COLLEGE STATION – Five employees received the Distinguished Service Award from the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX) on Dec. 13, during an awards ceremony at the Brazos County Expo Complex. The employees were recognized with the agency’s highest honor for their outstanding efforts and dedication in serving the agency, the state of Texas and the nation.
Employees receiving the Distinguished Service Award were, left to right, Tejeda Center Project Coordinator Jose Garza; Mary Jasek of the OSHA Training Institute Education Center; Employee Benefits Coordinator Martha Alexander; TEEX Director Gary Sera, who presented the awards; Senior Training Specialist with Public Safety and Security John Sisario; and Director of Contract Services Brian Stipe.
For more than 25 years, the Distinguished Service Award has embodied the true essence of being a TEEX employee, recognizing attributes such as dedication, extraordinary effort and excellence, a positive attitude, concern for quality and customer service. Award recipients received a framed certificate, a TEEX commemorative coin and a monetary gift.
Employees are nominated for the award by their coworkers and selected by TEEX Division Directors and Senior Executive Staff. Eligible employees must have at least three years of service.
The Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX) is an internationally recognized leader in the delivery of emergency response, homeland security and workforce training, exercises, technical assistance, and economic development. A member of The Texas A&M University System, TEEX served nearly 170,000 people from across the United States and 79 countries last year through hands-on training and customized technical services.