Non-Exempt Staff Member of the Year Award
Mr. Oral V. Hemry served faithfully as an employee of Seattle Pacific College for nineteen years (1956-1975). During his tenure, Oral served in many different positions, including Business Office Manager, Controller, and Director of Personnel.
On May 25, 1982, the President’s Cabinet established the “Oral V. Hemry Non-Exempt Staff Person of the Year Award” to posthumously honor Mr. Oral Hemry. His widow, Helma, through her generous gift to Seattle Pacific, helped to recognize Oral Hemry’s support and involvement with the non-exempt staff.
This award recognizes the non-exempt staff person who best personifies Seattle Pacific University. It is given on the basis of a person’s leadership abilities, spiritual commitment; relational skills with co-workers and students; initiative; and overall work quality.
Exempt Staff Member of the Year Award
The Exempt Staff Member of the Year award been given to a deserving exempt staff person for more than 30 years. It is granted on the basis of a person’s sincere commitment to Jesus Christ; competence and expertise in his/her job; support of and loyalty to SPU and its values; demonstrated concern for students and/or peers; leadership at SPU and in the broader church, civic, and/or professional communities; and stewardship of time, talents and resources.
Nominate a deserving SPU staff member for one of the Staff of the Year Awards. (Nominations closed for the 2016 Staff of the Year award.)
Staff of the Year Archive
|Year||Non-Exempt||Exempt||2015||Lindy Pearson||Niki Amarantides|
|2014||Mia Hays||Marci Walden|
|2013||Mike Cawlfield||Mike Potratz|
|2012||Julie Harrington||Jason Stoops|
|2011||Carol Clement||Leigh Hopkins|
|2010||Robin Maass||Kathy Henning|
|2009||Tiffany Shelton||John Mansfield|
|2008||Caenisha Warren||Karen Jacobson|
|2007||Kathy Hefner||Tami Anderson-Englehorn|
|2006||Laurie Mendes||Frank Kinard|
|2005||Agnes Baah||Sue Perrin|
|2004||Shelley Westerman||Brad Gjerding|
|2003||Lindsey Peterson||Jean Brown|
|2002||Erika Mariani||Randall Hashimoto|
|2001||Nancy Rock||Mary Jane Allen|
|2000||Pam Regnerus||Sharon Fernandez|
|1999||Nonie Ferris||Clint Kelly|
|1998||Peggy Swanstrom||Dee Tindall|
|1997||Charlene Herman||Jennifer Gilnett|
|1996||Jeff Daley||Kathleen Abbott|
|1995||Cora Campbell||Mary LaTourelle|
|1994||Jackie Nolte||Kim Gilnett|
|1993||Carla Bradley||John Glancy|
|1992||Jackie Hancock||Steve Hul|