Five Honored with 2010 Campus Services Awards

Campus Services Employee Recognition Citations will be presented to five exemplary Campus Services staff members at the eighth annual Hank Mann Awards on Monday, March 15, from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. in the Burchfield Penney Art Center second-floor reception area. The event is open to all.

Horace “Hank” Mann, SUNY Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus of exceptional education, has funded the Campus Services Employee Recognition Awards since 2003 to recognize and reward outstanding staff members. The citations recognize those who have demonstrated an exceptional work ethic. The following employees will receive this year’s awards:

  • Thomas Schleer, Heating and Cooling
  • Deborah Johnson, custodial services
  • Richard Biddlecom, painting services
  • Donna Yager, custodial services
  • Kenneth Kloss, automotive services

Campus Services personnel maintain Buffalo State’s 45 buildings and 125-acre campus. Their responsibilities include heating and cooling, carpentry, custodial, electrical, plumbing, masonry, painting, grounds maintenance, and snow removal. They provide the campus’s mail, moving, and locksmith services; inventory control; and central receiving for all equipment and supplies received through purchase orders.

Campus Services also manages Central Stores, which houses and delivers stationery that bears the college’s name, such as envelopes and letterhead. Additionally, Campus Services manages the college’s power plant and maintains the Maud Gordon Holmes Arboretum.