The Administrative Professional Advisory Council (APAC) held a reception Thursday, May 8, 2008 to honor the recipients of the 2008 Administrative Professional Contribution Awards.  This award recognizes WSU administrative professional (AP) individuals who have contributed beyond their expected or required performance in their area/unit, for the university and the community by making a unique difference and/or their efforts have had a far reaching impact.

This year two APs were honored out of the 11 nominations received from across the WSU system.  They were Sandra (Sandi) Brabb, Assistant Director for the Department of Veterinary and Comparative Anatomy, Pharmacology and Physiology, College of Veterinary Medicine nominated by Bryan Slinker; and Joanne Greene, Associate Director for Programs, University Recreation nominated by Brad Stewart. 

The APAC also recognized the other AP nominees and nominators for their outstanding efforts and service.  They were John Brabb, Crop and Soil Sciences nominated by Bill Pan; Mark Brownell, College of Sciences nominated by Mary Sanchez-Lanier; Rosanne Chandler, School of Music nominated by Gerald Berthiaume, Charles Argersinger and Greg Yasinitsky; John Haugen, Creamery nominated by David Dean; Joe Jacobs, Health and Wellness Services nominated by Donna Hash; Laura Lahne, Center for Civic Engagement nominated by Dan Allbery and Kristin Sergeant; Rebecca (Becky) Morton, the Department of Veterinary and Comparative Anatomy, Pharmacology and Physiology nominated by Bryan Slinker; Debi Robinson-Smith, Women’s Resource Center nominated by Kintisha Williams and Joan Opyr; and Barbara Smith, Department of Entomology nominated by Richard Zack.