Kentucky Emergency Management
2015 Governor's Ambassador Teamwork Award KYEM Employees Honored

Press Release Date:  Thursday, October 08, 2015  
Contact Information:  Contact: Buddy Rogers

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Oct. 8, 2015) - Kentucky Emergency Management (KYEM) employees were recognized yesterday for their service to fellow Kentuckians during the four presidentially declared disasters of February, March, April and July 2015.



As part of Public Service Recognition Week and during yesterday's Governor's Ambassador Awards presentation, Jennifer Adcock, Lori Harley, Greg Shanks, Steve Bruwicki, Mark Klaas and Harry James received the Governor's Ambassador Teamwork Award for their dedication and commitment in responding to the needs of Kentuckians during the disaster events.


KYEM Director Michael Dossett offered high praise for all those honored. "I am very pleased to learn these public servants were recognized for their efforts and commitment. Their dedication and professionalism is outstanding. Kentucky communities and citizens are safer and more resilient because of the untiring efforts of the Kentucky Emergency Management staff."


Created in 2008, the Governor's Ambassador Awards recognize employees who have made a positive impact on others. Nominations for the awards are accepted throughout the year in six categories: customer service, courage, leadership, professional achievement, teamwork, or community service and volunteerism. The 2015 awards generated nominations of almost 150 employees which also included KYEM staff members Junior Lewis and Wayne Burd.


For additional information about the Governor's Ambassador Award Program, visit the Personnel Cabinet's website at .


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