Employee of the Quarter

Sandy Ow (left), with Dr. Nader Nadershahi.


Sandy Ow - Grants & Contracts Coordinator, Business Office

The current employee of the quarter is Sandy Ow, Grants & Contracts Coordinator in the Business Office. Sandy manages coordination of grants, contracts and sponsored programs pre-award and post-award processing; assists in developing and conducting University training sessions related to grants, contracts and sponsored programs copmpliance and reporting; and ensures compliance with related current policies and procedures. Her commitment to the University community, professionalism, outstanding customer service skills and other qualities helped her achieve this recognition.

Quotes from Sandy's colleagues:

"Sandy's patience, prompt follow up and thorough explanation of each and every step has made [the grants & contractor process] an easier process." 

"Sandy eptomizes the Dental School's humanistic & family values. She is hard-working, collaborative, and willing to go the extra mile. She always will go above and beyond to make sure that a satisfactory result is provided for all parties involved."


Spring 2015 - Bradd Jenkins (Senior Accountant, Business Office)
Winter 2015 - Laurie Averill (Lead Dental Assistant, Union City Clinic)
Autumn 2014 - Armando Ortega (Human Resources Manager, Human Resources)
Summer 2014 -  Adrian Hernandez (Network Administrator, Information Technology) 
Spring 2014 -  Nancy Bellaci (Administrative Assistant, Academic Affairs)
Winter 2014 — Marco Castellanos (Director, Financial Aid)
Autumn 2013 — Maria Petersen (Administrative Assistant, Pacific Dental Helix Curriculum)
Summer 2013 — Sarah Pugeda (Administrative Assistant, Pacific Dental Helix Curriculum)
Spring 2013 — Vanessa Bricker (Interdisciplinary Manager, Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery/Implant Clinic)
Winter 2013 — Maria Sloan (Administrative Assistant, Dental Practice)
Autumn 2012 — Wilbert Presa (Dental X-Ray Technician, Radiology)
Summer 2012 — Dan Soine (Director, Marketing and Communications)
Spring 2012 — Andrew Malimban (Manager, Building Operations)