QI Champion of the Year
Vice President Linda Hawk and President Karen S. Haynes
Vice President Hawk’s dedication to quality shines in every area of this division, from the revised vision, to her blogs, VP Hawk proves her commitment to quality. This year, she has been recognized as the QI CSU Champion. This prestigious award is given to individuals who have demonstrated leadership, communication, and knowledge sharing in relation to quality improvement. Since coming to CSUSM, VP Hawk has served as a proponent for Quality, serving on many teams, committees, and groups charged with enhancing quality improvement principles within our organizations. As VP Hawk grew in her career at CSUSM, she brought quality improvement along with her, and immediately after assuming the role of Vice President for FAS, VP Hawk launched a new vision for the division as well as a program to guide the division into achieving this vision. VP Hawk maintains the momentum of quality improvement and ensures that she is an effective communicator of the QI principles. As we are all aware through her blogs, coffee hours, new vision, and frequent communications, no one is more deserving of this award.