Engineering News

Staff Honored for Years of Service

Staff members are recognized for five to 15 years of service

From top to bottom: Kathyleen Brooks, Matthew Butzler, Ward Lavino, Amy Pokrass, and Kyle Delaney

Northwestern Engineering honors 10 staff members this month as part of the 2020 McCormick Staff Service Recognition Awards. The annual program, launched in 2004, recognizes staff members who have dedicated years of service to the school.

Honored for five years:

  • Kathyleen Brooks, financial administrator, Department of Biomedical Engineering
  • Matthew Butzler, research engineer 1, Department of Biomedical Engineering
  • Ward Lavino, assistant dean of professional education programs, McCormick Administration
  • Sarah Mitchell, associate director, McCormick Office of Professional Education
  • Bill Petersen, systems administrator, McCormick Information Technology
  • Amy Pokrass, manager of special events, Office of Marketing and Communications
  • Elizabeth Tang, assistant director of research administration, McCormick Research Administration
  • Colleen Walker, financial coordinator, Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences

Honored for 10 years:

  • Danny Bockenfeld, developer senior, McCormick Information Technology
  • Agnes Kaminski, program assistant 2, Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences

Honored for 15 years:

  • Kyle Delaney, executive director strategic initiatives and marketing, Office of Marketing and Communications