Ten employees with the Texas Engineering Extension Service received the Distinguished Service Award at the agency’s holiday reception on Dec. 12 at the College Station Hilton.
Employees were nominated by their peers in recognition of such attributes as dedication, hard work, customer service and a positive attitude.
This year’s winners included Claus Casavan, Kimberly Hall, Lee Hall, Gordon Lohmeyer and Tim Vaughn of the Emergency Service Training Institute, along with Carolyn Abt of TEEX Financial Services, Brian Payne of Employee Services, and Juan Zamarripa of Professional and Regulatory Training.
Additionally, Bill Dozier of TEEX Urban Search and Rescue and Lynn Tutt of the Engineering, Utilities and Public Works Training Institute received a special Distinguished Student Worker Award.
The award winners were presented a framed certificate by interim agency director Gary Sera. The winners also received a TEEX coin and a monetary gift.
About the Texas Engineering Extension Service
TEEX, a member of The Texas A&M University System, offers hands-on, customized first-responder training, homeland security exercises, technical assistance and technology transfer services impacting Texas and beyond. TEEX programs include fire services, homeland security, law enforcement, public works, safety and health, search and rescue, and economic development.