News & Stories – Facility Services


April 2017

​Employee for the Month of April 2017 is Jake Butterfield
Jake is always willing to help others get a job done.  He is very particular with his work.  He gets all of his scheduled work done on time.  He is very good at trouble shooting plumbing problems and he has a great attitude. He is always willing to go the extra mile.​
March 2017
The Employee of the Month for March is Mike Schmidt.
Mike is a great guy.  He is always trying to help others and puts forth a good image for our department.
Mike was reconditioning some shelves to save the district money and make the area look better.
February 2017

The Employee of the month for February is Easton Wissler

Easton Wissler Photo

Easton goes above and beyond the call of duty.  He has a very positive attitude and works well with his co-workers.  We can rely on Easton to complete any assigned tasks in a timely manner.

January 2017
The Employee of the Month for January 2017 is Patrick Bear
Patrick Bear PhotoThis 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
December 2016
The employee of the month for December is Jack Retallick
jack-retallick-photo-1He 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.
November 2016

The employee of the month for November is Theron Jones


Theron  has been committed to his job as a District mechanic for
15 years.  He is an expert at his trade.  He takes pride in his work
and he completes all of his assignments quickly.  Theron has
established himself as a trusted source for mechanical advice among
his coworkers and friends here in Facility Services.  No matter the
lawn mower, tractor, truck or generator; diesel or gasoline, Theron
can always fix them like new. On behalf of many of his co-workers in
Facility Services, we gladly recommend Theron Jones to be this month's
"employee of the month."

October 2016

The employee of the month for October is Bruce Crane

Bruce goebruce-crane-photos 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.

September 2016

The employee of the month for September is Brandon Conti

Brandon Condi Photo

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.

August 2016
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.


July 2016
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.

June 2016

The employee of the month for June  is Kim Forrester.

KIM FORRESTER PhotoKim 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.

May 2016

The Employee of the Month for May is Jim Barnes

JIM BARNES PhotoHe 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.

April  2016

The Employee of the Month for April is Ron Gowans

RON GOWANS PhotoRon 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.

March 2016

The Employee of the Month for March is Lynn Visser.

lynn-visser-photoLynn 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.

February 2016

The Employee of the Month for February is Lance Brady.

Lance helped with getting the new JATC South..  Rebuilt old bookcase,installed new cLANCE BRADY Photoabinets, 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.

January 2016

The carpenters would like to nominate Dave Markus for the Employee of the Month for January.

DDave Markus - Photoave 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.

December 2015
Easton Wissler was voted by his peers as December's Employee of the Month.Easton has been with Jordan School DiEASTON WISSLER Photostrict 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.
November 2015
Judy Bird was voted by her peersas NoveJudy Birdmber's Employee of the Month.Thank Judy for all you do for Jordan School District.  We really appreciateyou.