Williams Celebrates Staff Members on Annual Appreciation Day

Media contact: Noelle Lemoine, communications assistant; tele: (413) 597-4277; email: [email protected]

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass., May 6, 2014—On Tuesday, May 6, Williams College will host its annual Appreciation Day, which honors staff members who have reached milestones in their service to the college. The celebration includes a luncheon for employees completing their 5th, 10th, 15th, or 20th year of service, and a dinner for employees celebrating their 25th, 30th, 35th, and 40th year of service, as well as those who are newly retired. The day is an opportunity for community members to offer thanks to the staff whose contributions uphold the college’s functionality and excellence.

This year’s retires are Dennis Brignolo, Sylvia Kennick Brown, Heather Clemow,  
Ruth Harrison, 
Fran Lapidus, 
Pete Mason, Thomas Miller, Donna St. Pierre, 
Beth Stachelek, 
Paula Tabor, and
 Cathy Yamamoto.

Olive DiGennaro and Bob Neville are celebrating 40 years at the college, while Paul Boyer, Margy Gwozdz, Tom Mahar, and Steve Rondeau are celebrating 35 years.

Celebrating their 30th year of service are Kim Altiere, Ed Bourdon, Kathy Crandall, Richard Cummings, Linda Hall, Jim Kolesar, Diane Noyes-Tovani, and Peg Weyers.

Celebrating 25 years at the college are David A. Boyer, David J. Boyer, Barb Casey, Lynn Chick, Jerry Cote, Donna Denelli-Hess, Betsy Hobson, Walter Komorowski, Kyle Lawson, Alberta McCarthy, Mary Morrison, Roger Parks, Dick Quinn, Donna Richardson, and Karen Ware.

Celebrating 20 years at the college are Jim Allison, Brenda Aubin, Wendy Berasi, Al Boyer, Gail Burda, Howard Garbarsky, Linda Goyette, Pat Hurlbut, Keli Kaegi, Kathy Kimball, Dave Maselli, Jill Mendel, Marcela Peacock, and Maureen Strype.

Celebrating their 15th year of service are Michele Alice, Karen Benko, Christine Blackman, Sherman Derby, Alice Gelheiser, Don Girard, Reina Gutierrez, Drew Jones, Kelly Kervan, Jody Kocsis, Tina Lemaire, JoAnne Moran, Bob Noel, Richard Noyes, Michelle Picard, David Polen, Tom Powers, Chris Robare, Ellen Rougeau, Karen Saunders, Paul Smernoff, Bill Southgate, Deb Stawarz, Lynn Taft, Dan Viall, Shelby Walden, Adam Wang, Alison Warner, Rob White, and Cheryl Whitney.

Celebrating 10 years of service are Carol Allard, Barbara Bell, Kris Dufour, Mark Grandchamp, Anita Gutmann, Erik Kristensen, Nicole Landy, Michelle Larabee, Tee Martin, Kay Oehler, Kortni Pikula, Katie Price, Lisa Remillard, Nicki Renaud, Maria Restrepo, Bob Scherr, Nicole Wilson, and Chris Winters.

Celebrating 5 years at the college are David Ackerson, Judy Ackert, Mary Dzbenski, Katya King, Carly Knight, Channa Mam, Kristine McLear, Michael Menard, Marybeth Mitts, Mary Kate Shea, Abigail Wattley, Bernadine Williams, and Courtney Wooliver.


For building locations on the Williams campus, please consult the map outside the driveway entrance to the Security Office located in Hopkins Hall on Main Street (Rte. 2), next to the Thompson Memorial Chapel, or call the Office of Communications (413) 597-4277. The map can also be found on the web at www.williams.edu/map