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LLU celebrates employees with recognition banquet

Employees that have served Loma Linda University for five years are recognized by Drs. Hart and Carter.
Employees that have served Loma Linda University for five years are recognized by Drs. Hart and Carter.
During a special employee recognition banquet, 561 individuals were honored for their service to Loma Linda University. The event was held June 20 in Wong Kerlee International Conference Center.

 The following employees were honored:

55 years
Smith, Chauncey L.
Wat, Bo Ying
45 years
Lau, Francis Y.K.
Nelson, Jerald C.
Sanders, Isaac
Schwandt, Allen L.

40 years
Elder, Harvey A.
Murdoch, J. Lamont
Nethery, W. James
Rhynus, Linda
Stiffler, Rita M.
Wilbur, David W.
Wise, James R.
Zirkle, Thomas J.

35 years
Ahnholm, J. Milford
Beeson, Larry
Behrens, B. Lyn
Carrigg, Karen L.
Connell, Bertrum C.
Crigger, Max
Davis, Claudia
Gonzalez, Wilberth
Hart, Richard H.
Kettering, James D.
Lessard, George M.
Mace, John W.
Mcgill, Kenneth J.
Reiswig, Philip H.
Roth, Kenneth R.
Teel, Robert W.

30 years
Anderson, Donald Lynn
Bansal, Ramesh C.
Bedros, Antranik A.
Benzatyan, Anahid
Berk, Lee S.
Carley, Edward
Catino, Deborah
Chonkich, George D.
Clark, Frances
Cranfill, Julianna
Cumings, Christopher D.
Dharmaraj, Emmalein
Egelberg, Jan H.
Ellstrom Mervin L.
Herber, Marilyn J.
Huang, W. Luke
Isaeff, Dale M.
Isaeff, Wayne B.
Johnston, George E.
Keller Jr., William H.
Lois-wenzel, M. Eliana
McDonald, Pearl Z.
McNeill, James I.
Medford, Debbie
Petti Jr., George H.
Reese, Leroy A.
Sakala, Elmar P.
Sentenn, Gregg A.
Sorrells, Carol
Torabinejad, Mahmoud
Unis, Joseph S.
Wall, Carol
Wolfsen, James L.

25 years
Anderson, Nancy J.
Archambeau, John O.
Ask, Mihran N.
Britt III, William G.
Carlisle, Linda
Chase, Donald R.
Condon, Vaneta M.
Drake, Carlene M.
Ekroth Yukl, Ann J.
Evans, Adeeba
French, Katty Joy
Gugan, Agnes S.
Hall, B. Daniel
Huang, Galen C.L.
Imthurn, Carl
Kalbermatter, Olga K.
Kamdar, Vikram V.
Khoo, Keiko I.
Lau, Kin-hing William
Linkhart, Thomas A.
McGann, David G.
Mohan, Subburaman
Munson, James L.
Munson, Laurel J.
Ota, Marlene M.
Ryu, Junichi
Shah, Praful C.
Wurangian-caan, Nelia C.
Yacoub, Ignatius

20 years
Adell, Cindy
Alemozaffar, Farzaneh
Applegate II, Richard L.
Boling, Eugene P.
Bradshaw, Leslye
Bruckner, Evert A.
Bunnell, William P.
Chin, Linda
Chrisler, John
Clark, Dennis E.
Daniel, William
Frankson, Myris Ivette
Gatov, Nelson R.
Greenhouse, Maria
Harms, Lawrence A.
Henderson, Sondra H.
Herrman, Jan M.
Heywood, J. Thomas
Johnson, Ronald S.
Kaushal, Kanchan
Lamberton, Henry H.
Larsen, Richard
Leber, Steven L.
Lee, Sally
Lier, Anthony B.
Martinez, Erlinda
Matiko, James D.
Medina, Keri L.
Moline, Mary E.
Nick, Doyle R.
Petersen, Floyd
Rungaroon, Santisuk
Rynearson, R. David
Slater, Jerry D.
Spencer-Smith, E. Laurence
Staff, Jodi
Stoddard, Jeanne
Townsend, Patricia A.
Turturica, Ionel
Vipond, Bertrand H.
Wessels, Izak F.
Wilkins, David L.
Wilson, Alisa
Wood III, David L.
Yhip, Sherrie D.
Yu, Leisure
Zuppan, Craig W.

