Romine Named Employee of the Quarter

Heather Romine

Heather Romine, fiscal support analyst for the Housing Department, has been named  Employee of the Quarter for the fourth quarter (April-June) for the 2011-2012 academic year. Heather works in the BearCard Office.

Excerpt from her nomination:

“Heather was phenomenal this quarter in her work with reconciling some BearCard accounts. The issue started before Heather began her position in the BearCard office. But since her arrival, she has been very diligent in learning her job and resolving lingering issues. Heather values honesty and integrity and it speaks volumes in her work. This is just one example of Heather’s hard work and dedication to the university. We are so lucky to have her!”

EOQ nominations are evaluated on outstanding job performance, time frame of the performance and overall contribution to the university. Other nominees were Thomas Kaufman, Kim Newman, Marvin Williams, Venita Jenkins, Nancy Bond, Trenie Stanley, Linda Carter, Leesa Clark, Judy Huff, Susan Peterson, Christy Hoffman, John Fincher, Jenny Rudd and Angela Jackson.

The recipient of Employee of the Quarter receives recognition and prizes including $150 in BearBucks, tickets to UCA’s Night of Distinction and a reserved parking spot for the following quarter.

Employee of the Quarter is given to a staff member who has done something exceptional during a specific time period. UCA has many outstanding staff members that deserve recognition. This award was developed to recognize a specific “Above and Beyond” action that happened during the current quarter.
Nominations are being accepted for the Employee of the Quarter (I) Award for the 2012-13 academic year.  Any staff member with at least one year of service as of September 1, 2012 is eligible to be nominated. Any faculty, staff, student or alumni can submit a nomination. Staff Senate sponsors this award and its aim is to recognize staff for their contributions to UCA.
This nomination form must be submitted by Sept. 30  at 4:30 p.m. Forms are available at
For more information on the process, please contact Mark Heffington at