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Employee of the Month

October Honoree

November 1, 2023
Sergeant Luke Montgomery came to the Maryland Capitol Police from the Baltimore City Sheriff department where he spent approximately 19 years, serving his community. Sgt. Montgomery is a hard-working supervisor, respectful and polite to all that he comes across. He does not shy away from a call for service and  ...Learn more

September Honoree

October 3, 2023
PCO Damara Knox-Harris has been with DGS for over 25 years. She started in March of 1998 as a Security Officer. Through the years she continued to work and attained the position of a PCO entailing the responsibilities to monitor radio transmissions over the two channels used by MCP, and  ...Learn more

August Honorees

August 29, 2023
Lakesha Watson always manages to go above and beyond for every piece of the job that she does. Lakesha continues to maintain a level of dedication and hard work for OSP. She handles and executes her work exceptionally. Lakesha has takes her time and ensures that her superior has all  ...Learn more

July Honorees

August 1, 2023
John Evianiak was working on a project to fix an underground leak on the heating and cooling lines for the Tawes complex in Annapolis. He was made aware of an underground heating water leak at another location that rapidly turned into an emergency. John immediately had his contractor begin to investigate. It  ...Learn more

June Honorees

June 22, 2023
Matt Dennies volunteered to investigate an issue when the Office of Design, Construction & Energy was contacted regarding a ceiling collapse at the Sweeney District Court in Annapolis. The ceiling in the courtroom had a structural failure. Fortunately, this happened over a holiday weekend and no injuries were reported. But,  ...Learn more

May Honorees

June 6, 2023
MCP nominated their Police Communication Officers (PCO); PCS Chaconda Cheeks, PCS Lakeshia Wesby, PCO Damara Knox-Harris, PCO Tameara Blackston, PCO Mechiko Moulden, PCO Connor Coulbourn, PCO Craig Phillips, PCO Maurice Hughes, PCO Felicia Mooney, PCO April Fenner, and PCO Richard Bassett III for Caught DGS in honor of National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week. This nationally recognized week brings recognition to the public safety  ...Learn more

April Honorees

May 3, 2023
The Design, Construction, & Energy Division takes pride in their teamwork and customer service. Two great examples of that teamwork and customer service are Jackie Koppenhaver and Lisa Brittan. They have been in State service for almost 72 years combined – Jackie has over 35yrs and Lisa has over 36yrs; DCE  ...Learn more

March Honorees

March 23, 2023
Tiffany Summers, Mohammad Bahadoritoolabi and Charlene Varlack’s efforts in completing the payroll process each week ensure that all DGS employees are paid accurately and on schedule earn them a Caught DGS nomination.  The holiday season can be particularly challenging due to many accelerated deadlines and an increase in timesheet adjustments  ...Learn more

February Honorees

February 23, 2023
Monica Franklin, Tyler Russell, Emmanuel Smith, Julissa Marcano, and Brandford Quartey were faced with an arduous, never before done task. I asked for volunteers and these 5 stepped up. They learned anew process, they completed their tasks and they are now in a position to help others with this task. They  ...Learn more

January Honorees

January 26, 2023
During a short  break between interviews a phone call came into the conference room which Doreva Hinton answered. It was a person looking for the location of the tax court. The person on the phone was very concerned that they would miss their hearing as they were unsure of the location. Doreva  ...Learn more