This winter, Ventura Water recognized employees who have gone above and beyond their call to service and demonstrated leadership and innovative problem solving. Congratulations to the 2022 Winter Recognition Award winners! Here are just some of the reasons these employees were honored:
Hero Award: Stephen Glenn
As a Management Analyst ll, Stephen is always willing to help and his eagerness for the job is always there. To meet State water conservation requirements, Stephen and his team stepped up their outreach campaigns which resulted in a decrease in water usage. He also stepped in to fill a need for additional communication and outreach for the Foster Park Fish Passage Improvement Project.
Employee Choice Award: Devin Bishop
As a Water Treatment Supervisor, Devin shows excellence and knowledge in all tasks he is involved with. He shows up in difficult situations, encourages growth and lends his hand to all ongoing work. Devin leads by example and treats his crew/team with utmost respect. He is truly the epitome of a great leader.
Manager/Supervisor Choice Award: Sol Clements
As a Plant Operator Grade ll, Sol's positive attitude is contagious and her willingness to help her coworkers exemplifies the person she is. Sol has taken the lead on the sampling project for the demo facility, demonstrating her passion and commitment to her position as a wastewater professional.
Team Award: AT&T Outage Response Team
This team coordinated action to retrieve critical data from the City's Smart Meters when AT&T experienced a regional outage. The team's quick response, ability to think outside the box and up in the air, kept services intact. It was inspirational to see everyone work together and get it done with creative solutions.