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Going the Extra Mile (GEM) Employee Recognition Program
 
Collin County's GEM program is designed to recognize and reward county employees for excellence in service. This program allows elected officials and department heads to grant employees public recognition and an immediate monetary award for extra efforts.

Funding for GEM comes from revenues generated by the State Procurement Card Rebate Program, the Office Depot Office Supply Rebate Program and 65% of the vending machine concession contract.

Examples of efforts to be recognized:

  • One-time noteworthy achievements
  • Volunteering for an extra or emergency assignment while maintaining one's own workload
  • Using personal initiative and creativity to solve an unusual problem
  • Producing a work product of exceptionally high quality under tight deadlines

 
A GEM award net payment is about $50.
  
GEM nominees are approved or disapproved for an award by the employee's elected official or appointed department head. The program was approved and initiated by the Collin County Commissioners Court on November 1, 2010.
 
GEM award winners so far are listed below.

Congratulations to all GEM Award winners!

  
  
SO - Dan Cates 02-06-2017.pdfSO - Dan Cates 02-06-2017
SO - Diana Lebron 02-06-2017.pdfSO - Diana Lebron 02-06-2017
CSCD - Cecilia Avogaro 02-03-2017.pdfCSCD - Cecilia Avogaro 02-03-2017
Road and Bridge - Penny Robbins 02-08-2017.pdfRoad and Bridge - Penny Robbins 02-08-2017
SO - Casey Clopton 02-06-2017.pdfSO - Casey Clopton 02-06-2017
SO - Clarence Gillespie 02-06-2017.pdfSO - Clarence Gillespie 02-06-2017
SO Marcus Ramirez 02-06-2017.pdfSO Marcus Ramirez 02-06-2017
SO - Gill Sherrille 02-23-2017.pdfSO - Gill Sherrille 02-23-2017
Sheriff's Office - Marcus Williams 01-18-2017.pdfSheriff's Office - Marcus Williams 01-18-2017
Sheriff's Office - Sarah Farwell 01-10-2017.pdfSheriff's Office - Sarah Farwell 01-10-2017
Healthcare - John-Mark Meulman 01-12-2017.pdfHealthcare - John-Mark Meulman 01-12-2017
Heathcare - Chau Nguyen 12-27-2016.pdfHeathcare - Chau Nguyen 12-27-2016
Sheriff's Office - Jamie McCarty 01-04-2017.pdfSheriff's Office - Jamie McCarty 01-04-2017
Sheriff's Office - Krista Creed 01-04-2017.pdfSheriff's Office - Krista Creed 01-04-2017
Sheriff's Office - Laura Saulters 01-04-2017.pdfSheriff's Office - Laura Saulters 01-04-2017
Sheriff's Office - Melissa Golden 01-04-2017.pdfSheriff's Office - Melissa Golden 01-04-2017
Healthcare - Candice Akins 12-27-2016.pdfHealthcare - Candice Akins 12-27-2016
Healthcare - Carolee Bills 12-27-2016.pdfHealthcare - Carolee Bills 12-27-2016
Healthcare - Dawn West 12-27-2016.pdfHealthcare - Dawn West 12-27-2016
Sheriff's Office - Rebecca Williams 12-22-2016.pdfSheriff's Office - Rebecca Williams 12-22-2016
Constable Pct 1 - Jeffrey Kyle Bailey 12-21-2016.pdfConstable Pct 1 - Jeffrey Kyle Bailey 12-21-2016
Road and Bridge - Joel Thorton 12-07-2016.pdfRoad and Bridge - Joel Thorton 12-07-2016
Sheriff's Office - Amber Kincheloe 12-05-2016.pdfSheriff's Office - Amber Kincheloe 12-05-2016
Sheriff's Office - Stephen Serna 12-15-2016.pdfSheriff's Office - Stephen Serna 12-15-2016
Sheriff's Office - Barbara Morman 11-30-2016.pdfSheriff's Office - Barbara Morman 11-30-2016
Animal Services - Lisa Drummonds 11-04-2016.pdfAnimal Services - Lisa Drummonds 11-04-2016
County Extension - Maureen Metcalf 12-02-2016.pdfCounty Extension - Maureen Metcalf 12-02-2016
JP 2 Shonda Powell 11-11-2016.pdfJP 2 Shonda Powell 11-11-2016
Sheriff's Office - Susan Hayes 12-01-2016.pdfSheriff's Office - Susan Hayes 12-01-2016
SO - Johnathan Glidden 10-27-2016.pdfSO - Johnathan Glidden 10-27-2016
SO - Pedro Estrada 10-27-2016.pdfSO - Pedro Estrada 10-27-2016
County Clerk - Heather Hamack 10-12-2016.pdfCounty Clerk - Heather Hamack 10-12-2016
County Clerk - Sharon Butler 10-12-2016.pdfCounty Clerk - Sharon Butler 10-12-2016
Juvenile - Anne Sibley 10-17-2016.pdfJuvenile - Anne Sibley 10-17-2016
SO - David Crossland 10-27-2016.pdfSO - David Crossland 10-27-2016
SO - Dennis Gill 10-27-2016.pdfSO - Dennis Gill 10-27-2016
SO - John Hunt 10-27-2016.pdfSO - John Hunt 10-27-2016
SO - Todd Stewart 10-27-2016.pdfSO - Todd Stewart 10-27-2016
Road and Bridge - Ralph Chapman 10-05-2016.pdfRoad and Bridge - Ralph Chapman 10-05-2016
Budget - Jessica Shaw 09-29-2016.pdfBudget - Jessica Shaw 09-29-2016
Budget - Marie Chacon 09-29-2016.pdfBudget - Marie Chacon 09-29-2016
District Clerk - Kimberly Sherrin 10-07-2016.pdfDistrict Clerk - Kimberly Sherrin 10-07-2016
IT - Aaron Obrien 09-30-2016.pdfIT - Aaron Obrien 09-30-2016
IT - Casey Stone 09-28-2016.pdfIT - Casey Stone 09-28-2016
IT - Robyn Winans 09-27-2016.pdfIT - Robyn Winans 09-27-2016
District Clerk - Kimberly Scollo 10-07-2016.pdfDistrict Clerk - Kimberly Scollo 10-07-2016
Animal Services - Andrew Tracy 09-19-2016.pdfAnimal Services - Andrew Tracy 09-19-2016
Animal Services - Chris Weiss 09-19-2016.pdfAnimal Services - Chris Weiss 09-19-2016
Animal Services - Danny Davis 09-19-2016.pdfAnimal Services - Danny Davis 09-19-2016
Animal Services- Steven Harris 09-19-2016.pdfAnimal Services- Steven Harris 09-19-2016
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