The UCSF HR Employee Recognition Program Selection Committee is pleased to announce the Employee of the Month Award recipient for February 2017, April May! Congratulations, April! In addition to recognition, April will receive a certificate and $50 Visa gift card.

Name: April May
Job Title: Academic HR Generalist
HR Team/Work Unit: Academic Shared Services

Why Nominated:

  • “Since day one, April May has exemplified and demonstrated the true meaning of an employee of the month. Her consistent professionalism, customer service and conscientious attitude is nothing less than outstanding. She is a model Generalist and is always willing to lend a helping hand to the academic team and colleagues across the organization.”
  • “April May has just been an outstanding HR Generalist who is extremely efficient, responsive and very clear in her communications with me. She is incredibly knowledgeable and gives superb guidance paying great attention to detail. She is most dependable and always positive.  She is has been especially very patient with me as I am still learning processes.”
  • “With minimal knowledge of the governmental and institutional knowledge of leave policies and procedures, April was able to manage her assigned leaves as if she were an expert. She quickly adapted to and learned how to navigate through the various leave benefits for faculty in 8 different Health Sciences Compensation Plans. With minimal guidance, she independently managed each leave case, difficult or not, with ease. . . . April’s excellent management of leave cases shows through the numerous amount of praises we have received from faculty and non-faculty academics in various departments.”

What does April enjoy doing outside of work?
“Outside of work I enjoy spending time with my 4 year old and 6 year old boys, who keep me busy and my heart happy, and who are my greatest teachers. I also enjoy cooking and trying new recipes, especially of traditional Moroccan food.”

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 Maryam Farshad or Norma Fong.