15 years
Ahmad, Imdad
Akin, Marie-Rose M.
Anderson, S. Eric
Andres, Melba
Bartos-Specht, Rebekah
Baugh Jr., Wilson B.
Beckwith, J. Bruce
Belin, Lynna S.
Bischoff, Frederick M.
Bond, Maxine
Brigger, Nathan
Bryan, Patrick J.
Buchholz, John N.
Burnham, Gilbert M.
Butler, Terrence L.
Byrne, John M.
Calderon, Gwendolyn
Chee, Molly
Cheek, Gregory A.B.
Chow, Kent
Christensen, Heidi L.
Chung, Deborah M.
Cojocaru, Traian T.
Collier, Carl E.
Connors, Dianna L.
Cunningham, Janet A.
Dandamudi, Nagamani
Day, Lawrence D.
Dew, Ann L.
Dyjack, Angela B.
Dyjack, David T.
Earnest, Tammy
Enge, Kari M.
Fowler, Jeri
Frank, Robert J.
Garrett-Lexion, Constance L.
Gonzaga, Alma A.
Haglund, Andrew
Hoerner, Patricia C.
Huffaker, Susan M.
Isaac, George M.
Johnson, Helen
Joreteg, Torbjorn I.
Kalina, Sharon L.
Kanacki, Lana S.
Langga-Sharifi, Euly M.
Lee, Esther C.
Lee, Shirley A.
Lidner, Carla
Loredo, Lilia N.
Marutsos, Irene
Misch, Carl E.
Multani, Malwinder K.
Nahoum, Henry I.
Oberg, Kerby C.
Oregel, Barbara
Panaguiton, Maria Isabel
Peters, Warren R.
Piantini, Rebecca E.
Radovich, Patricia A.
Rell, Anastacia
Ribeiro, Paulo A.
Rice, Gail T.
Roberts, Wendy E.
Roflo, Alfredo
Roghair, Garry D.
Ruckle, Herbert C.
Samady, Abdul R.
Samperio, Elaine
Santos-kho, Delfin T.
Shah, Manoj C.
Shankel, Tamara M.
Shaughnessy, Paige S.
Sherwin, Thomas S.
Shoji, Hiromu
Sloop, R. Richard
Stier, Gary R.
Thompson, Kevin S.
Utrapiromsuk, Suwannee
Walker, Kimberly
Walker, Ted
Whitten, Crystal G.
Wilkins, Kristi
Winslow, Betty W.
Winston, Karen A.
Wong, Sammy S.
Young, Lionel W.

