Written by: Gretchen Pressley
Texas Tech University honored outstanding staff members today with the 2007 Quality
Service Awards during a ceremony at the City Bank Conference Center in the United
These annual awards recognize Texas Tech staff members who have gone above and beyond
the call of duty in their quest to provide excellent service in support of the university’s
mission and vision. This is the eleventh year for the Quality Service Awards program
at Texas Tech.
The recipients of the Chancellor’s Award of Excellence are:
Homer Lorenz (Peewee) Roberson, associate director of recreational sports, and David
Earl Wilson, senior lead custodian for the Physical Plant.
"This is certainly a deservedly if overdue recognition for a man whose work ethic
and dedication to the students, faculty, and staff as they participate in various
activities at the
Rec Center is fortified the blood, sweat, and tears so freely given by his big heart
and quality services so selflessly rendered by the legend himself, Mr. Peewee Robertson,"
said Kerry L. Billingsley, managing director of Quality Service & Professional Development.
This is the top award presented each year and each winner receives a cash award, plaque
and lapel pin denoting their outstanding service to the university.
"As the senior lead custodian at Jones AT&T Stadium, David Earl Wilson exemplifies
what every employee from the Physical Plant’s Custodial Services strives for: Being
the best," Billingsley said.
Recipients of the team award are:
Doreteo Sandoval and Edmundo del Hierro who serve as custodians for the College of
Recipients of individual awards are:
Mark Bond, technician in the School of Art; Suevelyn Brewer, supervisor for Outreach
and Distance Education; Rosie Carrillo, administrative business assistant of the Department
of Economics and Geography; Michael Carter, unit coordinator for Academic Testing
Services; Carlos Casarez, section manager for Telecommunications Services; Cindy Dickson,
administrative business assistant of the Agriculture and Applied Economics Department;
Margaret Durham, advisor in the Psychology Department; Shane Hammontree, lead programmer
analyst for the School of Education; Jay McMillen, assistant managing director for
the Office of Research Services; Elma Moreno, office manager for the School of Law
of Legal Clinics; Larry Phillippe, managing director for Student Disability Services;
Peewee Roberson, associate director of recreational sports; Emily Saiz, lead account
processor for the Department of Plant and Soil Science; Deborah Simpson, senior office
assistant in the Department of Communications Studies; Kathy Smith, assistant registrar
for the Office of the Registrar; Colette Solpietro, coordinator for sponsored programs
in the Office of Research Services; Norma Tanner, senior business assistant for the
School of Law; Matt Thompson, database administrator for T.O.S.M; Beth Trischitti,
financial manager in the Department of Architecture; David Earl Wilson, senior lead
custodian for the Physical Plant
CONTACT: Chad Covey, unit coordinator in the Department of English, (806) 742-2500
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