Employees Receive Retirement Resolutions
Pamela Hansen, professor, political science, retires from South Florida Community College on Dec. 16 and received her retirement resolution and was deemed professor emerita during the December SFCC District Board of Trustees meeting.
She began her career at SFCC in 1991 as an adjunct instructor for history and political science and became a full-time instructor in 1995. In 1998, Hansen became professor of history and political science and from 2002-2010 she served as chair of the Social and Behavioral Sciences Department.
During her time at SFCC, Hansen has served as co-chair of the Association of Florida Colleges Ways and Means Committee, co-chair of the General Education Committee, co-chair of the Curriculum Committee, and as a writer and political consultant for SFCC’s televised political debates. She received the 2000-2001 Faculty Incentive Award and the 2006-2007 Faculty of the Year President’s Award. She has been a member of the Highlands County Education Foundation Board and served as its president for two years. Last year, she received a 30-year membership pin from Delta Kappa Gamma International, professional women’s educators’ honorary society.
During her retirement, Hansen plans to indulge in her hobbies: reading, traveling, needlepoint, and exercising. She looks forward to spending quality time with her family, traveling, and experiencing new adventures..
R.L. Geiger, building official, retires from South Florida Community College on Jan. 6, 2012. He received his retirement resolution from Dr. Norm Stephens during the December board meeting.
He began his career at SFCC in 2000 as a building trades instructor, then served as a maintenance specialist, a building inspector, and most recently as the college building official. Geiger has worked on over $52 million worth of construction projects. He received the 2002-2003 Professional Employee of the Year President’s Award.
During his retirement, he plans to indulge in his hobbies: riding his can-am Spyder motorcycle, flying remote control aircraft, and working with wood to make furniture and novelty items. He looks forward to spending time with his children and grandchildren and completing the construction of his new home in North Florida.