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2020 Chancellor’s Excellence Awards

The WSU Spokane Chancellor’s Awards recognize employees who go above and beyond their normal duties, showing strong leadership skills and serving as a great representative for WSU Spokane, both on campus and within the community.

WSU Spokane congratulates the following award recipients and their nominees:

Administrative Professional Award

Jane SummersJane Summers, Director of Student Affairs


  • Joanie Christian, Clinical Placement Coordinator, College of Nursing
  • Nick Taylor, Education Tech (IT), Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine
  • Gina Nunes, Director of Administrative Operations, Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine Medical Education & Clinical Sciences
  • Alexandra Geiger, Student Assessment Manager, Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine

Civil Service Award

DougDoug Gentis, Facilities Operations


  • Daniel Harvey, Research Technician, Biomedical Sciences
  • Jocelyn Pitlick, Academic and Community Partners, Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine
  • Quinton Jacobs, Fire Line Safety Technician, Facilities Operations

Group Award

Eric SmithCapital Planning Team Kendra Kurz
(Eric Smith and Kendra Kurz)


  • Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine, Clinical Team (Lisa Burch-Windrem, Sherri Beasley, Genesis Dashiell, Jon Davidson, Sarah Peterson, Michelle Madeen)
  • WSU Spokane Counseling Services (Jessica Mason, Sabrina Votava, Jan McCormick, Lesley Brown, Jane Summers)

All award recipients were to be recognized at a spring reception, however, due to the current conditions, WSU Spokane has been forced to postpone that celebration to a date in the fall. In the interim, award recipients will receive a special gift in the mail.