HR seeking nominations for staff community service awards

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While the Salve Regina community is comprised of many caring and committed individuals who work to fulfill the University mission on a daily basis, many staff members also demonstrate their commitment to others by volunteering in their communities. To recognize those commitments, the Office of Human Resources will once again hand out staff community service awards.

Introduced in 2007, Salve Regina’s staff community service awards are designed to recognize the community service efforts of staff members. Up to three staff members are honored each year for their volunteerism, and donations in the amount of $300 are given to the charities of their choice.

Previous award recipients still employed at Salve Regina include:

  • Carol Andos, secretary in the Mercy Center for Spiritual Life (2010)
  • Charles Avenengo, faculty services secretary (2011)
  • Jason Black, director of web and electronic communications (2012)
  • Carla Brownell, administrative assistant, undergraduate admissions (2009)
  • Victoria Duclos, senior director of advancement operations and programs (2009)
  • Nancy Finn, data entry clerk, undergraduate admissions (2012)
  • William Hall, vice president for administration and chief financial officer (2007)
  • Kristine Hendrickson, associate vice president for university relations/chief communications officer (2008)
  • Jackie Jaquette, HR recruitment and data specialist (2012)
  • Kelly Powers, director of community services (2008)
  • Olga Verbeek, associate director for collections and research services (2009)
  • Gerry Willis, director of campus life (2010)

Employees may nominate themselves or may be nominated by a coworker. Interested individuals should complete an application detailing the organization(s) with which they are involved, the number of hours volunteered on a weekly and/or monthly basis and a brief description of the work performed.

The deadline to submit applications to Diane Blanchette, associate vice president for human resources, is Friday, Dec. 6. All applications will be reviewed by the staff community service awards committee, and award recipients will be announced at the staff holiday luncheon in December.

Click here to complete an application. For more information, call the Office of Human Resources at (401) 341-2137.

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