Distinguished Staff Awards 2008
Lori Armstrong

Lori Armstrong
Administrative Assistant
Music Industry Management

Lori meets one-on-one with nearly all of the 160 Music Industry Management majors to make sure that they are on track and also has devoted many hours to the MIM Registered Student Organization. She is involved in the community by being a public speaking moderator, participating in United Way, and also very involved in her church.

Annette Erler

Annette Erler
Clerk Typist
Physical Plant

Annette provides the best possible customer service to Physical Plant customers every day of the week. Her commitment to service often results in mornings that begin early and evenings that end late. Her involvement in the community includes 4-H, March of Dimes, United Way, Relay for Life, and other charity and church functions.

Julie Modene

Julie Modene
Food Service Stockroom Coordinator
Center Ice Food Court

Julie has promoted Ferris as a member of the Dining Services marketing team for the past 11 years. Dining Services has grown from generating very little off-campus sales into an organization that is generating more than $1 million in yearly sales which has been recognized nationally. She is also involved in Welcome Week, Orientation, hosting and training students for internships in marketing and business, and the Adopt-A-Highway program.

Denise Moulter

Denise Moulter
Administrative Secretary to the Dean
University Center for Extended Learning

Denise has been described as "performing her work at a high level with professionalism and efficiency." She demonstrates her desire to help others by putting her own needs aside when necessary to help and assist co-workers and students. She has been active in the Stanwood Elementary PTO, Morley Stanwood Middle School PTO and Cub Scouts.

Deb Vance

Deb Vance
Secretary Level II
Department of Languages and Literature

Deb has been said to embody the mission of the University by treating every student with dignity, respect and kindness -- all while keeping the Languages and Literature office running smoothly. She has been involved in the local canine therapy dog group, volunteers at the Old Rugged Cross museum, and has baked and delivered cookies weekly for the past 17 years to Reed City Hospital's Skilled Nursing Facility patients.