CWUNewsNews Moriah Kauer, Employee of the Month!, 02 Nov 2016 13:13:40<p><strong>Moriah Kauer<br>Employee of the Month<br>October 2016</strong></p><p>When asked to describe Fiscal Specialist Moriah Kauer, who also performs secretarial duties for the department, efficient and organized came to mind.&nbsp; Her department chair, Carey Gazis, humorously relates the story, “I like to joke that I can ask her to do something while I am in her office and it will be done by the time I walk up the stairs and get to my office.”&nbsp;&nbsp; The department chair continues stating that, “In addition to her efficiency and organization, Moriah has two other traits that make her an ideal employee: she is professional and also pleasant to be around.</p><p><img alt="" src="/employee-council/sites/" style="width: 500px; height: 333px;"></p><p>Moriah’s co-worker had this to say; she “became the go to person for getting information, making request, and reporting problem” as the move to the Science II building progressed. “Moriah handled all this with aplomb and kept her good humor.&nbsp; Another co-worker praised her for, “her typical calm, smooth demeanor.&nbsp; When others would have panicked in the face of what appeared to be an insurmountable task, Moriah quietly did her substantial part, one step at a time, never losing control of the situation.</p><p><br>All aspects of the Geological Sciences’ department move to Science II building have been successfully handled by Moriah, including solving logistical problems for faculty spaces, purchasing, equipment, reviewing and edited furniture orders, signage plans and tracking/reconciling equipment budget, along vender and facilities personnel interactions.&nbsp; In all of this, along with her ‘regular’ job duties, Moriah has exemplified grace and patience.</p><p><img alt="" src="/employee-council/sites/" style="width: 500px; height: 333px;"></p><p>Her nominators all acknowledged that the move to Science II was not the only job Moriah successfully handled; “she continued to fully support her department and organize all purchases, budgets, travel and classroom schedules, while fielding any and all questions that came to the department,”. The Geology team members “give their highest recommendation” for Moriah as employee of the month.</p><h3 style="text-align: center;"><br><strong>CONGRATULATIONS MORIAH!!</strong></h3><p>&nbsp;</p><hr><p><img alt="" src="/employee-council/sites/" style="width: 503px; height: 74px;"></p><p>Initiated by Classified Staff Employee Council, recognition will be given to classified employees who foster a personalized environment which supports members of the university community as well as the mission of Central Washington University. This award was created so that employees who go above and beyond their normal job responsibilities, who offer unique contributions to their work unit and/or the university as a whole, who have a significant positive impact on those they work with or come in contact with, and who consistently perform for the betterment of CWU could be recognized for their work.<br><br>Anyone may nominate an employee for this award. Award recipients will receive a $125 award and will have their name and reason for selection published in the Campus Bulletin and Employee Council minutes.</p><p style="text-align: center;"><a href=""><strong>Nominate a Classified Employee Today!</strong></a></p></br></br></br></h3 style="text-align: center;"></br></hr></br></br></p style="text-align: center;">2016 Employee Welcome BBQ A Huge Hit, 20 Sep 2016 13:12:32<div>The 2016 Employee Welcome BBQ was a huge success and a great way to kick off the 2016 - 2017 academic year. Hundreds of employees attended, partaking in games, raffles, a delicious CWU Catering BBQ spread and tons of back-to-school conversation.&nbsp;</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" src="/employee-council/sites/" style="text-align: center; width: 400px; height: 267px;"></div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>Employees could participate in an "Employee BINGO" game, in which they had to visit various locations, get a sticker of approval, and fill their card to enter for a grand prize. This game turned out to be a lot of fun for both employees and the volunteers helping at the BBQ, allowing for new acquaintances and connections to be formed.&nbsp;</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" src="/employee-council/sites/" style="text-align: center; width: 400px; height: 267px;"></div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>The President and his cabinet were also in attendance; President Gaudino engaged the crowd with a lively raffle ticket reading, and thanked the CWU employees gathered for their hard work and dedication to the university.&nbsp;</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div><strong>A HUGE thank you to the following sponsors and volunteer groups for making this back-to-school event so enjoyable for all:</strong></div><div>&nbsp;</div><div><strong>CWU Human Resources</strong></div><div><strong>CWU Combined Fund Drive</strong></div><div><strong>CWU&nbsp;Exempt Employee Association</strong></div><div><strong>CWU "Wildcat Way" Volunteers</strong></div><div><strong>CWU Catering and Event Staff</strong></div><div><strong>CWU&nbsp;Office of the President</strong></div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>&nbsp;</div><h2 style="text-align: center;"><strong>WELCOME BACK TO CWU!</strong></h2><p style="text-align: center;"><strong><img alt="" src="/employee-council/sites/" style="width: 400px; height: 267px;"></strong></p></div style="text-align: center;"></div style="text-align: center;"></h2 style="text-align: center;"></p style="text-align: center;">Delegates Needed, 17 Feb 2015 16:53:00<p>Employee Council is currently recruiting delegates from all departments at CWU.&nbsp; Delegates attend our monthly meetings, vote on Employee of the Month awards, and play a vital role in our efforts to provide a communication bridge between CWU administration and all classified employees as well as serving each other and our community.&nbsp;</p><p>We meet on the 1st Wednesday of each month at 2pm during the academic year.&nbsp; If you think you may be interested in serving on the council, please send us an email at</p><p>Thank you for your time and consideration</p><p>Lidia Anderson<br>Information Services/Enterprise Applications<br>Chair, Employee Council<br>509.963.3046</p></br></br></br>