Service Awards Luncheon
Coweta County employees honored for service
by Staff Reports
Coweta County employees who have reached a milestone in their employment were honored April 23 at the quarterly Employee Service Awards Luncheon.
Each employee proudly serves Coweta taxpayers and performs a wide range of duties and functions. Some 33 honorees attended the event at the Coweta County Fairgrounds.
Honored for 20 years of service were: Steven Orr/ Prison; Charles Dodson/ Road; Crystal Grant/ Sheriff's Office; Tony Brown/ Sheriff's Office; Rodney Ison/ Sheriff's Office.
Honored for 15 years of service were Jeff Kee/ Tax Assessors Office; Rhonda Spencer/ Clerk of Superior Court Office; Gaylene Pronevitch/ Clerk of Superior Court Office.
Honored for 10 years of serve were Charles Reeves/ Road Dept.; Ray Barber/ Public Buildings; William Kee/ Fire Department; David Albrecht/ Prison; Larry Williams, Sr./ Road Dept.; Michael Blocker/ Building Dept.
Honored for five years of service were Tonya Kidner/ Sheriff's Office; Terleasha Small/ Clerk of Superior Ct.; Susan Belcher/ Clerk of State Ct.; Natalie Ashman/ Solicitor's Office; Amy Hughes/ Sheriff's Office; Mac Delarosa/ Sheriff; Kristin Rubenstein/ Library; Kristen Timoteo/ Library; Vernita Caldwell/ Clerk of State Ct.; LeKisha Hitchcock/ E911; Sharon Fields/ Clerk of State Ct.; Michael Zinkann/ IT.
For the first time, elected officials were also honored for their service. Attending the April 23 event were Probate Judge Mary Cranford, 30-plus years; Sheriff Mike Yeager, 25 years; Clerk of Superior Court Cindy Brown, 20-plus years; Solicitor Sandy Wisenbaker, 10 years; Tax Commissioner Tommy Ferrell, 35-plus years; former Solicitor Robert Stokely, 15-plus years; Chief Magistrate Judge Jim Stripling, 15-plus years.
Honored, but unable to attend were: Mitch Gattis/ Sheriff's Office, 25 years; Jennie Jackson/ Juvenile Court, 15 years; Sid Bedenbaugh/ Transportation & Engineering; Bonnie Weeks/ Event Services; John Cunningham/ Fire; Matthew Williams/ Fire; Yaschko Wilkins/ Prison, 10 years. Tracey Jakobsen/ E911; Rebecca Owen/ E911; Sharon Gravitt/ Sheriff; Kevin Keeble/ Sheriff; Matthew Williams/ Sheriff, 5 years.
Elected officials unable to attend were Chief State Court Judge John Herbert Cranford, 20-plus years; Commissioner Tim Lassetter, 5-plus years; Commissioner Paul Poole, 5-plus years; State Court Judge Seay VanPatten Poulakos, 10-plus years.