Cougar Cudos is a Staff Council program that allows staff to recognize other staff members for exceptional service to the University of Houston.
You can nominate a fellow staff member each month by using the form below. Winners will be awarded a certificate and listed on the Staff Council website!
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Cougar Cudos Nomination Form
Nominate a fellow staff member to receive a Cougar Cudos by submitting the online form below.
How does it work?
How many staff members can I nominate?
As many colleagues that you feel need recognition for their contributions the the University of Houston.
How many times can a single individual be awarded a Cougar Cudos?
Winners can be recognized multiple times a year for different contributions to the university. If multiple people nominate the same staff member for the same work, the person will only receive one Cougar Cudos recognition.
Can I nominate a person without letting them know?
Yes, you can submit a nomination for a colleague and choose to keep your nomination anonymous.
How can I access the Cougar Cudos Nomination Form?
You have to be logged into your University of Houston Microsoft Office 365 account using your cougarnet credentials.
Administration & Finance
John C Gillet
Division of Research
Nhu Thuy Mai
Energy & Innovation
Research & Technology Transfer
Tilman J. Fertitta Family College of Medicine
Lupita Rangel Curiel
University Marketing & Communications Division
Administration & Finance
Christina Martinez-Health Inspector
Imani Anderson- Health Inspector
2020 - 2021 Cougar Cudos
- Azucena “Suzy” Banuelas, Custodian III, Optometry Clinic
- Willard Brewster, Manager, Facilities Management Zone
- Anthony "Tony" Cantu, Skilled Trades Tech I, College of Optometry
- Christine Cortez, Financial Coordinator I, Mexican-American Studies
- Dr. Rikki Bettinger, Associate Director, Mellon Research Scholars Program and Program Manager, Office of Undergraduate Research and Major Awards
- Kara Ellis, M.S., Academic Advisor I, College of Technology
- Whitney Johnson, Program Manager II, Student Services, C.T. Bauer College of Business
- Kevin Le, Engineering Technology
- Judy Mata, Department Business Administrator, College of Natural Science and Mathematics
- Jemal Moore, Academic Records Coordinator, Engineering Undergraduate Programs
- Moumita Mukherjee, Senior Research Analyst, Institutional Research
- David Nguyen, IT Support Manager, Graduate College of Social Work
- Quentin Stewart, Assistant Business Services I, College of Natural Sciences & Mathematics
- Joana Tan, Assistant Business Administrator, Mechanical Engineering
- Courtney K. Wilson, Instructional Designer II, Graduate College of Social Work
- Harriet Yim, Web Project Manager, Office of Communications, Cullen College of Engineering
- Cory Tristan, Financial Assistant II
- Shenae Champ, Office Supervisor, UH Children's Learning Centers
- Kim Clark, Executive Director, Campus Recreation
- Sabrina Grant, Administrative/WC Building Coordinator
- Cecilia "Cece" Hernandez, Assistant Director, UH Children's Learning Centers
- Rachel O'Mara, Associate Director, Operations, Campus Recreation
- Jennifer Skopal, Director, UH Children's Learning Centers
- Kendra Hakanson, Program Director, Alumni Relations
University Marketing and Communications
- Dineta Fraizer, Administrative Assistant, Media Relations
- Dianah Hobbs, Assistant to VC/VP for Marketing and Communications
Administration and Finance
- Zachary Lounder, Financial Coordinator 2, Business Services, Department of Public Safety
- Mariela G. Raudales, Financial Coordinator II, Business Services, Administration and Finance
- Debbie Samuels, Department Business Administrator
- Diane Sylvester, Assistant Business Administrator, Business Services, Administration & Finance
Tiffany Taylor-Denson, Department Business Administrator
- Jatarra Mayhue, Accountant II
- Jesus Santos, Office Assistant I, University of Houston Police Department
- Hector Bonilla, Contracts Reporting Manager
- Allen DeForde, Assistant Director, Parking & Transport Services
- Cristian Garcia, Recruiter, Human Resources
- Vivian LoDuca, Senior Talent Development Specialist, Human Resources
- Krista McElroy, Compensation Analyst, Human Resources
- Joseph Carter, Building Management Systems Lead, Facilities Operation and Maintenance
- Jesse Gonzalez, Building Management Systems Technician II, Facilities Operation and Maintenance
- John Robinson, Journey HVAC Mechanic, Facilities Operation and Maintenance
- Willy Vazquez, Insulation Mechanic, Facilities Operation and Maintenance/ Journey HVAC Mechanic, Facilities Operation and Maintenance
- Rafael Arroyo, ACA, Technology Services & Support
- Ivey Davis, User Services Specialist Lead, Technology Services & Support
- Rene Gonzalez, ACA, Technology Services & Support
- Matthew Harvey, Help Desk Coordinator, Technology Services & Support
- Amy Ma, User Services Specialist Lead
- Leroy Mays, Director of IT Customer Services, Technology Services & Support
- Mark Norgan, Apple/Mac Desktop Specialist II
- Llesenia Rodriguez, University Information Technology
- Maricela Rodriguez, IT Documentation Coordinator II, Technology Services & Support
- Mark Rosanes, Web Technology Manager
- Michael Rapp, Enterprise IT Security Analyst III, UIT Security
- Genille Rodriguez, Real Estate Specialist II, Real Estate Services
- Paula Lockett, Custodian II