News & Stories – Facility Services
EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH
The Employee of the Month for January 2017 is Patrick Bear
This employee is very knowledgeable in his trade and takes great pride in his work. Always willing to help out other departments when needed. I’ve had several compliments from school employees about what a nice person and good worker he is while working at their school.
Example of Desired Performance
Auxiliary Service Parking Lot Light Project
The employee of the month for December is Jack Retallick
He has put forth a lot of thought and energy to solve many AV problems throughout the District. One in particular, Elk Ridge Middle School. “Great Employee.” Works well with all departments. Works well with AV people. Excellent experience and command of his trade.
The employee of the month for November is Theron Jones
Theron has been committed to his job as a District mechanic for
The employee of the month for October is Bruce Crane
Bruce goes above and beyond the call of duty.
He has a very positive attitude and works well with his co-workers.
I can rely on Bruce to complete any assigned tasks in a timely manner.
The employee of the month for September is Brandon Conti
He is always willing to help with any job. Works hard, but more important
he looks good while doing it. Very good at making a plan and executing it.
The employee of the month for August is Paul Stoddard.
Paul is a good worker. He is punctual. He is exceptional at
repairing and adding security to the schools. He is dependable,
responsible, and pleasant to work with.
The employee of the month for July is Bret Sax
Bret is a great carpenter working on our night crew. He is diligent in completingwork orders on time and in a way that is safe for the students. He exemplifies a great attitude about those he works with and the work he does. He has carried the carpenters load for the night crew while Kurt has been off. Bret is very talented and does an outstanding job with his assignments.
The employee of the month for June is Kim Forrester.
Kim is very organized and especially accurate in her bookkeeping skills.
She is always friendly and is a real asset to the New Construction department.
We appreciate Kim and she is a valuable asset to all of us at ASB.
The Employee of the Month for May is Jim Barnes
He has been in Jordan School District for 29 years as a custodian and a carpenter. Jim has become a great asset to our department and the district in all his wisdom and his ability to do and complete any job that is given to him. He has helped others in decisions on better ways to complete jobs or proper ways that are needed. Jim is one of the great and outstanding employees that work for the Jordan School District and he brings pride in all that he does.
The Employee of the Month for April is Ron Gowans
Ron knocks his work orders out quickly. He comes over to the AV side of our shop almost daily and asks us if we need help with anything. If we are in a bind, Ron will drop everything and come help out. He doesn’t care what the job is or if its his school. He is willing to help with grunt work as well as technical stuff. He’s not in it for the glory or himself but for the team.
The Employee of the Month for March is Lynn Visser.
Lynn is the go to guy when you need Special Projects, Capital Outlay, New Construction. He usually is the one put in charge of their completions.
At Bingham, Lynn helped the school with getting a fire pit and helped with the bids overseeing The Big B — that Bingham High has out front. Lynn helps Dan Bourgeois with bidding, hiring contractors, etc. and usually has a Big Cheesy Smile for you.
The Employee of the Month for February is Lance Brady.
Lance helped with getting the new JATC South.. Rebuilt old bookcase,installed new cabinets, helped with remolding of this school last summer.Lance helps with handicap door closers and work on concrete jobs. Helps one that needs help. Lance fills in for the senior position,when Dave is off. Handles any problems that come up when Dave is off.
The carpenters would like to nominate Dave Markus for the Employee of the Month for January.
Dave is the senior tech (leadman) with the Carpenters. Dave is a supportive lead in our department. He manages and divides our department’s work load evenly between us. when we need support and encouragement, Dave never hesitates to step in and help us alone.
We enjoy Dave in our department and are proud to work with him every week.
Easton Wissler was voted by his peers as December’s Employee of the Month.Easton has been with Jordan School District since 2007.He works with our Grounds Department. Easton hangs signs and does sign repair at the schools. He also handles sod preparation. He is always on time, is a hard worker, and quickly gets the job done.Thank Easton for all you do for Jordan School District. We really appreciate you.
Judy Bird was voted by her peersas November’s Employee of the Month.Thank Judy for all you do for Jordan School District. We really appreciateyou.