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GEM Employee Recognition Program

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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!

  
  
CCAL 6 - Michael Chambers 03-10-2020.pdfCCAL 6 - Michael Chambers 03-10-2020
JP 3-1 - Brook Wiggins 02-25-2020.pdfJP 3-1 - Brook Wiggins 02-25-2020
CSCD - Teresa Briggs 02-26-2020.pdfCSCD - Teresa Briggs 02-26-2020
JP 1 - Shannon Williams 02-21-2020.pdfJP 1 - Shannon Williams 02-21-2020
Juvenile - Corinna Walker 02-10-2020.pdfJuvenile - Corinna Walker 02-10-2020
Juvenile - Michelle Morris 02-10-2020.pdfJuvenile - Michelle Morris 02-10-2020
Road and Bridge - Zhenyu Yang 01-14-2020.pdfRoad and Bridge - Zhenyu Yang 01-14-2020
SO - Christian Valdez 1-3-2020.pdfSO - Christian Valdez 1-3-2020
SO - Franklin Wilson 01-29-2020.pdfSO - Franklin Wilson 01-29-2020
SO - Kendall Schmidt 1-3-2020.pdfSO - Kendall Schmidt 1-3-2020
JP 3-2 - Leesa Lane 12-10-2019.pdfJP 3-2 - Leesa Lane 12-10-2019
Sheriff's Office - Christian Rath Christian 12-19-19.pdfSheriff's Office - Christian Rath Christian 12-19-19
Sheriff's Office - Sen Bai 12-19-2019.pdfSheriff's Office - Sen Bai 12-19-2019
Sheriff's Office - Lissette Carrillo 12-19-2019.pdfSheriff's Office - Lissette Carrillo 12-19-2019
SO - Bryce Thompson 10-23-2019.pdfSO - Bryce Thompson 10-23-2019
SO - Deborah Summers 11-11-2019.pdfSO - Deborah Summers 11-11-2019
SO - Gorge Ordonez 11-22-2019.pdfSO - Gorge Ordonez 11-22-2019
SO - Lawana Downs 10-23-2019.pdfSO - Lawana Downs 10-23-2019
SO - Major Pearson 11-07-2019.pdfSO - Major Pearson 11-07-2019
SO - Preston Fredericks 10-23-2019.pdfSO - Preston Fredericks 10-23-2019
SO - Shannon Poe 11-07-2019.pdfSO - Shannon Poe 11-07-2019
SO - Stephen Smart 11-07-2019.pdfSO - Stephen Smart 11-07-2019
SO - Lynne Smith 11-11-2019.pdfSO - Lynne Smith 11-11-2019
District Clerk - Mindi Johns 10-11-2019.pdfDistrict Clerk - Mindi Johns 10-11-2019
District Clerk - Tammy Mueller 10-11-2019.pdfDistrict Clerk - Tammy Mueller 10-11-2019
Healthcare - Daphne Lynch 10-17-2019.pdfHealthcare - Daphne Lynch 10-17-2019
Heathcare - Aisha Souri 10-17-2019.pdfHeathcare - Aisha Souri 10-17-2019
Juvenile - Sheila Jefferson-Shaw 10-17-2019.pdfJuvenile - Sheila Jefferson-Shaw 10-17-2019
SO - Adam Sutton 10-11-2019.pdfSO - Adam Sutton 10-11-2019
SO - Robert Whaley 10-11-2019.pdfSO - Robert Whaley 10-11-2019
Healthcare - Frank Rojas 10-17-2019.pdfHealthcare - Frank Rojas 10-17-2019
Healthcare - Jawaid Asghar 10-17-2019.pdfHealthcare - Jawaid Asghar 10-17-2019
Healthcare - Mandie Sosa 10-17-2019.pdfHealthcare - Mandie Sosa 10-17-2019
Healthcare - Susana Ramos 10-17-2019.pdfHealthcare - Susana Ramos 10-17-2019
Healthcare Grace Powers 10-17-2019.pdfHealthcare Grace Powers 10-17-2019
IT - Amelia Melvin 09-18-2019.pdfIT - Amelia Melvin 09-18-2019
IT - Ben White 09-18-2019.pdfIT - Ben White 09-18-2019
IT - Brandon Mestas 09-18-2019.pdfIT - Brandon Mestas 09-18-2019
IT - David McCurdy 09-18-2019.pdfIT - David McCurdy 09-18-2019
SO - Jordan Selman 09-23-2019.pdfSO - Jordan Selman 09-23-2019
SO - Lorrie Escamilla 09-23-2019.pdfSO - Lorrie Escamilla 09-23-2019
SO - Raylene Hoxey 09-23-2019.pdfSO - Raylene Hoxey 09-23-2019
IT - Lucy Rodriguez 09-18-2019.pdfIT - Lucy Rodriguez 09-18-2019
IT - Ramona Luster 09-18-2019.pdfIT - Ramona Luster 09-18-2019
SO - Brad Denison 09-30-2019.pdfSO - Brad Denison 09-30-2019
IT - Heather Hamilton 09-26-2019.pdfIT - Heather Hamilton 09-26-2019
SO - Carla Burnett 09-03-2019.pdfSO - Carla Burnett 09-03-2019
SO - Christopher Fontana 08-29-2019.pdfSO - Christopher Fontana 08-29-2019
Road and Bridge - Richard Dash 08-02-2019.pdfRoad and Bridge - Richard Dash 08-02-2019
Budget - Javier Arreola 08-19-2019.pdfBudget - Javier Arreola 08-19-2019
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