Professional Staff Award for Excellence
2012 winner: Dana Edward
Director of Certification and Accreditation, Woodring College of Education
Before she came to Western in 1999, Dana Edward had more than 25 years of experience in the public sector. She has worked for the San Diego Convention Center Corporation, the San Diego Housing Commission, and the San Diego County Department of Social Services.
During the academic year, she works with faculty and staff across campus dealing with curricular revisions and proposals, and advises on educator certification. For the last few years, her focus has been on the coordination of a concurrent state program approval and national accreditation site visit.
2011 winner: Devlin O'Donnell
Coordinator of CASAS, Prevention and Wellness Services
2010 winner: Bill Managan
Assistant Director of Operations, Facilities Management