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President’s Award for Excellence in Building
and Grounds Maintenance

Maintenance Award Winner

Greg Barber, headshot

2012
Greg Barber

Greg Barber is a building maintenance worker at Hawai‘i Community College

Barber joined the planning, operations and maintenance department at Hawai‘i CC in 2009. Since then, his supervisor says Barber has saved the college more than $200,000.

Barber is described as a resourceful leader with a positive attitude. He has taken the initiative to learn about photovoltaics, electrical maintenance and carpentry. He even became a certified locksmith and uses his knowledge to increase the efficiency of his department.

Barber was raised in eastern Oregon and came to Hawai‘i because he married a local girl. Barber is the father of three girls and one boy. His youngest attends Hawai‘i CC. In his spare time, Barber enjoys paddling with the University Canoe Club.

The President’s Award for Excellence in Building and Grounds Maintenance honors UH employees who exhibit dedication and sustained superior performance in a maintenance, landscaping, custodial, shop or trucking position.

2014 Interim President’s Building and Grounds Award Memo (PDF)
2014 Building and Grounds Award Nomination Information (PDF)
2014 Building and Grounds Award Nomination Form (PDF)


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