Congratulations to Lynn Ray who was selected as the 2012 Manager of the Year by the University Managers Association.

Marsha Lynn Ray

The UMA Manager of the Year award selection is based on University career accomplishments, both inside and outside normal job responsibilities, or a specific accomplishment made within the past twelve months that have been of major significance. Any current UNC-Chapel Hill faculty or staff member may submit a nomination. Lynn’s nomination was supported by the faculty, students, fellows, and staff in the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics where she is the department manager. Lynn has been in service with the university for over 35 years and acted as department manager for Biochemistry & Biophysics since January 2006. Lynn was presented with her award at the UMA Annual Meeting on May 23, 2012. Congratulations to a very deserving manager!

Statements from Lynn’s nominators:

“Lynn is one of the most dedicated and hard-working managers I have ever seen.”

“She is a leader by example and just a class act.”

“She goes well above and beyond to see to it that all of the needs of the Department are met.”

“She is truly the glue that binds it all together in our department.”

“She is not only a great friend, but also a very responsible, helpful and respectful person that cares about everyone in the department and does her best to help everyone.”