Employees Celebrated for Service to Cypress College Students

Cypress College hosted its annual End-of-the-Year Luau on Wednesday, May 7, 2014. The event honors employees reaching milestones in their employment at the College and those who are retiring.
Cypress College hosted its annual End-of-the-Year Luau on Wednesday, May 7, 2014. The event honors employees reaching milestones in their employment at the College and those who are retiring.

The recognition of employees reaching milestones and those who are retiring was held as part of the End-of-the-Year Luau.

Allen Mottershead was honored for his 45 years of service at Cypress College on Wednesday at the annual End-of-the-Year Luau. The Engineering professor was one of 64 employees recognized for their service to the College. Another 17 employees were celebrated on the occasion of their retirement this academic year.

Also participating in the celebration were nearly 30 retirees of the College, dating back to its inception in 1966. They had been invited back to campus for the lunch and for a meeting to help plan the upcoming 50th anniversary celebration organized through the Foundation.

Employees who are retiring at the end of the academic year, or who have already done so, are: Jim Arbogast, George Beyer, Jeannie Blilie, Kenneth Burnett, Helena DeCoro, Carol Green, Diane Henry, Anne Herzog, Manuel Machado, Ron Miller, Jan Nelson, Kris Nelson, Fernando Oliveira, Gloria Pekala, Rebeca Sandoval, Dan Stephens, and Marion Shocklee.

The employees who were recognized for their service, listed by the number of years they have been employed at Cypress College, follow.

Five Years
Santanu Bandyopadhyay; Salvador Casillas; Christina Johannsen; Kathleen Kinrade; Louis Krebs; Miguel Miranda Romero; Timothy Noriega; Jane Walker

Ten Years
Gonzalo Arenas; Jesus Caloretti; Christopher Carmichael; Brian Dean; Nina Demarkey; Philip Dykstra; Gregory Eng; Karla Fajardo; Akiko Gotoh; Richard Hock; Steven Marshall; Amelia Mosley; Molly Schulps; Teresa Sestito; Craig Tomooka; Kimberly Tran; Cathy Wells

Fifteen Years
Melisa Barrios; Glenn Bower; James Dedic; Veronica Del Campo; Joseph Gallo; Marylou Garibaldi; David Gill; Jolena Grande; Carol Green; Paul Hamblin; Lydia Jewell; Margaret Klein; Renay Laguana-Ferinac; Ruben Martinez; Debra McPherson; Deborah Michelle; Alex Mintzer; Joyce Patti; Daniel Snook; Brinda Subramaniam; Gary Zager

Twenty Years
Monica Doman; Carol Harvey

Twenty-Five Years
Joan Daniels; Betty Germanero; Daniel Kawahara; Robert Simpson; Ambika Talwar

Thirty Years
Phillip Grisotti; Jacqueline Ha; Joe Martinez; Anna Marie Novisoff; Anita Rogers; Cathy San Roman; Donna Woo

Thirty-Five Years
Hoang Nguyen

Forty Years
Virginia Derakhshanian

Forty-Five Years
Allen Mottershead

Cypress College hosted its annual End-of-the-Year Luau on Wednesday, May 7, 2014. The event honors employees reaching milestones in their employment at the College and those who are retiring.
Cypress College hosted its annual End-of-the-Year Luau on Wednesday, May 7, 2014. The event honors employees reaching milestones in their employment at the College and those who are retiring.

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