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President’s Award for Excellence in Building
and Grounds Maintenance

Maintenance Award Winner

Joseph Tan, headshot

2014
Joseph Tan

Joseph Tan is a custodian at Leeward Community College.

Tan is called the “energizer bunny” and the “Leeward McGyver” for his never-ending dedication to his work and his innovative solutions to campus custodial problems.

His colleagues praise his efforts to go above and beyond his job duties with a positive attitude.



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.

2017 Award for Excellence in Building and Grounds Maintenance information and form (PDF)

Current Winners
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2004–2015 Honorees