Each year Principal Investigators have the opportunity to nominate and recognize their RCUH employee who has made demonstrable, significant and outstanding contributions to their project during the previous year. On February 7, 2014, a luncheon was held to honor the nominees and to announce the first and second place winners for 2013.
Please join us in congratulating the following winners of the 2013 RCUH Outstanding Employee of the Year.
Outstanding Project Support Staff
1st Place: Coqui Frog Response and Control Team
Aja Akuna, Invasive Species Field Associate I
Darrell Aquino, Field Crew Leader
Kona Ball, Invasive Species Field Associate I
Dennis Green, Acting Field Crew Leader
Abe Vandenberg, Invasive Species Field Associate II
Project: tMaui Invasive Species Committee, Pacific Cooperative Studies Unit
PI: ttDr. David Duffy
2nd Place: Kelly Whelan
Project: tMauna Kea Observatories Support Services, Institute for Astronomy
PI: ttDr. Robert McLaren
Outstanding Researcher/Project Manager/Professional Staff
1st Place: Frank Farm Jr.
Project: tHyperbaric Treatment Center, John A. Burns School of Medicine
PI: ttDr. Roy Magnusson
2nd Place: Tsunami Debris Group
Jan Hafner, Scientific Computer Programmer
Nikolai Maximenko, IPRC Senior Researcher
Gisela Speidel, IPRC Outreach Specialist
Project:tInternational Pacific Research Center, School of Ocean, Earth Science and Technology
PI: ttDr. Kevin Hamilton