Employee Honors

Winners of employee recreation awards

A great park and recognition district is staffed by great people. Willamalane is proud to honor those whose passion and commitment to their jobs help us fulfill our mission to deliver exceptional parks and recreation to enrich the lives of everyone we serve.

Dozens of employees were honored at last week’s employee recognition event. Among those receiving honors:

Years of Service of Note

Ken Randall — 25 years
Richard Perez — 30 years

Employee Recognition Awards

Exceptional Work Award

Candice Baker — Early Childhood
Matt Edgerton — Park Services
Erica Hinshaw — Early Childhood
Ronni Price — Planning and Development
Kevin Stacey — Park Services

Exceptional Team Player Award

Jana Clark — Community Recreation
Amanda Grimes —Community Recreation
Allison Humphrey — Park Services
ActiveNet Implementation Team — Pam Caples, Sarah Judd, Kerry Jack, Megan Jackson, Johanna Henry, Jason Elissalde, Rachelle Owen, Karen Van Cleave, Ronni Price, Rita Grimes

Exceptional Customer Service Award

Jill Arendt — Adult Activity Center
Tiffany Jensen — Willamalane Center

Above and Beyond Awards

These people are recognized for consistently “going above and beyond” their job descriptions or duties. These quarterly awards recognize great work more frequently.

Matt Edgerton — Park Services
Rachelle Owen — Administrative Services
Ryan Taxara — Recreation Services
Nancy Mauk — Recreation Services
Jay Schweitz — Recreation Services

Bright Ideas Awards

Carol Smith
Etta Cay Dixon
Christine Crutcher

Leaving Us Recognition

Diane Schechter, retiring after 32 years
Nicole Ankeney, five years of service