The UCSF HR Employee Recognition Program Selection Committee is pleased to announce the Employee of the Month Award recipients for September 2015, Kevin Ching and Kattie Dinh! Congratulations to them both! In addition to recognition, they will each receive a certificate and $50 Visa gift card.

Name: Kevin Ching
Job Title: Benefits Specialist
HR Team/Work Unit: Benefits Specialty Center

Why Nominated:

  • "He is highly responsive, extremely patient, and always accurate in providing consultation to HR and his clients."
  • "He often receives accolades from employees praising his great work. In fact, our prior Chancellor, Michael J. Bishop, praised Kevin for the extremely valuable retirement counseling experience he had last year."
  • "Kevin has jumped in and saved the day many times to pick up where a team member may have left off or to pitch in and take on additional work when our team was in need."

What does Kevin enjoy doing outside of work?
"I love to travel and I love to eat . . . especially when I am able to share in those experiences with my family!"


Name: Kattie Dinh
Job Title: Academic HR Generalist
HR Team/Work Unit: Team B

Why Nominated:

  • "Kattie consistently provides exceptional customer service to her clients on a wide range of Academic HR issues."
  • "Kattie is extremely knowledgeable with regards to Academic HR and others on the team often look to her for guidance. Kattie truly exemplifies the role of a lead."
  • "Kattie is one of the most reliable and dedicated employees I have worked with."

What does Kattie enjoy doing outside of work?
"I have two little boys, and we like to go hiking and on road trips."


About the UCSF HR Employee Recognition Program
The Employee of the Month Award (MyAccess login required), created to recognize excellence and effort among UCSF HR employees, is a peer-nominated award and presented to two UCSF HR employees per month. Learn more about the UCSF HR Employee Recognition Program here (MyAccess login required).

For questions, please contact the Selection Committee Co-Chairs Shelley Kennedy or Laurie Rojas.