CIT staff celebrated for service

Luise Yacono
Front row, from left: Ceila Davila (25 years); Diane Sempler (30); Beth Goelzer Lyons (25). Back row, from left: Pat Graham (25); Bobby Griffin (25); Ken Ridley (35); Rich Marisa (30). Missing from photo: Juan Salomon (25); Brian Witchey (25); Sandi Boles (30); Rick Polcaro (30); Leisha Redfield (30); Ken Pendell (35).

At the department’s town meeting May 18, Cornell Information Technologies (CIT) celebrated about 50 staff members who have been Cornell employees for 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40 or more years of service. All of those recognized were given a book and certificate and thanked for their dedication and commitment.

Particularly impressive, Rick Cochran, Mariann Carpenter and Carl Moravec have been with Cornell for 44, 47 and 48 years, respectively. Other staff members celebrating a fifth-year anniversary between 5 and 35 years were:

  • Celebrating 35 years: Ken Pendell and Ken Ridley.
  • Celebrating 30 years: Sandi Boles, Rich Marisa, Rick Polcaro, Leisha Redfield and Diane Sempler.
  • Celebrating 25 years: Ceila Davila, Pat Graham, Bobby Griffin, Lillian Isacks, Beth Goelzer Lyons, Juan Salomon and Brian Witchey.
  • Celebrating 20 years: Don Buttaccio, Roberta Militello, George Norman, Bob Talda and Kim Tholen.
  • Celebrating 15 years: Anthony Adinolfi, Garry Chen, Greg Christofferson, Tim Cornwell, Tony Dellinger, Chad Dumont, Dick Herold, Derek Messie, Michael Neville and Andy Page.
  • Celebrating 10 years: Amber Aiken, David Beardsley, Patty Carnell, Kelly Chan, Kent Dalpan, RJ Davies, Danica Fisher, Eric Johnson, Chris Lyons, Todd Maniscalco, Irina Naydich, Kim Nicholson, Kent Ross, Loree Scaglione, Andy Slusar and Jason Stuart.
  • Celebrating 5 years: Ed Klimowicz and Marty Sullivan.