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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 $250.
  
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 - Aidan Daily 03-14-2018.pdfSO - Aidan Daily 03-14-2018
SO - Chris Humble 03-16-2018.pdfSO - Chris Humble 03-16-2018
SO - Christopher Meehan 03-21-2018.pdfSO - Christopher Meehan 03-21-2018
SO - Kyle Greer 02-26-2018.pdfSO - Kyle Greer 02-26-2018
SO - Shannon Young 03-12-2018.pdfSO - Shannon Young 03-12-2018
SO Ronald Keith Griffin 02-28-2018.pdfSO Ronald Keith Griffin 02-28-2018
CCAL 2 - William Vest 02-20-2018.pdfCCAL 2 - William Vest 02-20-2018
SO - Jennifer Lane 02-12-2018.pdfSO - Jennifer Lane 02-12-2018
SO - Shannon Poe 02-12-2018.pdfSO - Shannon Poe 02-12-2018
SO - Sherie Snodderly 02-12-2018.pdfSO - Sherie Snodderly 02-12-2018
SO - Tonya Smith 02-12-2018.pdfSO - Tonya Smith 02-12-2018
CSCD - Vanessa Kirkland 01-11-2018.pdfCSCD - Vanessa Kirkland 01-11-2018
Public Works - Tina Chandler 01-18-2018.pdfPublic Works - Tina Chandler 01-18-2018
CSCD - Brittany Gurney 11-28-2017.pdfCSCD - Brittany Gurney 11-28-2017
District Attorney - Nancy Lloyd 11-03-2017.pdfDistrict Attorney - Nancy Lloyd 11-03-2017
District Attorney - Ruth Ruiz 11-03-2017.pdfDistrict Attorney - Ruth Ruiz 11-03-2017
Auditor - Alexandria Jenks 09-20-2017.pdfAuditor - Alexandria Jenks 09-20-2017
Auditor - Janet Graves 09-20-2017.pdfAuditor - Janet Graves 09-20-2017
Auditor - Linda Riggs 09-20-2017.pdfAuditor - Linda Riggs 09-20-2017
CSCD - Johnienna Means 10-10-2017.pdfCSCD - Johnienna Means 10-10-2017
Public Works - Penny Robbins 10-12-2017.pdfPublic Works - Penny Robbins 10-12-2017
Auditor - Aimee Moreno-Villarreal 09-20-2017.pdfAuditor - Aimee Moreno-Villarreal 09-20-2017
District Attorney - Danny Hartschuh 09-18-2017.pdfDistrict Attorney - Danny Hartschuh 09-18-2017
District Attorney - Kenny Newton 09-18-2017.pdfDistrict Attorney - Kenny Newton 09-18-2017
SO - Jamie Taylor 09-15-2017.pdfSO - Jamie Taylor 09-15-2017
SO - LaCarla Burnett 09-13-2017.pdfSO - LaCarla Burnett 09-13-2017
District Attorney - Melissa White 09-18-2017.pdfDistrict Attorney - Melissa White 09-18-2017
CCAL 4 - Darla Wright 08-22-2017.pdfCCAL 4 - Darla Wright 08-22-2017
District Attonrey - Kimberlyn Alvarado 08-22-2017.pdfDistrict Attonrey - Kimberlyn Alvarado 08-22-2017
District Attorney - Misti Bilderback 08-22-2017.pdfDistrict Attorney - Misti Bilderback 08-22-2017
District Clerk - Barbara McMillan 08-30-2017.pdfDistrict Clerk - Barbara McMillan 08-30-2017
District Clerk - Rebecca Henigsmith 08-30-2017.pdfDistrict Clerk - Rebecca Henigsmith 08-30-2017
SO - Jessica Pond 09-06-2017.pdfSO - Jessica Pond 09-06-2017
SO - Lawana Downs 09-06-2017.pdfSO - Lawana Downs 09-06-2017
CCAL 4 - Darla Wright 08-04-2017.pdfCCAL 4 - Darla Wright 08-04-2017
County Clerk - Evelyn Vincent 08-09-2017.pdfCounty Clerk - Evelyn Vincent 08-09-2017
CSCD - Lavinia Patterson 08-10-2017.pdfCSCD - Lavinia Patterson 08-10-2017
DA - Michael Coleman 08-17-2017.pdfDA - Michael Coleman 08-17-2017
DA Kimberley Voigt 08-17-2017.pdfDA Kimberley Voigt 08-17-2017
HR - Julie Rutherford 08-17-2017.pdfHR - Julie Rutherford 08-17-2017
IT - Aaron O'Brien 08-19-2017.pdfIT - Aaron O'Brien 08-19-2017
DA - Chad Smith 08-02-2017.pdfDA - Chad Smith 08-02-2017
DA - Evelyn Rutherford 08-02-2017.pdfDA - Evelyn Rutherford 08-02-2017
DA - Robin Laughon 08-02-2017.pdfDA - Robin Laughon 08-02-2017
IT - Ben White 08-04-2017.pdfIT - Ben White 08-04-2017
IT - Heather Hamilton 08-04-2017.pdfIT - Heather Hamilton 08-04-2017
IT - Jeff Springfield 08-04-2017.pdfIT - Jeff Springfield 08-04-2017
IT - Lisa Zoski 08-04-2017.pdfIT - Lisa Zoski 08-04-2017
IT - Paul Garrison 08-04-2017.pdfIT - Paul Garrison 08-04-2017
IT - Steve Ganey 08-04-2017.pdfIT - Steve Ganey 08-04-2017
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