The Points of Excellence Award for August 2010 goes to Tim Baker of the Physical Plant.
Tim is the Assistant Director and Safety Manager for the Physical Plant. He was nominated because of his extraordinary and outstanding service and commitment to our community.
During the Big Event, a team of staff members was organized to help support this annual community service effort. Tim volunteered and his expertise was more than needed for most of the jobs that were available. A family in the community called in need of electrical work and wheel chair access to their home. Tim contacted the family and immediately assessed their needs and bought the materials and supplies needed to restore an electrical system that had been badly damaged by lightning. Tim worked several days on the electrical project and then coordinated with Truman’s Habitat for Humanity to build an ADA spec ramp, and landing with a patio and sidewalk so the homeowners could access the house from their driveway. They spent several weeks on the project. Not only did Tim build and create an access ramp to the home, he provided several Truman students with a valuable service opportunity and with experience building and constructing a deck, landing, and ramp for the couple and their two children. His leadership and caring nature demonstrated a true servant’s heart.
It is with great pleasure that the Points of Excellence Award for August 2010 be presented to Tim Baker, as he exemplifies the true spirit of service to Truman, its students and the Kirksville Community.
The Points of Excellence Award for September 2010 goes to Cheryl Miller of the Physical Plant.
Cheryl is the Academic Housekeeper Supervisor for the Physical Plant. She was nominated because of her outstanding customer service, work performance, and commitment to Truman Values.
Cheryl initially supervised only the evening shift of academic housekeepers. When the morning supervisor stepped down earlier this year, Cheryl volunteered to assume the responsibilities of that position in addition to her duties as evening shift supervisor. This act allowed the University to save money by not having to hire another supervisor while still maintaining the same level of service to the University community.
Cheryl readily fills in for absences and emergencies that occur during the morning and evening shifts and keeps the ship afloat a lot of the time!! She always performs her duties in a friendly and professional manner.
It is with great pleasure that the Points of Excellence Award for September 2010 be presented to Cheryl Miller, as she exemplifies the true spirit of service to Truman, its students and the Kirksville Community.