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Employee of the Month

August Employees of the Month – MCP Active Shooter Response Team

August 20, 2018
On June 26, at approximately 2:40 PM., a report of an active shooter incident at the Capitol Gazette newspaper office at 888 Bestgate Road near the Annapolis Mall started flooding police radio channels. MCP personnel working in the Annapolis area immediately started to respond, along with allied agencies. MCP units  ...Learn more

July Employee of the Month – Security Officer Brenda Redding

August 9, 2018
Security Officer Brenda Redding has been a security officer with MCP’s Annapolis Detachment since July 2014. Her customer service skills are exemplary. She communicates effectively with everyone she meets, from senators and delegates to elementary school children visiting the State House. S/O Redding not only performs her duties and responsibilities  ...Learn more

June Employee of the Month – Duane Lincoln

June 22, 2018
Duane Lincoln, a Building Construction Inspector III in FPDC for 10 years, has been an exemplary employee from Day 1. As he manages the construction projects assigned to him, he does so with the utmost professionalism and the highest of standards. Duane recently began finalizing the extensive number construction projects  ...Learn more

May Employee of the Month – Kelly Walker

June 22, 2018
Kelly Walker has nearly 18 years with the DGS Public School Construction Program. Her ability to work as a liaison between departments is exceptional. Everyone already has something on their plate, but Kelly kindly takes on a little more as she coordinates multiple project submissions that are all, of course,  ...Learn more

April Employee of the Month – John Smith

June 22, 2018
John Smith is a housekeeping supervisor with DGS in Annapolis, but don’t make the mistake of thinking he just carries around a dustpan and broom! You might see him with a dustpan and broom, but John is a man of many talents and has a vast knowledge of every area  ...Learn more

March Employee of the Month – Mel Kendle

April 9, 2018
Mel Kendle is the Maintenance Supervisor for the J. Louis Boublitz District Court in Hagerstown. He has been employed with the state for almost 24 years, and I have to say that he is a great asset to me and the DGS organization. He takes great pride in the building,  ...Learn more

February Employee of the Month – Pfc. Vincent Kurek

April 9, 2018
Private First Class (Pfc.) Vincent Kurek has been with the Maryland Capitol Police (MCP) Baltimore Detachment for 26 years. He also served in the National Guard for 20 years (1984 – 2004). Officer Kurek works the evening shift and leads the Detachment in traffic enforcement. A team player, he is  ...Learn more

January 2018 Employee of the Month – Security Officer Gwenda McGowan

January 26, 2018
Security Officer Gwenda McGowan celebrated 18 years of service with the Maryland Capitol Police on January 18; she was hired in 2000 as a temporary building guard trainee. In her determination to expand her knowledge and improve her skills, Officer McGowan has earned three different certificates from the Federal Emergency Management  ...Learn more

December Employee of the Month – Jane Bailey

December 19, 2017
Jane Bailey, Program Manager/BPW Liaison in the Procurement & Logistics division, retired on December 1 after nine years of exemplary service to DGS. During her tenure, she provided extraordinary value to the P&L team. Thanks to her work ethic, reliability and resilience, the division kept pace with the state’s construction  ...Learn more

November Employees of the Month – Cathy Ensor and Kim Langhkam

December 19, 2017
With a staff that includes only the two of them, Kim Langkam (left) and Cathy Ensor manage a caseload of 1,100 grants valued at over $770 million. And they never complain! No matter the requests made of them, you’ll never hear them say “that’s not in my job description.” Cathy  ...Learn more