Catastrophic Leave Donations for Fellow Scientists

State Scientist at CDPH Needs Our Help

Department of Public Health Associate Health Physicist and CAPS Board Member James Thomas has requested catastrophic leave donations in order to continue receiving pay and benefits.  Section 3.10 of the CAPS MOU allows transfer of leave credits as catastrophic leave: CTO, Personal Leave, Annual Leave, Vacation, Personal Day, and/or Holiday Credit. If donating Personal Holidays, they must be donated in whole-day increments per the donating employee’s time base. All other donations must be made in a minimum of one hour (1.00) increments. Sick leave cannot be donated.

If you can spare even ONE HOUR, it would greatly assist Director Thomas.  Please complete his Catastrophic Leave Donation Record form and forward it directly to DMU’s confidential fax 916-636-6232 or email address .  Questions may be directed to  Anita McClinton, DMU Analyst at 916-319-9604 or via email at .

CAPS is grateful to all who can assist. 

 

State Scientist at Fish and Wildlife Needs Our Help

Rebecca Barboza, a CAPS member at Region 5 at the Department of Fish and Wildlife, is requesting catastrophic leave donations.

The following leave credits may be donated as catastrophic leave: CTO, Personal Leave, Annual Leave, Vacation, Personal Day, and/or Holiday Credit.

If you donate Personal Holidays, they must be donated in whole day increments per the donating employee’s time base. All other donations must be made in a minimum of one hour (1.00) increments. Sick leave cannot be donated.

If you wish to donate any of your leave credits, other than sick leave, please complete Rebecca’s Catastrophic Leave Donation Record form and forward it directly to:

Veronica Boles, Staff Services Manager I – Headquarters

California Department of Fish and Wildlife 
1416 Ninth Street, Room 1270
Sacramento, CA 95814

Any questions regarding employee leave balances and the actual transfer process should be directed to your Personnel Specialist.  Rebecca and CAPS thank you! 

State Scientist at OSPR Needs Our Help

Chih (Allen) Tsao, a member at OSPR, is requesting catastrophic leave donations.

The following leave credits may be donated as catastrophic leave: CTO, Personal Leave, Annual Leave, Vacation, Personal Day, and/or Holiday Credit. If donating Personal Holidays, they must be donated in whole day increments per the donating employee’s time base. All other donations must be made in a minimum of one hour (1.00) increments. Sick leave cannot be donated.

If you wish to donate any of your leave credits, other than sick leave, please complete Allen’s Catastrophic Leave Donation Record form and forward it directly to:

Suzanne Murphy | Senior Personnel Specialist – Headquarters
California Department of Fish and Wildlife
1416 Ninth Street, Room 1270
Sacramento, CA 95814

CAPS and  Mr. Tsao thank all CAPS members who can assist!

 

Wildlife Scientist Needs Your Help

Victoria Monroe, a CAPS member at the Department of Fish and Wildlife Investigations Lab, is in need of catastrophic leave donations.

The following leave credits may be donated as catastrophic leave: CTO, Personal Leave, Annual Leave, Vacation, Personal Day, and/or Holiday Credit. If donating Personal Holidays, they must be donated in whole day increments per the donating employee’s time base. All other donations must be made in a minimum of one hour (1.00) increments. Sick leave cannot be donated.

If you wish to donate any of your leave credits, other than sick leave, please complete the Catastrophic Leave Donation Record form for Victoria and forward it directly to:

Veronica Boles | Staff Services Manager I – Headquarters
California Department of Fish and Wildlife
1416 Ninth Street, Room 1270
Sacramento, CA 95814

You can obtain a Catastrophic Leave Donation Record here.  Please refer any questions regarding employee leave balances and the actual transfer process to your Personnel Specialist.  CAPS thanks all members who can assist!

CAPS Member at DFW Needs Your Help

CAPS Member Dana McCanne, an Environmental Scientist with DFW, is in need of catastrophic leave donations.

The following leave credits may be donated as catastrophic leave: CTO, Personal Leave, Annual Leave, Vacation, Personal Day, and/or Holiday Credit. If donating Personal Holidays, they must be donated in whole day increments per the donating employee’s time base. All other donations must be made in a minimum of one hour (1.00) increments. Sick leave cannot be donated.

If you wish to donate any of your leave credits, other than sick leave, please complete Dana’s Catastrophic Leave Donation Record form and forward it directly to:

Kaljit (Kay) Dosanjh, Personnel Specialist – Headquarters
California Department of Fish and Wildlife
1416 Ninth Street, Room 1270
Sacramento, CA 95814

Please refer any questions regarding your employee leave balances and the actual transfer process to your department’s Personnel Specialist.

CAPS Member at CalRecycle Needs Your Help!

CalRecycle ES and longtime CAPS Member Kirk Amato has a serious medical condition and has exhausted all his leave balances.  He needs catastrophic leave donations in order to continue receiving pay and benefits.  Section 3.10 of the CAPS MOU allows transfer of leave credits as catastrophic leave: CTO, Personal Leave, Annual Leave, Vacation, Personal Day, and/or Holiday Credit. If donating Personal Holidays, they must be donated in whole-day increments per the donating employee’s time base. All other donations must be made in a minimum of one hour (1.00) increments. Sick leave cannot be donated. If you can spare even ONE HOUR, it would greatly assist Mr. Amato.

Please use Kirk’s attached donation form with the recipient information section completed.  (Please do not e-mail the completed form as an original signature is required.)  Submit a hard copy of your form to the attention of the CalRecycle Disability Coordinator, MS–19A.  Questions may be directed to the Disability Coordinator or call  916) 341-6265.

CAPS thanks all who can assist.

