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Staff honored during National Correctional Employees Week
News Release from: Oregon Dept. of Corrections
Posted: May 14th, 2012 8:42 AM
 
Staff honored during National Correctional Employees Week
 
More than 100 staff members, contractors and volunteers of the Oregon Department of Corrections (DOC) were honored for their outstanding work during the week of May 6 to May 12. Awards ceremonies were held at institutions across the state in recognition of National Correctional Employees Week.
 
"We are honored to recognize all of our employees, contractors and volunteers during National Correctional Employees Week," said DOC Director Colette Peters. "The people of DOC contribute immensely to our professional work environment and we are thankful for their dedication, hard work, and commitment to supporting the mission and vision of the Department."
 
Individuals and staff teams from around the state were honored in 18 award categories this year:
 
Lifesaving Award
Community Corrections Outstanding Service Award Outstanding Citizen Award Outstanding Volunteer Award Outstanding Service Award Outstanding Functional Unit Award Humanitarian Award Meritorious Service Award Sustainability Award Contractor of the Year Oregon Corrections Enterprises Employee of the Year Employee of the Year Officer of the Year Manager of the Year Award of Merit Award of Valor Director's Award Max Williams Award
 
For a list of award winners, please visit www.oregon.gov/DOC/statewide_awards.shtml.
 
"The individuals receiving awards today have been recognized by their peers and management as excelling in various areas, all of which further our mission and make DOC an organization to be proud of," Peters said. "We thank these individuals - and all of our staff - for making DOC a great place to work."
 
DOC employs 4,300 staff members at 14 institutions and several centralized support facilities throughout the state of Oregon.
 
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Contact Info: Liz Craig
503-945-0930
Elizabeth.A.Craig@doc.state.or.us