Distributed February 23, 2000
For Immediate Release
News Service Contact: Tracie Sweeney

Brown University celebrates annual Years of Service Awards

Twenty-three Brown employees will receive special honors for their 25 years of service to the University at a campus ceremony Feb. 23

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Brown University’s annual Years of Service Awards ceremony, which recognizes employees who have served 10, 20 and 25 years, will be held on campus Feb. 23.

Each employee who has worked 25 years at Brown will receive an engraved Brown University chair in appreciation of his or her years of dedicated service. The employees who have served 25 years, their titles, and departments in which they work are:


Debra Abeshaus, director, Bio-Med medical affairs
Donald Desrochers, associate director, Residential Life

East Providence

Jane Cabral, senior secretary, University Library
George Flint, library clerk, University Library
Robert Ortoleva, accountant, Controller’s Office
Calvin Watts Jr., campus police officer, Police and Security Services


Raymond Bubier Jr., director, Investment Office

North Providence

Sharon Jackson, coordinator, Brown Learning Community


Cynthia Hannaford, manager, Faculty Governance


Manuel Barreira, equipment mechanic, Facilities Management


David Ames, chaplain, Chaplain’s Office
Sarah Butler, senior production scheduler, Computing and Information Services
Mark Curran, dean and assistant provost, Provost’s Office
Kathryn DeBoer, director, Publication Services
Patricia Devine, executive officer, Psychology Department
Claude Goldman, senior programmer/analyst, Computing and Information Services
Ronald Levy, sergeant, Police and Security Services
Judith Schrier, editor/office administrator, Psychology Department
Bettye Williams, coordinator, Bio-Med medical affairs

Seekonk, Mass.

Marguerite Lamb, office manager, Psychological Services


Ellen Lech-Moore, senior library associate specialist, University Library
Dorene Morin, manager, University Library


Frances Wasserman, personnel officer, Bio-Med business affairs