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2020–21 Exemplary Staff Employee of the Year Award Recipients

Learn about current recipients of the Exemplary Staff Employee of the Year Awards.

Every year, UC San Diego recognizes exemplary staff employees. To find out more about the program and how recipients are selected, see Exemplary Staff Employee of the Year Award Program.

2020-21 Exemplary Staff Employee of the Year Award Ceremony

All members of the UC San Diego community are invited to join us as we recognize our award recipients at the virtual Exemplary Staff Employee of the Year award program on Thursday, July 29, 2021 at 3 p.m.

Registration is not required. Use this link to join the event: https://ucsd.zoom.us/j/93651666167.


2020-21 Principal Exemplary Staff Employee of the Year

Charles Bryant
Building Automation Superintendent
Resource Management and Planning: Facilities Management


2020-21 Exemplary Staff Employees of the Year

Amanda Christine Gonzalez
Clinical Nurse 2
Health Sciences: Outpatient Medicine Special Clinic

Antonio Nava
Senior Strategic Initiatives Analyst
Vice Chancellor and Chief Financial Officer: Operational Strategic Initiatives

Ariane Parkes
Student Affairs Manager
Academic Affairs: Political Science

Christa Ludeking
Graduate Program Coordinator
Academic Affairs: Ethnic Studies

Fnann Russom Keflezighi
Assistant Dean of Student Affairs
Academic Affairs: Muir College

Jason Alessio
Catering Events Coordinator
Vice Chancellor and Chief Financial Officer: Housing, Dining & Hospitality

Jesus Ortiz
Plumbing Superintendent
Resource Management and Planning: Facilities Management

Kenia Quiñonez
Lead Timekeeper/Executive Assistant
Vice Chancellor and Chief Financial Officer: Housing, Dining & Hospitality

Lusia Veksler
Faculty Administrator
Academic Affairs: Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

Lynsey Fitzpatrick
Director of Strategic Research Opportunities
Research: Office of Research Affairs

Natania Trapp
Associate Director of Student Conduct
Student Affairs: Office of Student Conduct

Rachel V. Syko
Resident Relations Coordinator
Vice Chancellor and Chief Financial Officer: Housing, Dining & Hospitality

Robbie Jacob
Associate Director of Logistics
Vice Chancellor and Chief Financial Officer: Business and Financial Services

Todd White
Senior Custodial Supervisor
Resource Management and Planning: Facilities Management

For more information, contact worklife@ucsd.edu, (858) 534-4115.
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Notice: The information on this page summarizes provisions of university policies and/or collective bargaining agreements. Refer to the Personnel Policies for Staff Members (PPSM) and local implementing procedures or applicable collective bargaining agreement for full text of referenced information.