Johnny Murer, Eva Bernachi, Armand Gaudette, and Mary BrownlieJohnny Murer, Eva Bernachi, Armand Gaudette, and Mary Brownlie are among the six IT Service staff members whose retirements will be celebrated Wednesday at an open house reception.

Open house reception to celebrate retirements of IT Services staff members

An open house reception Wednesday, Dec. 13, will celebrate the retirements of several long-serving Information Technology Services team members.

Eva Bernachi has been at the University since 1982. Bernachi has over 41 years of service, most recently as a database administrator and senior application developer in IT Services.

Mary Brownlie, database administrator/programmer analyst, will retire after 43 years with the University. Brownlie began working in the Office of Personnel Services in 1980 as a secretary-receptionist. From this position she was promoted to programmer in IT Services in 1985.

Ed Drouillard, systems support and operations manager, retired in early 2023. He was a long-dedicated member of Information Technology Services for 42 years.

Armand Gaudette, senior application programmer, started working in IT Services in 1985 and will retire after more than 38 years of service.

Mike Kenney will be posthumously recognized for his 41 years of dedication to the University. He was set to retire this year.

Johnny Murer, system programmer, retired from IT Services in the summer of 2023. He began his career with the department in 1981.

Friends and colleagues are invited to wish them well during an open house from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the University Club, Vanier Hall.