Employee of the Quarter

Laurie Averill, center, with Union City Clinic faculty, residents, and staff.


Laurie Averill - Lead Dental Assistant, Union City Clinic

The current employee of the quarter is Laurie Averill, Lead Dental Assistant at the Union City Clinic. She performs chairside duties and assists dental students and AEGD residents with four-handed dental procedures. Her commitment to the University community, professionalism, outstanding customer service skills and other qualities helped her achieve this recognition.

Quotes from Laurie's colleagues:

"A very professional, exceptional worker...[Laurie] goes way beyond the position in all aspects of making sure the facility runs smoothly."

"The residents have the highest regard for her exceptional skills [and] she is helpful to the students and makes them feel part of the staff."


Autumn 2014 - Armando Ortega (Human Resources Manager, Human Resources)
Summer 2014 -  Adrian Hernandez (Network Administrator, Information Technology) 
Spring 2014 -  Nancy Bellaci (Administrative Assistant, Academic Affairs)
Winter 2014 — Marco Castellanos (Director, Financial Aid)
Autumn 2013 — Maria Petersen (Administrative Assistant, Pacific Dental Helix Curriculum)
Summer 2013 — Sarah Pugeda (Administrative Assistant, Pacific Dental Helix Curriculum)
Spring 2013 — Vanessa Bricker (Interdisciplinary Manager, Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery/Implant Clinic)
Winter 2013 — Maria Sloan (Administrative Assistant, Dental Practice)
Autumn 2012 — Wilbert Presa (Dental X-Ray Technician, Radiology)
Summer 2012 — Dan Soine (Director, Marketing and Communications)
Spring 2012 — Andrew Malimban (Manager, Building Operations)