10 years
Adorador, Anita Corina
Ahmad, Borhaan S.
Appleton, Carol J.
Avendula, Cleofas
Ayon, John
Beck, Leah Romero
Bedoya, Evelyn
Blanton, Christopher L.
Bordeur, David C.
Buckert, Linda S.
Carr, Mark F.
Chavez, David V.
Chow, Tony K.
Ciurdar, Raveca
Cole, Bradley A.
Cortez-Flores, Frank C.
Cota Jr., Louis J.
Cowan, Gloria
Daniel-Underwood, Lynda
Dekoning, Linda Diane
Desai, Sandip J.
Dewitt, Jennifer
Donahue, Sherie Lynette
Espinoza, Keren
Fernando, Ronald S.
Flaxel, Christina J.
Friesen, Debra K.
Galvan, Annabelle
Garland, Danielle Gayle
Garvin, Patricia L.
Grames, Barry S.
Grange, Jeff T.
Hannawi, Mayasa
Hillebrand, Donald J.
Hirokane, Jane M.
Hoffman, Charles D.
Honrada, Leonel
Horinouchi, Catherine K.
Horvath, Zolton
Ing, Michael B.
Jensen, James B.
Johstone, Dale R.
Jones, Tamako
Kattadiyil, Mathew T.
Keushkerian, Simon M.
Khehra, Balram S.
Kim, Daniel I.
Kim, J.S.
Kimball-Jones, Penny L.
Kinback, Kevin M.
Kleinman, S. Alejandro
Kloeffler, Gale D.
Kong, Ivan
Kuck, Glen R.
Lennan, Patricia M.
Leon, Delia
Li, Kamin
Li, Yiming
Litvinoff, Gregory P.
Loh, Michelle H.
Lohman III, Everett B.
Lundgren, Guisella J.
Luther, R. Daniel
Lynch, E. Lea
Malik, Priya
Marshall, Edward C.
Martell, Axa I.
Martell, J. Todd
Mcclure, Faith H.
Melcher, Carolyn, L.
Messina, Mark J.
Messina, Virginia L.
Morgan, Walter C.
Mthombeni, Jonathan J.
Nelson, M. Gary
Noutfia, Monica
Ojogho, Okechukwu N.
Okada, Geoffrey T.
Oliverio Jr., Michael R.
Oshita, Patrick S.
Ota, Leh C.
Pearson, Sharon L.
Pesavento, Richard D.
Pfeiffer, Terese R.
Piedra-Munoz, Isabella
Pollard, Leslie N.
Proctor, Daryl
Rader, Edward
Reyes, Romeo
Reynolds, Lowell W.
Rich, Darla L.
Riggs, Matt L.
Rizkalla, Suzanne S.
Robinson, Jackie
Roggenkamp, Clyde L.
Roth, Patricia J.
Rudatsikira, Emmanuel M.
Russo, Marisa
Santa Maria, Daisy
Schneider, Louise E.
Schultz, Gerald
Serabyn, Cynthia L.
Shabahang, Shahrokh
Sheu, Maria M.
Shum, Terence H.
Sihotang, Alfarius
Smith, Anna
Sowers, Lawrence C.
Stanhiser, Ruth A.
Stokes, Patricia
Tamares, Shanelee
Tan, Catherine A.
Tappen, Patricia G.
Teyber, Edward
Thomas, Teresa C.
Togatorop, Ferdinand
Tudtud-Hans, Leah A.
Turner, Rodney L.
Valentini, Pascal
Wacker, Christopher E.
William, Hyveth B.
Wright, Kenneth R.
Yowell, Peggy
Zappia, Jane N.

