Camaraderie blossomed Tuesday during NAU’s annual Employee Appreciation Mixer at du Bois Center.

Presented by the Classified Staff Advisory Council, the 15th annual mixer’s theme was “Sowing the Seeds of Success” and featured 23 staff members winning peer recognition awards and 22 tables planted with plenty of information. The Registrar’s Office was chosen Best Table Display by the CSAC guest judges, and the College of Health and Human Services was selected Best Table Display by popular vote.

The Center for International Education won honorable mention in the popular vote.

More than 70 door prizes were awarded, including donations from NAU departments and restaurants, stores and other services throughout Flagstaff.

View photos from the mixer here.

2009 Peer Recognition Awards

Mark Aasmundstad, administrative assistant, Environmental Sciences
Robert Audet, laboratory manager, Biological Sciences
Bruce Bryant, program coordinator, College of Engineering Forestry and Natural Sciences
Patti Buchanan, material supply storekeeper, Campus Supply
Sabine Butler, administrative assistant, College of Health and Human Services
Kathleen Carpenter, academic adviser, College of Education
Laura Cook, administrative assistant, College of Education
Sandy Dubuque, program coordinator, Physical Therapy and Athletic Training
Tim Darby, support systems analyst, College of Arts and Letters
Patrick Fahey, HVAC controls mechanic, Capital Assets
Joe Harbottle, HVAC controls mechanic, lead, Capital Assets
Tony Heal, electrician, Capital Assets
Bonny Hodges, administrative specialist, Educational Support
Carol Holden, associate accountant, Colorado Plateau Research Station
David Lord, program coordinator, Distance Learning
David Mac Cormack, electrician, Capital Assets
Lewis Mason, teller, Office of the Bursar
Thomas Miller, HVAC refrigeration mechanic, Capital Assets
Lorinda Nuvayestewa, program coordinator, Education Support
Sylvia Padilla, custodian, Capital Assets
Jaime Roig, general maintenance mechanic, Capital Assets
Frank Valdovino, painter, Capital Assets
Diann Whittier, administrative associate, NAU-Yuma