Employees of the Quarter

The UCA Staff Senate Employees of the Quarter (EOQ) will be recognized for outstanding job performance, University involvement or service during the quarter. Staff Senate will recognize four recipients per quarter: one Classified employee, one Non-Classified employee, one University Facilities (Housing or Physical Plant) employee, and one Director.

Employees of the Quarter Nomination Form

 

Timeline

  • 1st quarter: July—September
  • 2nd quarter: October—December
  • 3rd quarter: January—March
  • 4th quarter: April—June

Guidelines

  1. The EOQ nomination process will be an online process. Nomination forms will be electronically submitted to the Co-Chairs of the committee. The Co-Chairs will contact nominees to have them complete the online nominee intent form. The Co-Chair will prepare all of the accepted nominations and distribute to committee members quarterly for evaluation and selection of the EOQ.
  2. Any staff member employed by the University at least one year may be nominated for the EOQ. A person may not nominate themselves.
  3. EOQ nominations will be accepted at any time during the quarter. The committee will meet a week after the quarter ends to evaluate the nominations and select the EOQ.
  4. EOQ winners must sit out of the EOQ process for one full academic year following the year they were recognized in order to give more staff members the opportunity to be recognized.
  5. EOQ winners can be nominated for the Employee of the Year (EOY). The EOY is a separate process from the EOQ. No documentation from the EOQ will be considered in the selection of the EOY and vice versa.

Awards

  • Each EOQ recipient will receive a reserved parking space (employee must have parking sticker) for the following quarter
  • The EOQ recipients will be recognized at the annual Awards Reception in April and will be invited to attend the EOY luncheon.
  • The University community will be notified of the EOQ winners via email, and winners will be posted on the Staff Senate website.

Winners

2021-2022: Quarter 1

  • Classified: Candice Ashcraft
  • Non-Classified: Nelson Landers
  • Facilities: Jerry Compton
  • Director: Reuel Shepperd

2021-2022: Quarter 2

  • Classified: Bobby Middleton
  • Non-Classified: Hollie Reeves
  • Facilities: Ken Kelso
  • Director: Melanie Watson

2021-2022: Quarter 3

  • Classified: Kristen Jetts
  • Non-Classified: Suzanne Wiltgen
  • Facilities: Jason Steele

2019-2020

  • Quarter 1: John Kepke
  • Quarter 2: Ashton Hankins
  • Quarter 3: Garth Clayborn
  • Quarter 4: Lindsey Shurley

2018-2019

  • Quarter 1: Lawana Hawkins
  • Quarter 2: Jason Davis
  • Quarter 3: Lesley Waterson
  • Quarter 4: Candace Fisher

2017-2018

  • Quarter 1: George McKee
  • Quarter 2: Lauren Stout
  • Quarter 3: Cheryl Theall
  • Quarter 4: Susan Peterson

2016-2017

  • Quarter 1: Reuel Shepherd
  • Quarter 2: Alyson McEntire
  • Quarter 3: Jason Cole
  • Quarter 4: Kimberly Klotz

2015-2016

  • Quarter 1: David Haughenbury
  • Quarter 2: Melissa Kordsmeier
  • Quarter 3: Miriam “Lanita” Addison
  • Quarter 4: Patrick Grant

2014-2015

  • Quarter 1: Wilma Sanders
  • Quarter 2: Tyra Phillips
  • Quarter 3: Josh Markham
  • Quarter 4: Darrell Walsh

2013-2014

  • Quarter 1: Casper Zimmerebner
  • Quarter 2: Steve McDaniel
  • Quarter 3: Linda Kelley Horton
  • Quarter 4: Gay Bowling

2012-2013

  • Quarter 1: Nancy Bond
  • Quarter 2: Judy Huff
  • Quarter 3: Sandy Burks
  • Quarter 4: Kim Collister

2011-2012

  • Quarter 1: Amy Whitehead
  • Quarter 2: Sherry DeVault
  • Quarter 3: Vicki Parish
  • Quarter 4: Heather Romine

2010-2011

  • Quarter 1: Gale Garrison
  • Quarter 2: Michelle Reinold
  • Quarter 3: Phillip Arnold
  • Quarter 4: Carl Bailey