Gayle Henderson

IT Specialist
1000 Front Street
Oxford, MS 38655-4915
Phone: 662-234-2744 x247


Bachelor Of Science In Computer Science in Computer Science with Technical Minor in Mathematics, 1986
University of Mississippi

Awards and Recognition

USDA Certificate of Merit, 2004
For sustained excellence in planning, managing, and implementing all aspects of information technology for the Unit, serving as our Level 2 EUSC representative, and continuing to develop programs to manage both administrative and research data (...)
Station Director's Award, Southern Research Station, 2003
For maintaining and enhancing the nation's natural resources and environment (group award, Aquatic and Terrestrial Fauna Team, Center for Bottomland Hardwoods Research)
Station Director's Award, Southern Research Station, 2003
For excellence in business operation support
USDA Certificate of Merit, 2002
For excellence in providing sustained, highly reliable, and high quality support and expanding information technology and programming development for the Center for Bottomland Hardwoods Research.
USDA Certificate of Merit, 2001
For extra effort in continued development, adaptation, and improvement of relational databases to capture, store, and manage biological and physical data associated with the Mississippi National Forest stream inventories and long-term hydrological (...)
USDA Certificate of Merit, 2000
For superior accomplishment in developing an Extra Net Application and in revising the unit's Internet page.
USDA FS Spot Award, 2000
For fine-tuned time management skills, judgement, and foresight in balancing Center wide support of rapidly changing software, hardware, and information systems, anticipating agency and SRS directions in information technology, and exceeding (...)
USDA Certificate of Merit, 1999
For outstanding accomplishment in planning, implementing, adapting, and integrating communications and information technology needs of the Center for Bottomland Hardwoods Research with complex, rapid changes within the Forest Service IBM system and (...)
USDA Certificate of Merit, 1998
For successfully designing and implementing the web page and providing critical short and long-term plans for information to the Center for Bottomland Hardwoods Research.
USDA Certificate of Merit, 1997
For sustained performance in programming, technical support, and operations support for the Center for Bottomland Hardwoods Research and GIS assistance and development for National Forests in Mississippi.
Stewardship First, USDA Forest Service, 1994
For developing the Basin Area Stream Survey Database.
USDA Certificate of Merit, 1992
For sustained superior performance in technical support for the unit in the area of computer systems management.
USDA Certificate of Merit, 1991
For sustained excellence in managing RWU computer and data processing operations.
USDA Certificate of Merit, 1991
For initiative and technical excellence in designing and implementing an integrated mini/microcomputer system for the Forest Hydrology Lab.
USDA FS, 1988
For outstanding performance for RWU-4351 during FY-88 through development of programs and procedures which led to substantial improvements in field data processing and data files, reductions in the backlog of unprocessed data, and greater (...)
Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 1985
1st Place, Fall 1985 Mid-Southeast ACM Student Paper Competition
Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), 1974
1st place, Mississippi FBLA Clerical Contest
Valedictorian, 1974
South Pontotoc Attendance Center
Star Student, 1974
South Pontotoc Attendance Center

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