Fish and Wildlife Environmental Scientist Needs Your Help

Sean Windell, an Environmental Scientist in DFW’s Water Branch, is requesting catastrophic leave donations due to a medical condition.  Mr. Windell has exhausted his leave credits.

The following leave credits may be donated as catastrophic leave: CTO, Personal Leave, Annual Leave, Vacation, Personal Day, and/or Holiday Credit.

Section 3.10 of the CAPS MOU allows transfer of annual leave, CTO, personal leave, vacation and/or holiday leave credits from one employee to another when a catastrophic situation is confirmed. Sick leave credits cannot be transferred.

If you wish to donate any of your leave credits, other than sick leave, please complete Sean’s Catastrophic Leave Donation Form and forward it directly to:

Nicole Piumatti, Personnel Specialist
California Department of Fish and Wildlife
1416 Ninth Street, Room 1270
Sacramento, CA  95814

Please direct any questions regarding employee leave balances and the actual transfer process to your Personnel Specialist.

Mr. Windell and CAPS extend our thanks in advance for your support!

Fellow State Scientist and Fish and Wildlife Interpreter Needs Your Help

Gail Davis, a Fish and Wildlife Interpreter at DFW, is requesting catastrophic leave donations.  Ms. Davis is off work due to a family member’s medical condition and has exhausted her leave balances.

The following leave credits may be donated as catastrophic leave: CTO, Personal Leave, Annual Leave, Vacation, Personal Day, and/or Holiday Credit. If donating Personal Holidays, they must be donated in whole day increments per the donating employee’s time base. All other donations must be made in a minimum of one hour (1.00) increments. Sick leave cannot be donated.

If you wish to donate any of your leave credits, other than sick leave, please complete her Catastrophic Leave Donation Record form and forward it directly to:

Sara Hubert | Personnel Specialist – Region 4
California Department of Fish and Wildlife
1234 East Shaw Avenue
Fresno, CA 93710

Section 3.10 of the CAPS MOU allows transfer of annual leave, CTO, personal leave, vacation and/or holiday leave credits from one employee to another when a catastrophic situation is confirmed. Sick leave credits cannot be transferred.  Ms. Davis and CAPS extend many thanks in advance for your support!

Environmental Scientist at Fish and Wildlife Needs Your Help

Sean Gallagher, an employee in Region 1, is requesting catastrophic leave donations. He has been out ill with a serious medical injury and is still recovering.

The following leave credits may be donated as catastrophic leave: CTO, Personal Leave, Annual Leave, Vacation, Personal Day, and/or Holiday Credit. If donating Personal Holidays, they must be donated in whole day increments per the donating employee’s time base. All other donations must be made in a minimum of one hour (1.00) increments. Sick leave cannot be donated.

If you wish to donate any of your leave credits, other than sick leave, please complete his Catastrophic Leave Donation Record form and forward it directly to:

Kim Burns | Senior Personnel Specialist – Region 1
California Department of Fish and Wildlife
601 Locust Street
Redding, CA 96001

Section 3.10 of the CAPS MOU allows transfer of annual leave, CTO, personal leave, vacation and/or holiday leave credits from one employee to another when a catastrophic situation is confirmed. Sick leave credits cannot be transferred.  Mr. Gallagher and CAPS extend many thanks in advance for your support!

Environmental Scientist Needs Your Help

ES Nicole Constantinedes works in the Water Branch of the Department of Fish and Wildlife.  She is off work with a serious medical condition and has exhausted her leave balances.  She needs catastrophic leave donations in order to continue receiving pay and benefits.  Section 3.10 of the CAPS MOU allows transfer of leave credits as catastrophic leave: CTO, Personal Leave, Annual Leave, Vacation, Personal Day, and/or Holiday Credit. If donating Personal Holidays, they must be donated in whole day increments per the donating employee’s time base. All other donations must be made in a minimum of one hour (1.00) increments. Sick leave cannot be donated. If you can spare even ONE HOUR, Ms. Constantinedes would be hugely assisted and moved by your generosity.  Please complete Nicole’s Catastrophic Leave Donation Form, designate the amount and type of leave credits you are donating and submit the form to your department personnel/payroll staff.  Nicole and CAPS extend our thanks!

Environmental Scientist Needs Your Help!

Career State Scientist Renee Roberts of DTSC again needs help.

Last year she was diagnosed with adenocarcinoma of the lung. She has a hard road to recovery.  It’s been far slower than she would like. Renee has again exhausted her leave credits and is in need of leave contributions in accordance with the Catastrophic Leave Program (MOU Section 3.10).  The CAPS MOU lets you transfer certain leave credits to fellow scientists in need:  annual leave; CTO; personal leave; vacation and/or holiday leave. Qualified leave credits can be transferred in whole hour increments, except in the case of personal holidays, which must be donated in full-days. Sick leave can’t be donated. To help Renee receive a paycheck until she can return to work, please download and complete her Catastrophic Leave Donation Form.  Designate the amount and type of leave credits you are donating and submit the form to your department personnel/ payroll staff to process.  Renee and CAPS thank ALL who can assist!

State Scientists in Need

A catastrophic leave time bank can be established for fellow CAPS members who have exhausted his or her leave credits and needs alternative options.  Both excluded and represented employees may donate leave credits.  Eligible leave credits include annual leave, vacation, CTO, excess, personal leave and/or holiday leave credits.  Sick leave credits, Furlough hours, Holiday Informal and Professional Development Days may not be donated.  Donation of eligible leave credits must be made in whole hour increments.

Leave credits will be posted here on an as needed basis.  Any unprocessed donations will be returned to the donor. Please note: once your donations are processed for use by an employee, they are irrevocable.

If you wish to donate any of your leave credits to a fellow scientist, please complete a Catastrophic Leave Donation form from your department and also notify CAPS.

CAPS thanks all who members who can assist!