Fourteen LIGO Staff Honored at Caltech's 60th Service Awards

At the 2015 Caltech Service Awards ceremony, the Institute honored LIGO scientists, engineers, and administrators for their many years of dedication and service to LIGO and Caltech. The 60th Annual ceremony took place Thursday, June 4, and recognized almost 250 Caltech staff members for service ranging from 10 to 45 years.
Among the recipients were the following LIGO personnel:

Rich Abbott (20 years), Rudy Arvizu (30 years), GariLynn Billingsley (20 years), Kent Blackburn (20 years), Christian Cepeda (15 years), Dale Ingram (10 years), Michael Landry (15 years), Albert Lazzarini (20 years), Gregory Mendell (15 years), Harry Overmier (15 years), Janeen Romie (20 years), Robert Taylor (45 years!), Gary Traylor (15 years), and Roy Williams (30 years)
In total, this group represents 290 years of service to LIGO and Caltech.

Read Bob Taylor's profile and interview and profiles of Rich Abbott and Albert Lazzarini at the Caltech website.

Congratulations and thanks to all our valued staff!

In photo l-r: LIGO Lab Director David Reitze; Roy Williams (30 years); Christian Cepeda (15 years); GariLynn Billingsley (20 years); Janeen Romie (20 years). Image: Caltech/MIT/LIGO Lab.