May Review Officer of the Month
Dr. Eva Johnson, Dean for Student Development and Director of Student Involvement and Leadership
Eva has served as an appeal officer this year that serves to support the conduct process and provide a level of care and concern for our students. Eva brings a wealth of knowledge and the amazing ability to see the heart of the issue in mere moments. Our Review Officers look to Eva for advice and guidance as they work to grow in their roles. Students often note how much they appreciate the time and energy that Eva has put into her work as an appeal officer. We are lucky to have her as one of our Review Officers in this process.
April Review Officers of the Month
Hal DeLaRosby, Director of Academic Advising
Hal continues to be an asset as a Review Officer and brings several years of experience to his role. He always takes the time to connect with the student and help them connect to the resources and services that would help them succeed as their best possible self at PLU. Hal continues to serve as a resource to his fellow Review Officers as well. Our process and our students are lucky to have Hal as a part of our process.
Allison Stephens, Assistant Director of Academic Advising
Allison has the amazing distinction of having served as the PLU Conduct Coordinator in the past which means she brings an amazing wealth of knowledge and experience to the role of Review Officer. Allison consistently shows passion, care, and concern for our students throughout the Review Meeting process. Students have noted her level of care and concern as some of the reasons why she is one of their favorite staff members at PLU. Her outstanding work and dedication makes it a pleasure to work with her and only improves our process.
February/March Review Officers of the Month
Angie Hambrick, Director of The Diversity Center
Angie continues to show her deep level of care and concern for our students through her role as a Review Officer. She continually serves in situations that require the professional knowledge and the personal finesse to be real with our students and help them figure out what it means for them to be their true selves at PLU. Angie has served for many years and is viewed as a seasoned colleague who can offer insight and help when needed. The Student Conduct Process is lucky to have professionals such as Angie serving as a Review Officer and her approach is one that only betters our work.
Ian Jamieson, Assistant Director of Student Involvement and Leadership
Ian continually goes above and beyond to serve our students and the process as a Review Officer. Whether he is involved in a situation that requires high levels of care and concern or is serving as an appeal officer, Ian gives his all. Students have noted that Ian has made them feel heard and respected through the Student Conduct Process. Ian continues to be willing to work closely with colleagues as a Review Officer or serve as a resource to students who are going through the process. His dedication and work warrant this recognition as a Review Officer of the Month.
November/December Review Officers of the Month:
Tom Huelsbeck, Associate Dean of Campus Life and Executive Director of Residential Life
Tom received this honor by demonstrating a commitment and dedication to providing an educational experience for our students throughout the Review Meeting process. Tom shows a level of care and concern that is unparalleled and results in his fellow Review Officers truly enjoying the opportunity to work with him on occasion. His continued support and willingness to serve is appreciated by not only the staff but by the students who interact with him throughout the process.
Joel Zylstra, Director, Center for Community Engagement and Service
Joel has received this honor as a result of his thoughtful nature, willingness to ask the difficult questions, and ability to help students connect to the core issue in a situation. His colleagues have commented on his remarkable talents as a Review Officer and how it is pure joy to work with him and watch his mind work. Joel credits his success in this role to his Review Officer partners including past recipient Lace Smith.
October Review Officer of the Month:
Mercy Daramola, Resident Director for Stuen and Ordal, Residential Life
Mercy received this honor in her first semester as a professional staff member at Pacific Lutheran University by demonstrating a commitment and dedication to providing an educational experience for our students. Her nominator noted her level of care and concern for not only the student but the greater community. We are lucky to have her as one of our Review Officers.
September Review Officer of the Month:
Lace Smith, Assistant Director for Technology and Social Media, Student Involvement and Leadership
Lace received this honor as a result of her commitment and dedication to providing an educational experience for our students. Even in difficult situations or meetings, students note the level of care and respect that Lace demonstrates at all times. We are very lucky to have her as one of our Review Officers.