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Department of the Month Accolades Awarded at ORCU

CONGRATULATIONS to the following for being recognized as a Department of the Month at the Ouachita River Correctional Unit for June 2019! The honor is awarded to departments that go above and beyond their required duties each month. Staff members were honored and excited to be recognized for their efforts at the unit!

GRIEVANCE DEPARTMENT

MEDICAL DEPARTMENT

MENTAL HEALTH DIVISION

RECORDS DEPARTMENT

EARU Holds Annual Awards Luncheon to Honor Employees

On May 9, 2019, during Correctional Officers Week, East Arkansas Regional Unit (EARU) celebrated their employees with an annual awards luncheon. ADC Director Wendy Kelley and Chief Deputy Director Dale Reed were on hand to present the awards, along with unit leadership, to the following EARU standouts:
  • Essie Clay – Employee of the Year
  • Pam Dover – Supervisor of the Year
  • Sergeant Brenda Foreman – Correctional Officer of the Year
  • Captain Mond Kelly – Correctional Supervisor of the Year
  • Geneva Jones – Warden’s Outstanding Award
  • Stacy Roebuck – Warden’s Outstanding Award
  • Sergeant Frank Scott – Warden’s Outstanding Award
  • Major Jeffery Deen – 30-Year Service Award
  • Major David Knott – 30-Year Service Award

2019 OUTSTANDING EARU EMPLOYEE AWARDS

 
[LEFT] Employee of the Year: Essie Clay
[RIGHT] Supervisor of the Year: Pam Dover

 
[LEFT] Correctional Officer of the Year: Sgt. Brenda Foreman
[RIGHT] Correctional Supervisor of the Year: Cpt. Mond Kelly

 
[LEFT] Warden's Outstanding Award: Geneva Jones
[RIGHT] Warden's Outstanding Award: Stacey Roebuck

 
[LEFT] Warden's Outstanding Award: Sgt. Frank Scott
[RIGHT] The unit's visitation area was decorated
with a boxing theme for the awards luncheon!

2019 EARU EMPLOYEE SERVICE AWARDS

 
[LEFT] 30-Year Service Award: Maj. Jeffery Deen
[RIGHT] 30-Year Service Award: Maj. David Knott

ORCU Staff Honored with “Team Player” Awards

CONGRATULATIONS to the staff members at the Ouachita River Correctional Unit who were honored with awards for "Best Attitude" and "Team Player" during Correctional Officers Week, observed May 5-11, 2019!

A SHIFT:

Deputy Warden Jackson, Cpl. Kayla Williams, Cpl. Kelsey West,
Cpl. Caleb Wood, and Cpt. Josh Crosby

B SHIFT:

Cpl. Richard Salceda (left), Major Christopher, Sgt. Dorothy Griffin,
Sgt. Jeremiah Hardwell, and Deputy Warden Jackson

C SHIFT:

Cpl. Chris Truehill (left), Deputy Warden Jackson, Cpl. Derek Ivy, and Cpl. Jeremy Casey

D SHIFT:

Cpl. Jonathan Nooner (left), Deputy Warden Jackson, and Sgt. Kendalynn Newborn

Pratt Recognized for 30 Years of Service to the State

Timothy Pratt, a Corporal in ADC’s Construction Division, was recognized for his 30 years of service to the state of Arkansas with the presentation of a plaque on May 29, 2019. Deputy Director Dexter Payne, who began his career at ADC’s Diagnostic Center working alongside Cpl. Pratt, presented the award on behalf of Director Wendy Kelley and the other members of the ADC Management Team. Thank you for the time you’ve dedicated to the state in your work with our agency, Cpl. Pratt!

 


Lieutenant Christopher Minor (right) was on hand as his Construction Division
colleague, Cpl. Pratt, received his service award from the Management Team.

 

30-Year Award Presented to Lenderman

Stacia Lenderman, ADC’s Human Resources Administrator, was recognized for 30 years of service to the state of Arkansas by being presented with a plaque on May 7, 2019 by Director Wendy Kelley and members of the ADC Management Team. Thank you for the time you’ve invested in dedicated service to the state in your work within our agency, Ms. Lenderman!

 

Ouachita River Correctional Unit’s First Quarter 2019 Awards Announced

CONGRATULATIONS to the following recipients of the Ouachita River Correctional Unit's employee awards for January - March, 2019!


Employee of the Month
JANUARY 2019

Jerilynn Hosman

Employee of the Month
FEBRUARY 2019

Cpl. Phyllis Deever

Employee of the Month
MARCH 2019

Cpl. Mark Walters

Employee of the Quarter
FIRST QUARTER 2019

Lt. Jennifer Carl

30-Year Service Award Presented to EARU’s Major Knott

Major David Knott of the East Arkansas Regional Unit was recognized for 30 years of dedicated service to the state of Arkansas when he was presented with a plaque on April 10, 2019 by Director Wendy Kelley and members of the ADC Management Team. Thank you for the time you’ve invested in serving the ADC and our state, Major Knott!

 

Cashion Receives 40-Year Service Award

ADC Assistant Director Mark Cashion was recognized for his 40 years of service to the state of Arkansas with the presentation of a plaque on March 20, 2019 by Director Wendy Kelley and fellow members of the ADC Management Team. Thank you for your many years of hard work and dedication to the state and this department, Mr. Cashion!

 

Employee Recognized for His 30 Years of Service to the State of Arkansas

Tommy C. James, a Senior Auditor in ADC’s Compliance Office, was recognized for his 30 years of service to the state of Arkansas with the presentation of a plaque on March 1, 2019 by Director Wendy Kelley and members of the ADC Management Team. Thank you for the time you’ve invested in dedicated service to the state in your work within our agency, Mr. James!

 

Grimes Unit Awards Employee of the Quarter Honors to Cpl. Howard

Cpl. Terry Howard was recently recognized as the Grimes Unit Employee of the 4th Quarter for 2018 and presented with a certificate by Deputy Warden Steven Ricketts and Warden DeAngelo Earl. Congratulations on your outstanding achievement, Cpl. Howard!

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