5 years
Aguilar, Elena
Al-ardah, Aladdin J.
Apuy, Robert C.
Armstrong, Daniel R.
Armstrong, Darlene A.
Aune-Nelson, Beth
 Avina, Robert L.
Bachkirova, Svetlana
Baldwin, Dalton Duane
Balli, Kevin C.
Barcega, Besh Rhyl B.
Bedashi, Allan M.
Bellermann, Maria Margarete
Bianchi, Christian
Bischoff, Joann K.
Born, Christopher Paul
Bowen, Wiliam W.
Brito, Florentina
Broome, Dale R.
Burdzy, Artur Marek
Cabasag, Roger J.
Canga-Sia, Cynthia R.
Carlson, John P.
Carriedo, Heather A.
Carvalho, Juliana
Chambers, Melody
Chan, Bobby S.
Chan, Jacqueline
Chang, Suzanne E.
Chavez, Carlos E.
Cheng, Wayne K.
Chitsazan, Morteza
Chrisler, John M.
Church, Christopher A.
Clark, Alexandra M.
Cocjin, Timoteo Labtang
Coronado, Michael P.
Cortes, Armando
Dart Jr., G. Charles
Demirdji, Samuel A.
Demos, Debra S.
Domingo, Miriam Aprillen
Duff, Janeen C.
Dunbar, Marcia A.
Dunbar, Stephen G,
Dupper, Brent D.
Eachus, H. Todd
Earp, Judy Ann
Eby, Michael W.
Eke, Clifford C.
Elo, Jeffrey A.
Faltas, Nabil S.
Farnos-Visedo, Alvado
Ficken, Clarice R.
Filippov, Valeri
Fisher, Kendra L.
Foo, Ron S.
Freeman, Kimberly R.
Fujimoto, Edward K.
Furber, Juline K.
Furr, Yvonne J.
Galvez, Cesar A.
Ganchingco, Barbara J.
Garabedian, Robert L.
Gardiner, Nalini Rambocus
Garrison, Roger C.
Gibbs, Liliane H.
Golkar, Linda
Gonzales, Gloria Victoria
Gonzalez, Lilia Angelica
Gordon, Mark W.
Gordon, Dawn M.
Guzman, Obed
Haacke, E. Mark
Haiavy, Jacob
Hall, Susan L.
Hamada, Norman M.
Hanna, Suzanne M.
Harder, Sheri L.
Hayden, Jonathan M.
Hilton, Janice E.
Hoffmann, Oliver C.
Huaringa, Armando J.
Hutubessy, Bernard A.
Ibrahim, Waleed A.
Imperio, Joshua A.
Ivanovic, Daniza
Janz, Mark R.
Jen, Trisha L.
Jesse, James T.
Johnson, James P.
Johnson, Debbie Ann
Kawahara, Nancy E.
Kim, Y. William
Kisinger, Noreice R.
Koops, Dana M.
Koteira, Faher E.
Kozman, Maher S.
Kroetz, Janet M.
Lawrence, Larry C.
Lee, Daniel Y.
Lee, Scott Sangmoo
Lee, William B.
Li, Fengchun
Lin, Ju-an
Linares, Stefani Lillian
Lindley, Elisa M.
Linton, Anne E.
Liu, Yong
Lopez, Eduardo C.
Mahmoud, Guisou
Mandapati, Ravi
Mansour, Marie C.
Masangcay, Claro Y.
Mcafee, Molly K.
Meert, Jamie T.
Mego, Miguel E.
Mendoza, Juanita Elvira
Mermon, Pamela Arvella
Moretta, Carlos M.
Morris, Christopher L.
Morris, Joan
Moynihan, James A.
Mutinga, Mueni L.
Narula, Minakshi
Nation, N. Jared
Nazari, Mostafa
Negerie, Mekebeb
Nelson, Bonnie A.
Oakley, Eric E.
Ochoa, Maria Ebelin
Ortiz-Campos, Cesar
Osterdock, Renatta
Padilla, Reynaldo
Pai, Ramdas G.
Palma, Josue Dela Cruz
Patel, Jigar D.
Patel, Matilal C.
Paunescu, Robert Marius
Polycarpe, Martine Y.
Prieto-Garcia, Rita
Rana, Yogita
Raza, Anwar S.
Raza, Syed J.
Rea, Breanda L.
Rezkalla, Maher
Riojas, Ruth
Ropacki, Michael T.
Rusch, Roy M.
Sadjadi, Seyed-ali
Samples, John W.
Scott, Kendall G.
Scott, Loreen K. A.
Sebastian, Pamela R.
Seheult, Erin Michelle
Seheult, Katherine Ziprick
Shiu, Wlifred Wai-chung
Silberstein, Jeanne F.
Smallridge, Sobyeda Maria
Sorenson, Patricia M.
Spencer-Safier, Michelle
Stepien, Betty
Stewart, Gail M.
Stokes, Rosemary
Sveen, Lars E.
Swisher, Larry G.
Tan, Robert
Tarar, Ahmad K.
Tran, Loius P.
Uffindell, Sarah H.
Ugarte, Katherine Diane
Umezu, Kiyotaka
Uppala, Padma P.
Valcourt, Jazqueline
Vermeersch, David A.
Ward, Wayne E.
Webster, Deborah L.
Willardsen, John E.
Williams, Kristy Wilkes
Wilson, Colwick M.
Wilson, Deleise S.
Wilson, Emilie L.
Winkler, Patricia J.
Withers, Shelly A.
Wolf, Kathleen M.
Wongworawat, M. Daniel
Yang, Xuan Hong
Zarate, Angelica Chavez
Zhao, Betty
Special honorees
Bernotas, Karen
Brand, Leonard
Elder, Harvey A.
Gandy, Mary L.
Hickman, Donald M.
Murdoch, J. Lamont
Nakamoto, Masao
Nethery, W. James
Peters, Donald L.
Rathbun, W. Eugene
Reeves, Clifton D.
Rhynus, Linda
Roberts, Douglass B.
Sanders, Isaac
Schone, Herman
Simms, Richard
Stilson, Donald L.
Watkins, Hubert
West, J. Ronald
Wilbur, David W.
Wise, James R.
Zirkle, Thomas J.

