Right: Police Chief Ken Corney, Tracey Coert and Mark Watkins at the awards ceremony. Left: Fire Chief David Endaya, Thomas Hoffman and Mark Watkins at the awards ceremony.
On Feb. 15 the City of Ventura held an awards ceremony and recognized nineteen employees nominated for 2016 Employee or Supervisor of the Year. These awards acknowledge city employees who are role models for public service and exemplify the city’s commitment to excellence.
The thirteen nominees for Employee of the Year were:
Police Services Officer Tracey Coert was selected as 2016 Employee of the Year.
Fire Captain Thomas Hoffman was recognized as 2016 Supervisor of the Year.
At the ceremony City Manager Mark Watkins said, “The awards ceremony is my favorite event of the year. It’s great to see the pride in each department head’s eyes when they introduce and speak about their nominees. Congratulations to Fire Captain Thom Hoffman and Police Services Officer Tracey Coert, these two exemplify the dedication, professionalism and personal commitment of our outstanding workforce and represent the best of our employees commitment to serve the community.”