Employee of the Month Award Recipients, 2007-2008

Mary Ann Washington, Employee of the Month Mary Ann Washington, June 2008
"Efficient, effective, professional, creative and helpful" are the words that best describe Mary Ann Washington, according to Prachi Balaji of the Language Arts Division office, who nominated Washington for Employee of the Month.
Diana Argabrite, May 2008
"Diana has worked miracles over the years, and it is time she is recognized for her dedication, outstanding performance and diligence in meeting the needs of her students, staff and faculty with grace and humility."
Diana Argabrite, De Anza Employee of the Month
Monika Winn Monika Winn, April 2008
"Monika works long hours without complaining, seamlessly multi-tasks the needs of both bookstores, and is always available to help out in order to get the job done."
Carmen Pereida, March 2008
"Students energize me. When we explore career options and they finally make the connection between school and work, I see the sparkle in their eyes and their minds expanding to new possibilities."
Carmen Pereida
Maria Serrano Maria Serrano, February 2008
"When it comes to Dining Services, few are as likely to consistently serve up excellence than Maria Serrano. And it's something she's done for 17 years."
Rudy Carranza, January 2008
"I enjoy working at De Anza," says Carranza, "especially during the annual graduation setups because of the value this ceremony has to the faculty, staff and students."
Rudy Carranza
Rob Mieso Rob Mieso, December 2007
"Rob has done a phenomenal job of rebuilding relationships with our partner high schools and developing new relationships with high schools in the east Side Union High School District."
Michelle Nga Doan, November 2007
Doan said managing the chemistry lab requires her to wear many hats, but the variety of tasks is exciting and challenging. "There's never a dull moment," she said.
Michelle Nga Doan
Ken DiMare Ken DiMare, October 2007
""Ken is always polite and considerate and willing to help in other areas of the Bookstore."
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