Dozens of SUNY Fredonia custodial staff filled the Dods Hall Multipurpose Room to celebrate a year's worth of excellent service and receive congratulations from numerous campus administrators.
Specific accolades at the 11th annual Custodian Awards luncheon were shared by President Dennis Hefner, Interim Vice President for Administration Karen Porpiglia, Vice President for Student Affairs David Herman, and Environmental Health and Safety Director Anne Podolak.
"Our campus is truly among the jewels of the SUNY System, and every one of you is an important reason why we've gained that reputation," President Hefner said. "Our campus always looks beautiful, and that makes such a difference to everyone who works and visits our campus."
SUNY Fredonia honored various employees at its annual Custodial Awards luncheon. Pictured, from left, are Fredonia employees Sarah Laurie, Sonia Kulian, Mark Delcamp, Anne Podolak, Suzanne Freitas, Charles Miller, Valerie Bertges, Roxanne Logan, Daniel Thompson, Barbara Barecca and President Dennis Hefner. Other winners not pictured included Darlene Burchette, Leonard Coniglio, and George Wolfe.
Following the lunch, Podolak, Assistant Director of Custodial Services Mark Delcamp, Environmental Safety and Sustainability Specialist Sarah Laurie, and Head Janitor Suzanne Freitas announced and congratulated recipients of Safety Incentive Awards resulting from the fall building inspections.
This year's winners included:
Proper Chemical Labeling - Alumni Hall: Valerie Bertges, Darlene Burchett and Sonia Kulian
Proper Lamp Storage - Mason Hall: Barb Barecca, Roxanne Logan, Daniel Thompson and George Wolfe
No Chocked Doors - Houghton Hall: Leonard Coniglio and Charles Miller
All recipients received a certificate and monetary award. In addition, all those in attendance were entered into a series of raffles for various SUNY Fredonia apparel and other items.