Dyet named President’s Employee of the Year

Front-line work on help desk earns accolades
By Staff
Brian Dyet, 2013 President’s Employee of the Year

Brian Dyet receives the President’s Employee of the Year Award from CU President Bruce Benson. (Photo: Cathy Beuten/University of Colorado)

Brian Dyet, senior help desk consultant in the Office of the University Controller, is winner of the President’s Employee of the Year Award.

System Staff Council announced the award last week and hosted a reception Oct. 24 for Dyet, fellow nominees for the award, and employees recognized for reaching milestones of service to the University of Colorado. Click here for photos of the event.

In multiple nomination letters, Dyet’s colleagues wrote:

  • “When things change (and they change all the time), Brian is typically the first to raise a question about how the change will work.”
  • “I continue to be tremendously impressed with Brian and the front-line work he does.”
  • “His connection with so many employees for so many years has established a unifying bond.”

The honor includes a $1,000 award.

System Staff Council also recognized the other nominees for the President’s Employee of the Year Award:

Leah Cheney – “Leah is a rising star in our office and I would be happy to have her represent not only the Office of University Counsel, but the greater university community through this prestigious award.”

Karthik Chigururu – “He has demonstrated his insatiable hunger for and commitment to growing his technical skills, working exceptionally long hours to maximize his career growth.”

Ridawn Cummings – “She can be counted on to always bring a positive attitude and optimistic outlook to even the most challenging project.”

Heather Fields “Heather’s amazing ability to be calm in a time of crisis has served this institution greatly. It is the behind the scenes, critical technical work, that Heather Fields has done so well which makes our lobbying efforts work.”

Charlene Lydick Charlene goes the extra mile every day at the PSC and does whatever it takes to ensure that things are done accurately in a timely manner.”

Lynn Pae Lynn has developed systems for the TTO in finance, accounting, HR and some of the workflow associated with processing agreements. She is able to manage complex problems and develop systems for ongoing workflow management.”

Also at the Oct. 24 event, nearly 60 CU system employees were recognized for reaching benchmarks in their years of service to the university. Click here to see the list.