September 2009 Staff News

Career Services

  • Bill Currin
    has retired.

Student Life

  • Harold Holmes
    presented a paper, “Managing Family Relationships in Transition,” at the 3rd annual International Parents Conference at Tecnológico de Monterrey at the Monterrey Tech University in Mexico. He was recognized for 15 years of service as chair of the advisory committee of the Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center Downtown Health Plaza.


  • Tom Sibert
    has been named president of Wake Forest University Physicians and chief medical officer for the Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center.
  • George Weightman
    has been named an associate director, chief operating officer and professor at the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine.


Staff members who are observing anniversaries of their employment.
(Recognition is for one year and for five through 50 years at five-year intervals.)

September 2009 Recognition

40 Years

Judy Simmons, Z. Smith Reynolds Library: Library Specialist III

30 Years

Eric Matthews, Information Systems: Associate Provost of Information Services

20 Years

Emmie Adkins, Advancement Data & Reporting Services: Manager, Donor Services
Jeffrey Holleman, University Police: Police Officer
Judy Tucker, Undergraduate Admissions: Assistant to the Director of Admissions

15 Years

Susie Hardwick, Facilities & Campus Services: Custodian
Tommy Murphy, Chemistry: Instruction Technology Consultant

10 Years

Philip Atkins, Facilities & Campus Services: Manager, Renewal & Utilities Program
Peggy Barrett, English: Administrative Assistant
Tamara Blocker, Undergraduate Admissions: Associate Director
David Jones, University Police: Police Officer
Brad McIlwain, University Advancement: Director of Regional Development
Jennifer Richwine, University Advancement: Asst. Vice President, University Events

5 Years

Alfred Carter, Facilities & Campus Services: Custodian
Tim Everidge, University Police: Parking Enforcement Officer
Joshua Gibson, University Stores: Warehouse Merchandise Assistant
Mark Mayberry, Facilities & Campus Services: Locksmith, Maintenance Team 1
Maria Roa S., Facilities & Campus Services: Custodian
Frank Shelton, Residence Life & Housing: Access Administrator
Tanya White, Facilities & Campus Services: Custodian

1 Year

Steve Allen, Information Systems: Assistant Director – SQA/SCM
Shannon Araya, Human Resources: HR Coordinator
Josh Bevill, Facilities & Campus Services: Groundskeeper
Becky Fisher, University Advancement Data & Reporting: Administrative Assistant
Cynthia Geer, Facilities & Campus Services: Custodian
Lynn Harvey-Akan, WFDD Radio: Underwriting Account Manager
Nancy McDowell, Athletics: Front Desk Assistant, Indoor Tennis Center
Aimee Mepham, Psychology: Administrative Assistant
Rhonda Myrick, University Advancement Data & Reporting: Segmentation Analyst
Laurie O’Brien, Human Resources: Director, Compensation/Benefits/HRIS
James Raper, Counseling Center: Staff Counselor
Alison Shermeta, Graylyn Conference Center: Account Manager
Sue Simpson, Undergraduate Admissions: Admissions Assistant
Peter Sorensen, WFDD Radio: Underwriting Account Manager
Chris Towles, Chaplain’s Office: Projects Coordinator
Marybeth Wallace, President’s Office: Special Assistant to the President
Kelly Zarski, Athletics: Assistant Coordinator, Strength & Conditioning

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