Kathy Barber named Employee of the Month for March 2022

Kathy was actually nominated twice for two different situations. One was a testimonial from a HANDS parent who sang her praises and thanked her for her services and kindness. The second nomination was from a co-worker who Kathy helped when the co-worker was involved in a scary and very inconvenient traffic accident. Kathy has demonstrated her willingness to go above and beyond for her families and friends numerous times. Please join me in congratulating Kathy! Well done! Pictured L-R:  Amy Tomlinson, Executive Director; Kathy Barber, FSW 3; Amy Piercy, LHN 4.

Michelle Wesley named Employee of the Month for February 2022

Michelle Wesley was recently named the February 2022 Employee of the Month. Her nomination was for going above and beyond by helping the IT department with some technical support outside of her HANDS duties. In fact, Michelle is so helpful and good with technology, the IT guys have referred to her as the “unofficial” fourth member of the IT team!  Michelle is always kind and helpful and willing to go out of her way for others. Pictured L – R:  Amy Piercy, LHN Team Leader; Michelle Wesley, SSSA 2; Amy Tomlinson, Executive Director; Sylvia Ferrell, Nurse Administrator.

Vicky Albertson named Employee of the Month January 2022

Vicky Albertson was recently named the January 2022 Employee of the Month. Her nomination was for going above and beyond in helping LCDHD get full CDC recognition of the DPP Program (one of only 7 health departments in this state with this distinction). Vicky goes the extra mile for her diabetes groups and classes by creating videos, developing games and challenges and being an individual coach for her participants. She has worked extra hard to maintain participation during the move to the virtual world. Pictured L to R: Jamie Lee, Wellness Outreach and Education Coordinator; ; Vicky Albertson, LHN3 ; and […]

Norma Trull selected as Employee of the Month for December 2021

Norma Trull was selected as Employee of the Month for December 2021 for taking on extra work to distribute/transfer Pfizer vaccine to other district sites as well as spending an hour of her time after work one evening to help a coworker who had car trouble get their vehicle to the repair shop and then get home. Pictured L to R:  Amy Tomlinson, Executive Director; Norma Trull, Nurse Supervisor in Pulaski Co; and Laura Woodrum, Director of Nursing.

Dustin Smith chosen as November 2021 Employee of the Month

Dustin Smith was selected for November 2021 Employee of the Month due to his quick response by dropping everything and assisting with an identified problem with the COVID daily reporting program. Pictured L to R:  Ron Cimala, Director of Administrative Services; Dustin Smith, IT Network Specialist;  Amy Tomlinson, Executive Director; and Chris Kingsley, IT Network Specialist.

DeAnn Cross named August Employee of the Month

August – DeAnn Cross was awarded August Employee of the Month for doing extra assigned duties for the district’s COVID response, all while keeping up with the regular diabetes work load, and assisting with transitioning the diabetes classes to a virtual format. Pictured left to right: Jamie Lee,  Wellness Outreach and Education Coordinator; DeAnn Cross, Administrative Secretary; and Amy Tomlinson, Executive Director.

Jennifer Dixon named Employee of the Month for July

Jennifer Dixon was awarded Employee of the Month for July for being a supportive and caring supervisor to the newly hired contact tracers. The nomination said, “She’s a perfect example of what a caring, Christian supervisor should be. Whether one of us is sick or losing a beloved pet, she’s always sure to let us know she’s thinking of us.” Pictured Left to Right:  Jamie Lee,  Wellness Outreach and Education Coordinator; Jennifer Dixon, LHN Specialist; and Amy Tomlinson, Executive Director.  

Shannon Matthews June Employee of the Month

Shannon Matthews, Clerical Supervisor and Office Manager in Taylor County, has been named the June Employee of the Month.  Shannon was nominated for assisting with training new office managers in neighboring counties (Green and Adair) as well as other newly hired clerical staff, all while managing COVID clinics in her own counties. Shannon is an exceptional example of “going beyond the call of duty”.  Thank you Shannon for all your hard work! Pictured below:  Top L-R:  Shannon Matthews, Clerical Supervisor, and Amy Tomlinson, Executive Director  Bottom:  Angie Simpson, Administrative Services Manager

Lisa Anderson, Employee of the Month for May

Lisa Anderson, Administrative Secretary headquartered at the District, has been named the May Employee of the Month.  Lisa was nominated by several department heads who noticed all the extra effort she has been giving during the COVID response.  Lisa has been helping keep up with the vaccine inventory every night, assisting with vaccine transfers and shipments, has taken minutes for all the DOC related meetings during the response, and has helped stock and schedule the mobile clinic for offsite vaccinations (among other things listed on her nomination!). Lisa works hard for this agency and her efforts are appreciated and noticed! Thanks […]