Employee of the Month Award

Mission

The Texas Law Employee of the Month Award is a way to recognize employees who make exceptional contributions to the University of Texas School of Law.

  • All Texas Law faculty and staff may nominate one eligible staff member via the online recognition form during the open submission window (monthly).
  • All nominations received during the year stay on file for consideration towards the employee of the year award.
  • Eligible for Nominations:
    • School of Law and Law Library employees
    • Classified and A&P employees are eligible
    • Faculty members are not eligible
    • Probationary staff are not eligible

2023-24 Award Recipients

September 2023: Dave Farnam, Director of Student Recruitment, Admissions
October 2023: Leticia Garcia, Technical Services Assistant, Tarlton Law Library
November 2023: Kristina Avila, Administrative Services Officer, Accounting
December 2023/January 2024: Zoe Ramirez, Faculty Coordinator

2022-23 Award Recipients

Employee of the Year: Collyn Smith, Senior Administrative Associate, Student Affairs Office

September 2022: Herman Vallejo, Manager of Shipping/Receiving, Facilities
October 2022: Laura Ari, Senior Administrative Associate, Accounting
November 2022: Marla Massin, Associate Director of Advocacy Programs
December 2022/January 2023: Christina Dost, Clinical Administrative Manager
February 2023: Sally Zaleski, Faculty Program Coordinator
March 2023: Collyn Smith, Administrative Associate, Student Affairs Office
April 2023: Cassandra Shulter, Senior Program Coordinator, Admissions

2021-22 Award Recipients

Employee of the Year: Yvette Alvarado, Associate Director of Development for Stewardship, Alumni Relations & Development

September 2021: Joaquin Tovar, Building Manager, Facilities
October 2021: Wendy Schneider, Brand and Communications Manager, Communications Office
November 2021: Courtney Brown, Student Program Coordinator, Student Affairs Office
December 2021/January 2022: Laura Trevino, Library Assistant II, Tarlton Law Library
February 2022: Laura Ari, Senior Administrative Associate, Accounting
March 2022: Yvette Alvarado, Associate Director of Development for Stewardship, Alumni Relations & Development
April 2022: Judy White, Faculty Academic Program Coordinator