Long Service Awards and Retirement Recognition

The University of Lethbridge recognizes that our people are our greatest asset and are critical to overall University success. Your effort, dedication, insights, and opinions are all extremely valuable to the successful undertakings of our organization. The University appreciates your continued dedicated efforts, and to that end, the U of L holds an Annual Long Service Awards and Retiree Recognition Ceremony, which is held in May, in the Student Union Ballrooms. All employees are welcome to attend the ceremony.

Long Service and Retiree Recipients - 2020

The Annual Long Service and Retiree Award ceremony was cancelled in May 2020, due to the COVID-19 pandemic; however recognizing these individuals is an important priority, especially in these unusual times.  Below is a list of employees whom Retired between July 1, 2019-June 30, 2020; and all the Long Service Recipients who reached their milestone anniversary date between July 1, 2019-September 1, 2020.


Doran Anderson, Stella Baah, Richard Baceda, Chris Flexhaug, Donella Glynn, Wendy Herbers, Catherine Kingfisher, Greg Martin, Valerie Moore (Malinsky), Debbie Murphy, Michael Perry, John Poulsen, Jacqueline Preyde, Debra Sewell, Leanne Wehlage-Ellis

Long Service Recipients:

50 Years

Ian Whishaw

45 Years

Reg Bibby, Merle Christie

35 Years

Jennifer Mather

30 Years

Scott Allen, Victoria Baster, Carl Budny, Garth Copeland, Peter Dibble, Tom Johnston, Hadi Kharaghani, Al Kizuk, Vernon Leckie, Karen McCallum, James McDowell, Michael McKenna, Jackie Mueller, Debbie Payne, Sergio Pellis, Nancy Walker, Wendy Westergreen, Shelly Wismath 

30, 35, 45, 50 Years and Retirees - Long Service 2020

25 Years

Heather Anderson, Fred Del Cid, Susanne Garner, Linda Gilbert, Michelle Hogue, Lyn Jose, Laurie Pacarynuk, Marc Roussel, Rebecca Seely, Lorne Williams    

25 Years - Long Service 2020

20 Years

Amir Akbary-Majdabadno, Debra Basil, Michael Basil, Brenda Bell, Jasminn Berteotti, Brian Black, Shawn Bubel, Steve Craig, Anne Dymond, Margaret Forgie, Jodie Gallais, Thelma Gunn, David Hay, Blaine Hendsbee, Mary Kavanagh, Stefan Kienzle, Kevin Matis, Muriel Mellow, Richard Mueller, Sam Ogita, Kelly Roberts, Mark Sabo, Gongbing Shan, Kim Skura, Trent Takeyasu, Gwen Umeris, Paul Vasey, Cindy Venhuis, Michael Whipple, Robert Wood, Wei Xu

20 years - Long Service 2020

15 Years

Pamela Adams, Carrie Allinson, Lorainne Armstrong, Carolin Cattoi-Demkiw, Arlene Curran, Brent Devos, Alyssa Di Rocco, Jon Doan, Jennifer Ellis-Toddington, Luis Escobar, Kris Fischer, Gail Hanrahan, Lynette Harty, Chris Horner, Stephenie Karsten, Bonnie Lee, Murray Lindsay, Brian Lutchmeesingh, Annie Martin, Dawn McBride, Kevin McGeough, Craig Milner, Wendy Osborn, Mark Sera, Shelley Smith, Tony Stannard, Kari Tanaka, Yvette Thielen, Hans-Joachim Wieden, John Zhang   

15 Years - Long Service 2020

10 Years

Donal Atkinson, Adam Clampitt, Deirdre Coburn, Rebecca Colbeck, Susan Entz, Adel Farag, Rebecca Gray, Megan Kienzle, Anna Linville, Glen MacKinnon, Mike Mahon, Kimberly Mair, John McMorran, Carmen Mombourquette, Debbie Murphy, Randy Neufeld, Anita Salberg, Ryan Shackleford, Stephanie Smailes, Terry Sutton, Ryan Waldorf   

10 Years - Long Service 2020

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