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Posted on: September 30, 2019

Meet Our Employees of the Year

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Three staff members were recognized as Employees of the Year during the September 2019 annual event for the Rio Metro Regional Transit District (RMRTD) and Mid-Region Council of Governments (MRCOG). 

The following employees were nominated by their peers for their contributions to the organizations, and received an award of recognition as well as some well-deserved time off.

2019 Employees of the Year

Employee being handed an award

Grant Brodehl, Special Projects Planner, MRCOG

What Grant's Peers Said: Grant knows his job and is always willing to go above and beyond. He helped complete several grant applications that resulted in Rio Metro receiving over $30 million in federal funding. He is always pleasant and kind, and is never too busy to help.

Employee being handed an award

Denise Kurtz, Dispatcher, RMRTD (bus)

What Denise's Peers Said: Denise is a valuable member of the Rio Metro Valencia County team. She has a fantastic “can do” attitude, and takes pride in ensuring things are taken care of.

Employee being handed an award

Nicole Perches, Program Support Coordinator, RMRTD (rail)

What Nicole's Peers Said: Nicole has a strong knowledge of the Rail Runner history and operations. She is always going the extra 1 ½ miles to make sure both employees and the public are well taken care of.

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