Employee excellence honored at 56th Annual FEB awards

| April 20, 2012 | 0 Comments
Chad Guerrero (on left in left photo) is among the awardees from U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii at the 56th Annual Excellence in Federal Government Luncheon, held at the Sheraton Waikiki Hotel, April 13. Guerrero was recognized as the Clerical Assistant Employee of the Year. (Courtesy Photo)

Chad Guerrero (on left) is among the awardees from U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii at the 56th Annual Excellence in Federal Government Luncheon, held at the Sheraton Waikiki Hotel, April 13. Guerrero was recognized as the Clerical Assistant Employee of the Year. (Courtesy Photo)

FEB Awards recognize best, brightest agencies, personnel in Hawaii

Crista Mary Mack
311th Signal Command Public Affairs

WAIKIKI — Federal employees and military personnel convened at the Sheraton Waikiki Hotel for the 56th Annual Excellence in Federal Government Luncheon, here, April 13, where more than 240 people and teams received awards for their outstanding efforts, dedication and contributions to the workforce and community.

The event was hosted by the Honolulu–Pacific Federal Executive Board, or FEB, which acts as a liaison for local federal offices and identifies and advances common issues to ensure efficient and effective use of limited resources.

Bounta Sourivong (on left) is among the awardees from U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii at the 56th Annual Excellence in Federal Government Luncheon, held at the Sheraton Waikiki Hotel, April 13. Sourivong was recognized as the Trades and Crafts Employee of the Year. (Courtesy Photo)

Bounta Sourivong (on left) is among the awardees from U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii at the 56th Annual Excellence in Federal Government Luncheon, held at the Sheraton Waikiki Hotel, April 13. Sourivong was recognized as the Trades and Crafts Employee of the Year. (Courtesy Photo)

Twenty different military units and federal offices received the Employer of Choice award.

“The leaders, the managers, the supervisors and the workers … you are the backbone of this Pacific Federal system,” said Gloria Uyehara, executive director, FEB.

City and County of Honolulu Mayor Peter Carlisle and many other distinguished guests attended the awards luncheon, which was emceed by Kim Gennaula of the Aloha United Way and Guy Hagi from local news channel KGMB.

Each employee had been selected by his or her organization, and many acknowledged their award was a team achievement.

“Today we are celebrating the achievements of the important government work that we do,” said Brig. Gen. William Scott, commander, 311th Signal Command and USARPAC communictaions. “Thank you for making that positive difference for your agency, for your staff and for the U.S. government.”

 

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