University Recognizes Employees at Longevity Awards

Monday, October 23, 2017

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Park University honored staff and faculty who reached milestone service anniversaries between Aug. 1, 2016, and July 31, 2017, during a ceremony on Oct. 20 on the Parkville Campus. Fifty-four employees were recognized, combining for 590 years of service to Park. Seven employees were honored with special recognition — those with 25 or more years of service. The following is a list of those reaching milestone service anniversaries and the number of years for each:

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION AND HEALTH PROFESSIONS
          •  Dong Choi, 10
          •  Judith Estes, 10
          •  Gail Hennessy, 10
          •  Amy Wolf, 10
          •  Georgina Chambers, 5

COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES
          •  Dennis Okerstrom, 30
          •  Charles Smith, 30
          •  Stephen Atkinson, 25
          •  Scott Hageman, 20
          •  John Dean, 15
          •  James Pasley, 10
          •  Ben Sayevich, 10
          •  Guillermo Tonsmann, 10
          •  Cindy Anderson, 5
          •  Patricia Ryberg, 5
          •  Alexander Silvius, 5

COLLEGE OF MANAGEMENT
          •  Peter Soule, 25
          •  Stephen Bell, 10
          •  Rose Hochstatter, 10
          •  Linda Bell, 5

OFFICE OF ACADEMIC AFFAIRS
          •  Linda Whitener, 25
          •  Marilyn McGarvey, 15
          •  Kay Barnes, 10
          •  Terri Bradley, 5
          •  Mary Burkart, 5
          •  Stacy Johnson, 5
          •  Christy Myers, 5
          •  Katherine Smith, 5

OFFICE OF ENROLLMENT AND STUDENT SERVICES
          •  Claude English, 25
          •  Brad Bunge, 20
          •  Deborah Vanderpool, 20
          •  Eric Blair, 15
          •  Judith Appollis, 10
          •  Naomi Matthews, 10
          •  Tara Smith, 10
          •  Steve Wilson, 10
          •  Tom Allen, 5
          •  Lisa Clear, 5
          •  Desiree DeLeon, 5
          •  Connie Guzman, 5
          •  Malissa Lockhart, 5
          •  Alma Luna, 5
          •  Desiree Nickerson, 5
          •  Katherine Springston, 5
          •  Jennifer Statler, 5
          •  Lisa Walker-Dworak, 5

OFFICE OF EXTERNAL RELATIONS
          •  Brad Biles, 10

OFFICE OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION
          •  Dirk Schmidt, 25
          •  Lettie Solomon, 15
          •  Jorge De La Paz, 5

OFFICE OF GENERAL COUNSEL
          •  Courtney Goddard, 10

OFFICE OF HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES
          •  Mililani Hayselden, 10
          •  Cutrina Catlin, 5

OFFICE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SERVICES
          •  James Nelson, 5