Abraham AwardsJoelle Chavre and Martha Jantz

Honoring a former treasurer and CFO, this award is presented annually to staff members who have made significant contributions and demonstrated outstanding service to Whitman.

Martha Jantz, nurse, Welty Health Center

A colleague wrote, “She sends students e-mail notes of encouragement, follows up on their medical needs and checks to see if symptoms have improved.”

Joelle Chavre, academic consultant Division III and assistant director, support services

Colleagues commended Chavre for her competent efficiency whether in crisis or day-to-day duties, her technical knowledge and her “good suggestions about how we can do things better/faster/easier.”