By Dustin R. Jones, MA
At the employee recognition banquet, employees with 10 years of service pose with Drs. Carter and Hart.
At the employee recognition banquet, employees with 10 years of service pose with Drs. Carter and Hart.
Drs. Hart and Carter pose for a picture with employees that have worked at the University for 15 years.
Drs. Hart and Carter pose for a picture with employees that have worked at the University for 15 years.
Loma Linda University employees who have served the institution for 20 years pose with Drs. Hart and Carter.
Loma Linda University employees who have served the institution for 20 years pose with Drs. Hart and Carter.
Dr. Hart and Dr. Carter pose for a picture with employees that have give 25 years of service to the institution.
Dr. Hart and Dr. Carter pose for a picture with employees that have give 25 years of service to the institution.
Drs. Carter and Hart congratulate LLU employees for their 30 years of service during the June 20 recognition.
Drs. Carter and Hart congratulate LLU employees for their 30 years of service during the June 20 recognition.
Employees with 35 years of service at Loma Linda University pose for a picture with Dr. Carter, Dr. Hart, and B. Lyn Behrens, MBBS (right). Dr. Behrens was also honored for her 35 years of service.
Employees with 35 years of service at Loma Linda University pose for a picture with Dr. Carter, Dr. Hart, and B. Lyn Behrens, MBBS (right). Dr. Behrens was also honored for her 35 years of service.
From left, Linda Rhynus, Rita Stiffler, J. Lamont Murdoch, and Harvey Elder celebrate their 40 years of employment at Loma Linda University with a picture with Drs. Hart and Carter.
From left, Linda Rhynus, Rita Stiffler, J. Lamont Murdoch, and Harvey Elder celebrate their 40 years of employment at Loma Linda University with a picture with Drs. Hart and Carter.
Dr. Carter and Dr. Hart congratulate Jerald Nelson (second from left) and Francis Lau for their 45 years of service.
Dr. Carter and Dr. Hart congratulate Jerald Nelson (second from left) and Francis Lau for their 45 years of service.
Bo Ying Wat (center) is recognized for his 55 years of service to Loma Linda University. Pictured with Dr. Wat are Ron Carter, PhD, vice chancellor for academic affairs and Richard Hart, MD, DrPH, chancellor of Loma Linda University.
Bo Ying Wat (center) is recognized for his 55 years of service to Loma Linda University. Pictured with Dr. Wat are Ron Carter, PhD, vice chancellor for academic affairs and Richard Hart, MD, DrPH, chancellor of Loma Linda University.
Drs. Carter, Hart, and Behrens pose for a picture with the special honorees of the recognition banquet. From left are Dr. Carter, Dr. Hart, Richard Simms, Linda Rhynus, Harvey Elder, Leonard Brand, J. Lamont Murdoch, Thomas Zirkle, and Dr. Behrens.
Drs. Carter, Hart, and Behrens pose for a picture with the special honorees of the recognition banquet. From left are Dr. Carter, Dr. Hart, Richard Simms, Linda Rhynus, Harvey Elder, Leonard Brand, J. Lamont Murdoch, Thomas Zirkle, and Dr. Behrens.

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