The UCSF HR Employee Recognition Program Selection Committee is pleased to announce the Employee of the Month Award recipients for May 2016, Bea Bucholz and Gina Bunton-Williams! Congratulations to them both! In addition to recognition, they will each receive a certificate and $50 Visa gift card.

Name: Bea Bucholz
Job Title: Academic HR Generalist
HR Team/Work Unit: Shared Services Team E

Why Nominated:

  • “Bea Bucholz provides excellent customer service to the Department of Radiology & Biomedical Imaging. Radiology is a large department, and Bea efficiently manages all our faculty appointments, including the 60 plus faculty advancements per year.”
  • “She is always available to clarify any questions we have and help resolve issues/process academic activities in a timely manner.”
  • “Bea is very pleasant to work with and goes above and beyond to help the department. We truly appreciate her hard work and dedication - she highly deserves this Employee of the Month Award (and even the Employee of the Year award for her years of high quality customer service).”

What does Bea enjoy doing outside of work?
“I love to garden and tinker in my backyard during any free time I can grab.  It’s my happy place, especially this time of the year.”


Name: Gina Bunton-Williams
Job Title: Lead Staff HR Generalist
HR Team/Work Unit: Shared Services Teams B & E

Why Nominated:

  • “As the Lead HR Generalist (Teams B and E) and Career Tracks Champion (Teams A, B and E), Gina needs to be able to wear a multitude of different hats. She works with our clients and brainstorms for solutions and is always thinking of what is best for the client but also for the employee.”
  • “As the Lead HR Generalist, Gina’s knowledge of UCSF HR policies and procedures is a goldmine. Her wealth of experiences has enabled her to guide and mentor all the HR Generalists within the team, and with other Lead HR Generalists.”
  • “Gina is well respected within the UCSF HR community, and it has been a pleasure working with her!”

What does Gina enjoy doing outside of work?
“Spending time with friends, family, and my two Chihuahuas: Sherman and Mr. Peabody.”


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.