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Public Safety Employee of the Month

Public Safety Employee of the Month


November 2018

Police Cadet John Reid
Public Safety Employee of the Month - Lieutenant Mark Pehrson

I wish to extend my appreciation and congratulations to you on your nomination and selection as the Novi Public Safety Employee of the Month – November 2018.  You were nominated by Paid on Call Firefighter Dennis Barratt and selected by the Public Safety Innovation Committee for your outstanding and relentless efforts in mentoring and teaching the probationary firefighters of the Novi Fire Department.

Your continuous efforts training and mentoring of the probationary firefighters, sets the bar high.  You are a tremendous example to recruits and fellow firefighters regarding the unselfish manner in which you share your knowledge to the new members of the department.  You have spent numerous hours on and off shift, working with our firefighters to complete their training modules and driving certification with the highest proficiency.   You model the way for all who watch you, instilling confidence to the team with your positive work ethic, and a myriad of other skill sets.

With the implementation of Aladtec, the new scheduling software program, you played a pivotal role in training.  To ensure accuracy of the program, you spent countless hours developing additional reports, unique to the Novi Fire Department.  Most recently you spearheaded report development for both the tracking of vehicle maintenance, and documenting required probationary training.

Additionally, your kind heartedness and generosity shines through regularly.  Just a few weeks ago, you assisted a family who was displaced from their home after a fire left it uninhabitable.   Not only did you help the family move out of the fire damaged residence, you were instrumental finding them a new home, and also navigating the required paperwork to receive assistance from the State.

Due to your leadership, compassion, and commitment to serve, the full-time fire and police command officers and administrators congratulate you on being named Public Safety Employee of the Month – November, 2018.  

Previous Employees of the Month

October 2018 - Police Cadet John Reid

September 2018 - Patrol Officer Matthew Chylaszek

August 2018 - Sergeant/Training and Standards Brian K. Woloski

July 2018 - Administrative Co-Op Jannah Qaqish

June 2018 - Dispatcher Jeff O'Donnell

May 2018 - Officer Julie Warren
 

April 2018 - Detective Micheal Bender

March 2018 - Administrative Assistant Renee Landis

February 2018 - Zahi Kassab 
 

January 2018 - Suzan Yacoub

December 2017 - Bill Dokianos
 

November 2017 - Steve Tallman

October 2017 - Detective Sergeant Scott Baetens, Detective Randy Mince and Property Officer Joe Hetu

September 2017 - Mike Wilson

August 2017 - Bob Manar

July 2017 - Kevin Rhea

June 2017 - Scott Woodley

May 2017 - Julie Warren

April 2017 - Michael Walton

March 2017 - Scott Discher

February 2017 - Michael Warren

January 2017 - Alan Patterson

December 2016 - Renee Landis

November 2016 - Bob Manar

October 2016 - Carol Westfall

September 2016 - Kristie Gruenwald

July 2016 - Alisa Brown

June 2016 - Mark Theisen

April 2016 - Karen Assaf

March 2016 - Kristie Gruenwald

February 2016 - Michael Daisley

January 2016 - Greg Lis

December 2015 - Paul Leslie

November 2015 - Michael Bender

October 2015 - Janet Kaplan

September 2015 - Brady Rees

August 2015 - Steven Snell

July 2015 - Karen Patterson

June 2015 - Joshua Chapman

May 2015 - Jon Zabick

April 2015 - Scott Tewes

March 2015 - Joe Carpenter

February 2015 - Jason Bergtold

January 2015 - Phil Duczyminski

December 2014 - Joe Shelton

November 2014 - Josh Bunse

October 2014 - Steve Patterson

September 2014 - Todd Seog

August 2014 - Gerylann Garris

July 2014 - Michael Daisley

June 2014 - Randy Mince

May 2014 - Scott Tewes

April 2014 - Karen Assaf

March 2014 - Kristie Gruenwald

February 2014 - Brandon Bidus

January 2014 - Steve Balog