Employee of the Quarter

Rauri Finan (center), with Director of Information Technology & Telecommunications Raybel Ramos (left) and Interim Dean Dr. Nader Nadershahi (right)


Rauri Finan - Video Conferencing and Classroom Technology Specialist

The current employee of the quarter is Rauri Finan, Video Conferencing and Classroom Technology Specialist in the department of Information Technology. Rauri is responsible for maintaining the video conference infrastructure and software, providing support for video conferencing technologies, and collaborating with the Instructrional Design Support Specialist in supporting and implementing educational technology. His commitment to the University community, professionalism, outstanding customer service skills and other qualities helped him achieve this recognition.

Quotes from Rauri's colleagues:

"Rauri [is] critical to the success of the academic program in our current environment. Rauri's ability to provide consistent, high-level customer service to faculty who are often frustrated with classroom technology should not be undervalued." 

"Rauri has played a consistently strong role in supporting faculty and staff users of classroom technology...he is without fail knowledgable, professional, and polite. He listens and communicates well, and he offers sound suggestions and recommendations. His follow-through is outstanding."


Autumn 2015 - Michael Interrante (Audio Visual and Computer Support Technician, Information Technology)
Summer 2015 - Sandy Ow (Grants & Contracts Coordinator, Business Office)
Spring 2015 - Bradd Jenkins (Senior Accountant, Business Office)
Winter 2015 - Laurie Averill (Lead Dental Assistant, Union City Clinic)
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)