Our staff often go above and beyond their work duties and we'd like to honor their contributions to ITS. If you'd like to highlight a co-worker's contributions or thank them for helping you out, send an email to communications director Amanda Cairo. Filling in Helen Bassham Berkeley front office and make sure the seminars were rolling during the Facilities and Conference Logistics Lead position search. Achievement Award Jay Johnson Kudos to Jay Johnson, who received a Berkeley Campus Achievement Award for his work on the new TechTransfer website. Joining the Team Raty Syka Kudos to Raty Syka on her recent appointment as the ITS Berkeley Facilities and Conference Logistics Lead. She has navigated numerous challenges in her first couple of weeks! Open House Planning Jay Johnson and Fredda Olivares Kudos to Jay Johnson who handled all of the planning and arrangements for Tech Transfer's Open House with exception of hiring the caterer, which Fredda Olivares expertly handled. Finding time John Li Kudos to John Li. John is very knowledgeable, organized, and makes detailed spreadsheets chock-full of important information. Even when busy, John will find time for his teammates. I feel very fortunate to work with John. Thank you John! Always Being There Dana Oldknow Kudos to Dana Oldknow for being an amazing and understanding supervisor and always being there for the team. Offering Support Open House Attendees A big thank you to everyone who came out to the TechTransfer open house who made the event so fun. Offering a helping hand Bernie Tan Edwards Thanks to TechTransfer's Bernie Tan Edwards for helping me to keep working safely by letting me borrow a surge protector until I could get one ordered and shipped to me after I blew mine up. Boosting morale Sean McMahon Kudos to ITS's Sean McMahon for creating the ITS morale committee, what a great idea!