Service Award Program

The Service Award Program recognizes and rewards employees for their years of service at Sonoma State.

2015 Service Award Ceremony

On October 14, 2015, Sonoma State University’s Annual Service Awards Ceremony was held to honor the service milestones reached by 311 staff and faculty during the 2014 calendar year. 

A complete list of recipients is available here.

40 Year HonoreesR. Karlsrud
Robert Karlsrud, Liberal Studies (pictured right)
Georgia Schwartz, Student Health Center (pictured right)
Laxmi Tewari, Music  

35 Year Recipients
Lisa Hagel Karns, Northwest Information Center
Karen Pennrich, Seawolf Services
Marilyn Thompson, Music
Robert Wilson, Mathematics

30 Year Recipients
William Babula, English
Michael Brunner, English
Lynn Cominsky, Physics and Astronomy
Margaret Cook-Imoto, Student Admissions
Julie Dinkins, Library Administration G. Schwartz
John Goelz, Athletics
Matthew James, Geology
Susan Kashack, University Affairs
George Ledin Jr, Computer Science
Michael Litle, Communication Studies
George Marsh, Music
Saeid Rahimi, Engineering Degree Program
Chyral Robertson, Police and Safety Services
Janet Swing, Academic Advising
Karen Tillinghast, Environmental Studies and Planning
Randall Vincent, Music





For those recipients who were unable to attend the ceremony, please come to Human Resources to pick up your service award and pin, located in Salazar 2078. For information about this program, contact Human Resources or call 707-664-3100.