Public Safety Awards 2010

With a room filled with University representatives, families, and friends, Public Safety held its annual Promotion, Awards, and Recognition Ceremony on February 24, 2010 in Low Library.

Kenneth Finnegan, director of investigation and technology projects, welcomed attendees and introduced the outstanding team members whose dedication and service garnered them recognition and an award. This year's winners are:

Promotions

Manager

  • - Karla Buchting
  • - Joselin Herrera

Assistant Manager

  • - Elvin Christian

Administrative Coordinator

  • - Raymond Schultz

Sergeant

  • - Cherlyn Douglas
  • - Christopher Galan
  • - Ramon Martinez

Recognition Awards

 

Crime Fighting Assistance Award

  • - Richard Darst, Research Assistant in the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
  • - Aneudy Fernandez, Supervisor
  • - Luis Gautreau, Porter
  • - Dave Sisu, Resident Manager

Exceptional Service Award

  • - Eileen Barroso, University Photographer
  • - Lorant Kando, Senior Systems Analyst

Perfect Attendance Award

9 Years

  • - Michael Layne, Security Officer
  • - Wilmer Martinez, Security Officer

 

6 Years

  • - Jaime Rodriguez, Security Officer

 

4 Years

  • - John Murolo, Director

 

3 Years

  • - Jorge Farina, Assistant Director
  • - Patrick Oakley, Sergeant
  • - Jose Rosado, Director

 

2 Years

  • - Adeyemi Adegoke, Security Officer
  • - Pericles Almanzar, Security Officer
  • - Laurie Edwards, Security Officer
  • - James McShane, Vice President
  • - Delano Steele, Captain
  • - Juan Suarez, Security Officer

 

1 Year

  • - Clinton Allen, Security Officer
  • - Noel Cole, Security Officer
  • - Blanche Dawson, Sergeant
  • - Oscar Farina, Technical Specialist
  • - John Gerrish, Director
  • - Donald Lattimore, Sergeant
  • - Robert Williams, Security Officer

 

Ricardo Morales Crime Prevention Award

  • - Daniel Ayala, Senior Sergeant

Honorees were congratulated by Columbia's Senior Executive Vice President Robert Kasdin, who thanked them and, as he said, "couldn't be more proud to be associated with the people in the room."

Jim McShane, vice president for Public Safety, concurred with Kasdin. He said, "Each person has adhered to Public Safety's principles of pride, professionalism, and service and has gone above the call of duty to make our campus safer. I am proud of this year's group and look forward to many more successes."