The President’s Cabinet, in collaboration with Staff Senate, the Business Office, the Office of Human Resources, and Aramark Food Services is pleased to share with you the Employee of the Month program.  This program is designed to recognize those employees who go above and beyond the call of duty by exhibiting excellence and dedication to one or more of Lander’s Core Values as we strive to become an employer of choice.

Any Lander employee may nominate any full-time staff member by completing the online Nomination Form located on the HR Forms website.  The person completing the form does not have to work in the same department as the staff member being nominated. All nominations will be submitted to the Office of Human Resources for acknowledgement that the employee is in good standing, then forwarded to Staff Senate for discussion and voting. Decisions will be based on which nominee best represents Lander’s Core Values.  

Nominations received by the last Friday of each month will be considered for the following month’s award.

Congratulations to Our Employee of the Month

Robbie Martin

Matthew Gilstrap​​
Director of Campus Rec & Intramural Sports
Campus Recreation

Matthew has been encouraging and supportive in bringing wellness initiatives to Lander’s community.  The innovation behind the Student Affairs Lunchtime Crunchtime program shows his determination to promote a healthier campus, and we look forward to seeing that same level of motivation spread to other departments.  He is eager to serve areas outside of his own through his volunteer efforts.  

Honorable Mentions

The employees below were also nominated for the February 2019 award and deserve honorable mention.

  • Karen Hammond - College of Arts & Humanities
  • Tammie Mallory - College of Science & Mathematics
  • Sherry Smith - Business & Administration

Past Recipients

Donna Knight

JANUARY 2019
Robbie Martin

Grounds Specialist III
Physical Plant 

Donna Knight

FEBRUARY 2018
Donna Knight

Administrative Assistant
College of Behavioral 
& Social Sciences

Kim Wilson

MARCH 2018
Kim Williams

Registered Nurse
Wellness Center

Larry Baker

APRIL 2018
Larry Barker

Energy Manager
Physical Plant

Greg Allen

MAY 2018
Greg Allen

Uniform Patrol Services Captain
University Police

Taylor Johnston

JUNE 2018
Taylor Johnston

Director of Institutional Effectiveness
​Academic Affairs

Joe Franks

JULY 2018
Joe Franks
Student Services Manager
Counseling Services

Brandon Felder

AUGUST 2018
Brandon Felder​
Assistant Registrar
Registrar’s Office

Marcus Paul

SEPTEMBER 2018
Marcus Paul​
Utilities/Custodial Supervisor
Physical Plant

ashley wilkie

OCTOBER 2018
Ashley Wilkie​​
Budget Director
Business & Administration

Jalysa O'Conner Green

NOVEMBER 2018
Jalysa O'Conner Green​​
Assistant Director of Student Conduct
Student Affairs

Tommy Tumblin

DECEMBER 2018
Tommy Tumblin

Building / Grounds Specialist I
Physical Plant

Nomination Forms are located on the HR Forms site and should be delivered to Human Resources or e-mailed to Angie Allen no later than the last Friday of the month for consideration for the following month’s award.