The UCSF HR Employee Recognition Program Selection Committee is pleased to announce the Employee of the Month Award recipients for March 2017, Marilyn Cimahosky and Roma Prabhu! Congratulations to them both! In addition to recognition, they will each receive a certificate and $50 Visa gift card.

Name: Marilyn Cimahosky
Job Title: Sr. Compensation Specialist
HR Team/Work Unit: Compensation

Why Nominated:
“As part of a job description/classification consultation submitted through SRS, Marilyn Cimahosky provided totally collaborative, very supportive customer service to actively translate the Problem Solving draft examples into the appropriate structure and succinctness. This is a very challenging area for many Division Managers and has become even more challenging under Career Tracks. Marilyn provided a comprehensive review of the job description, and offered to talk through the draft language in the Problem Solving examples to help solve the issues she identified. She offered availability that day, was very gracious in understanding the challenge for a CAO/CFO on this issue, and tried various rough translations to accurately capture the essence. She then ran with the ball and within a few hours sent back the finished translations that nailed it.”

What does Marilyn enjoy doing outside of work?
“I participate in Partners in Reading, which is teaching illiterate adults how to read; hiking, walking on the beach, reading, listening to music (from rap to opera), cooking, eating and drinking wine, watching movies.

This is all in anticipation of becoming a grandma this year when my ‘outside activities’ will dramatically change!”

Name: Roma Prabhu
Job Title: Staff HR Generalist
HR Team/Work Unit: Staff Shared Services

Why Nominated:
“As we are implementing the new background check process, TrueScreen, HR Shared Services needed several forms revised and converted to a PDF format in a small window of time. When asked if Roma was familiar with Adobe Acrobat, she replied, ‘Yes,’ and would be happy to assist! We have asked Roma for assistance several times on revisions and testing, and each time, Roma turned each request around in a very short period.  

Roma's willingness to provide assistance targets each of the areas that the HR Employee of the Month represents, and it is my pleasure to nominate Roma.”

What does Roma enjoy doing outside of work?
“I enjoy cooking and entertaining, and exploring food, art, and culture in the SF Bay Area. My husband and I enjoy volunteering time with charity organizations. I relish a good book and love to work in my garden.”

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.