USA-Team, which honored outstanding employees in each of the University’s divisions.
The honorees are seated, from left, Russell Bartlett, maintenance mechanic II, housing, Crafts/Trades Category, Student Affairs; Susan R. Sansing, director of health sciences, finance and administration, Administrative Category/Health Sciences; Kathryn Vrachalus, clerk IV, Clinical Laboratory, UMC. Clerical Category/Health Systems; Angela J. Morehead, RTN Inservice Specialist, staff development, UMC, Professional Category, Health System; Bernice A. Robinson, custodial worker 1, custodial services, Service Category/Financial Affairs; standing, from left, Dr. John W. Smith, USA acting president; Ann Sirmon, president, USA National Alumni Association; Karen Edwards, executive director, USA Alumni Affairs; and Dr. Joe Busta, vice president for development and alumni relations. Not shown is honoree Philip J. Fishel, police lieutenant, University police and parking services, Technical Category/Student Affairs.