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Employee of the Month

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

December Honoree

December 22, 2022
Officer Terrence Smith come to Maryland Capitol Police from the Baltimore City Sheriff’s Office where he spent approximately 5 years.  Prior to that Officer Smith served 28 years with the Baltimore City Police Department and 15 years with the Baltimore City Fire Department.  Officer T. Smith is a hard-working officer, respectful and  ...Learn more

October Honoree

October 27, 2022
Rose-Eva Dandridge has been with the Department of General Services since 2014. She started in Design, Construction & Energy’s (DCE) Construction Inspection division and several years ago moved into DCE’s the Project Cost Center (PCC).  Rose-Eva is an integral part of the DCE team. Rose-Eva wears many hats for the Design,  ...Learn more

September Honoree

September 29, 2022
Sam Ruppert manages our budget unit, which is heavily involved in our year end close as well as the preparation of the following year’s budget. We have just wrapped up theFY22 closeout, and Sam was instrumental in helping this process proceed smoothly. His team helped all areas of the agency review  ...Learn more

August Honoree

August 25, 2022
In April 2021, Salisbury Administrative Aide Tricia Greene was in the office working at her desk when she noticed a young lady in the lobby who seemed very distraught.  Tricia went to the lobby and asked her if she needed help.  She quickly realized the woman had been assaulted and was in  ...Learn more

July Honoree

July 28, 2022
Trisha Nelson is a Management Associate at the Office of Facilities Management’s Baltimore Public Buildings and Grounds unit.  She has been with DGS for six years. Not only is Trisha a very important contributor to the success of the Baltimore region’s work, she is the nucleus that holds the office together. Trisha monitors the  ...Learn more

June Honoree

June 23, 2022
Cristina Palchefsky is our Accounts Payable supervisor. In the last 9 months, this unit has experienced a great deal of turnover. Her two direct reports resigned within3 weeks of each other at the end of last summer, leaving Cristina as the only person left to do the work of three people  ...Learn more