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Hal Shelton, Jeff Melton, Tom White awarded at division’s Safety Day employee recognition

Photo of Hal Shelton and Jeff MeltonThree awards were presented at Facilities’ Safety Day and Employee Recognition event on June 12, 2014.

Jeff Melton won the Safety award. He was nominated for motivating his employees to work safer. He set a goal for his employees and put an incentive program in place to reward them.

Tom White won the Customer Service award. He was nominated for being knowledgeable of not only the campus, but also the people and cultivating and maintaining great working relationships with his campus customers. His nominator said he works with customers to minimize the impact of building service outages and that many complimentary communications were received by the Department about Tom’s commitment to customer service.

Hal Shelton won the Collaboration and Teamwork award. He was nominated for leading the response to the winter weather events that we experienced this year. His nominator said he did an excellent job in preparing for and responding to the winter weather. Hal spent the night on campus on more than one occasion to ensure he would be here to respond often beginning at 3 a.m. and working a 12-hour shift.

Other nominees included Cynthia Barnes, Mae Byers, Vickie DeBari, Erick Gardner, Jeremy Murray, John Pearce, Ray Riggins, Robert Simpson and Debora Tinnin.

Speakers for the event included Dan Durham, Director of Facilities Operations, Matt Weaver, new chair for the Safety Committee; Tim Slone, Health and Environmental Safety; Fred Patrick, Facilities Design and Construction, and guest speaker Dr. Mike Perko, HHS.

Buddy Hale, Facilities Design and Construction, made introductions for the Employee Recognition awards. The awards were presented by Tony Phillips, HUB coordinator.

Jorge Quintal, associate vice chancellor for facilities, gave a brief year-end update for the division.

Visual: l-r, Hal Shelton and Jeff Melton. Tom White has retired.