Employees Honored for Years of Service

April 25, 2013         

BLOOMINGTON, Ill.— Illinois Wesleyan University recently honored several of its employees at the Twenty-Second Annual Recognition Banquet held on April 3. See a photo gallery of honorees (on-campus only).

President Richard F. Wilson welcomed the honorees at the dinner and the IWU Jazz Combo performed.

Twelve retiring employees were recognized at the dinner: Gaye Bailey (Registrar’s Office), Paul Bushnell (History Department), Homer Calhoun (Physical Plant), Marilea Capodice (Natural Sciences), Leanne Cox (Registrar’s Office), Judy Ekstam (Physical Plant), Warren Johnson (Physical Plant), Bud Jorgenson (Physical Plant), Marlene Ortman (School of Art), Julie Prandi (Modern and Classical Languages and Literature Department), Elsa Rodriguez (Physical Plant) and Paul Schley (Admissions Office).

Celebrating special anniversary milestones were: Grant Brougher (Publications, Printing and Mailing Services, fortieth year), Linda Biehl (Information Technology Services, thirty-fifth year), Warren Johnson (Physical Plant, thirtieth year), Bud Jorgenson (Physical Plant, thirtieth year) and Marlene Ortman (School of Art, thirtieth year).

Others recognized for their anniversaries were:

25th Year: Dan Bixby (Security Department), Ken Detloff (Physical Plant), John Dolan (Security Department), Angel Garcia (Physical Plant), Ann Harding (Alumni Relations), Michael Limacher (The Ames Library), Sherilyn McElroy (School of Art), Patra Noonan (Social Sciences), Jim Plath (English Department), Stew Salowitz (Office of University Communications) and Mike Weis (History Department).

20th Year: Nancy Sultan (Modern and Classical Languages and Literature Department) and Suzanne Wilson (The Ames Library).

15th Year: Roy Bailey (Information Technology Services), Kathie Bradley (English Department), Doug Carius (Physical Plant), Matthew Damschroder (Office of Residential Life), Pam Gaddis (Physical Plant), Bob Geraty (Admissions Office), Deborah Gorden (Natural Sciences), Pam Green (Publications, Printing and Mailing Services), Joel Haefner (Mellon Center), Jeff Mavros (Office of Advancement), Sherry McClarty (Office of Advancement), Marcia McDonald (School of Theatre Arts), Rory McGuire (Physical Plant), Carren Mohan (School of Music), Neal Olomon (Publications, Printing and Mailing Services), Mario Pelusi (School of Music), Jennifer Shaughnessy (Admissions Office), Greg Shaw (Political Science), Scott Sheridan (Modern and Classical Languages and Literature Department) and Mia Smith (Physical Education Department).

10th Year:  Terrance Bond (Office of Residential Life), Reenie Bradley (International Office), Mark Criley (Philosophy Department), Arleta deDianous (School of Nursing), Ranardo Harries (Physical Plant), Meg Miner (The Ames Library), Stephen Press (School of Music) and Shannon Wisecup (Admissions Office).

5th Year:  Blake Bradley (Office of the Dean of Students), April Bridges (Advancement Office), Karen Bussone (Business Administration Department), Saundra DeAthos-Meers (School of Theatre Arts), Joanne Diaz (English Department), Eva Ferguson (School of Music), Amit Ghosh (Economics Department), Pennie Gray (Educational Studies Department), Kira Guminski (Security Department), Tao Jin (Religion Department), Terri Knapp (Human Resources Office), Bob Mangialardi (School of Music), Maria Mejia (Chemistry Department), Douglas Meyer (Office of Residential Life), Chris Murray (Office of Advancement), Thushara Perera (Physics Department), Brandi Reissenweber (English Department), Mitzi Runyard (School of Nursing), Kim Schultz (School of Nursing), Dani Snyder-Young (School of Theatre Arts), Nancy Vasquez (Admissions Office) and Aaron Zerhusen (Mathematics Department).

For additional information, contact Londa Dunlap, assistant director of human relations at (309) 556-3373.

Contact: Sherry Wallace, (309) 556-3181