posted January 20, 2012

Hope Honors Employees for Service

Among employees honored for long-time service were Laurie Brock (Admissions, 35 years), Dean William Reynolds (Arts & Humanities, 40 years) and Dawn Van Ark (Van Wylen Library, 40 years).

Hope College staff members were recognized for service during the college’s annual service award luncheon, held on Friday, Jan. 20, at the Haworth Inn and Conference Center.

Honored as retirees were Jill Cameron, office of the department of mathematics and computer science, 13 years; Joyce Otto, office of the department of kinesiology, 25 years; Martha Reyes, office of financial aid, 33 years; and Jon Huisken, registrar’s office, 42 years.

Honored for 40 years of service were William D. Reynolds, dean for the arts and humanities; and Dawn Van Ark, Van Wylen Library.  Marking 35 years of service was Laurie Brock, admissions.

Recognized for 30 years of service were Kathleen S. Adamski, psychology; Dale F. Austin, career services; Karen L. Barr, admissions; Henry L. Bosch, physical plant; Jerry A. Gunnink, campus safety; and Mary Schakel, theatre.

Honored for 25 years of service were Karen J. Barber-Gibson, modern and classical languages; Gloria Bareman, physical plant; Elizabeth Bocks, career services; Tod A. Gugino, chemistry; Sandra K. Ray, physical plant; Gloria Shay, registrar’s office; and E. Louise Shumaker, student development.

Marking 20 years of service were Garrett M. Knoth, admissions; Glendene Lahr, campus safety; Brian D. Morehouse, kinesiology; Christopher Schultz, physical plant; and Sally J. Smith, political science.

Fifteen-year honorees were Ellen Awad, student development; Rowene E. Beals, registrar’s office; Linda Bos, health services; Mary C. Deenik, Hope-Geneva Bookstore; Kurt D. DeVette, DeWitt Tennis Center; Kristi J. Dunn, events and conferences; John K. Erskine, music; Louis Gonzales, physical plant; Kevin W. Mendels, computing and information technology; Jeremy L. Meyer, computing and information technology; Lori L. Mulder, human resources; Holli J. Overbeek, business office; Rebecca S. Robrahn, computing and information technology; Norman D. Sankey, physical plant; James A. Speelman, physical plant; Susan Volkers, physical plant; Margie A. Wiersma, computing and information technology; Mary J. Wilson, college advancement; and Chad A. Wolters, campus safety.

Honored for 10 years of service were Janice R. Boockmeier, office of financial aid; Ziyah E. Dock, counseling; Harvey G. Koedyker, college advancement; Lora L. Kolean, music; Melinda A. Smith, Hope-Geneva Bookstore; Jill M. Trujillo, Children’s After School Achievement (CASA) Program; Lindsay J. Zeller, student development; and Lannette S. Zylman-TenHave, provost’s office.

Marking five years of service were Joshua Banner, campus ministries; Amy M. Borgman, college advancement; Donna L. Bronsink, physical plant; Catherine A. Brooks, Carl Frost Center for Social Science Research; Diane Marie Francisco, physical plant; Barbara J. Grooters, admissions; Brett R. Holleman, college advancement; Luanne Lampen, campus safety; Jessica L. Root, admissions; Scott A. Travis, college advancement; Anne M. Valkema, college advancement; and Connie S. Vandemark, office of financial aid.