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Posted on: February 28, 2024

Recorder’s Office - Monique Carter

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"Monique is such an asset to our team! She's constantly updating procedures, attending meetings, and completing AVID enhancement testing. Monique is the definition of a team player, assisting in training her peers and taking on significant tasks like...

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Posted on: February 21, 2024

Facilities Management - Sylvia Anderson

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"Sylvia's resilience shines in the midst of a constantly changing environment. She displays adaptability, willingly assumes new roles, and upholds a positive attitude. Sylvia serves as an outstanding leader, Continuously seeking knowledge to encourag...

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Posted on: February 14, 2024

County Attorney's Office - Gina Cucuzella

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“Gina Cucuzella demonstrates teamwork at the Pinal County Attorney's Office Trial Bureau each day. Gina is a great leader who communicates effectively and regularly with each person in her department. She consistently checks in with her...

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Posted on: February 7, 2024

Budget & Finance - Lisa Fellows

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"Lisa is always flexible when you need her. She is insightful when needed and thorough in her job duties. She's an ideal player on the team, someone you can count on to get the job done and done right. The finance department is lucky to have her.&quo...

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Posted on: January 19, 2024

Clerk of the Superior Court - Trinity Engstrom

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"Trinity goes above and beyond not only for our department but all court personnel.  She provides excellent customer service and is always eager to help out.  She is an amazing person to be around and is a hard worker. I've...

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Posted on: January 12, 2024

Development Services - Claudia Ibarra

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"I have known and worked with Claudia for eight years and have always found her dependable, efficient, and unfailingly punctual.  I have never worked with someone who gives as much attention to detail as she does. Claudia has consistently de...

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Posted on: January 5, 2024

Human Resources - Courtney Obregon

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"Anytime and whenever there is help needed, Courtney is the first to raise her hand and does it without hesitation. Need help in elections for six weeks? Need help with orientation? Need help with a project? Need someone to help cover an absence? It ...

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Posted on: December 29, 2023

Fleet Services - Chansler Ward

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"Chansler has, on several occasions, gone out of his way to help my staff members, as well as myself, with our automotive needs. He always has a positive attitude and respectful demeanor and greets me with a smile and by name whenever I walk into the...

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Posted on: December 22, 2023

Development Services - Raymond Sanchez

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"Ray joined our team just over a year ago and immediately settled into our yard. He was a rookie equipment operator but showed real enthusiasm to learn, paid attention, and wasn't afraid to ask questions. As a result, he was a super-fast lea...

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Posted on: December 15, 2023

Development Services - Cameron Lipetz

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"Working with Cameron was an easy transition when I became the Capital Asset Accountant. Throughout the last year and a half, I have been able to rely on Cameron since he is not afraid to ask questions and is quick to ensure tasks are done correctly....

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Posted on: December 8, 2023

County Attorney's Office - Ellen Deavult

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"Ellen strives for justice. She works diligently to ensure each case receives the attention it deserves. She is knowledgeable, and the help she provides is shared not only with her team but where she sees a need as well.  Ellen remains a pos...

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Posted on: November 27, 2023

Development Services - Maria Ochoa

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"Maria is the true definition of a team player. She is always willing to help our team where needed, all while juggling her duties as well. Maria is a phenomenal trainer who exhibits patience, empathy, and genuine care/interest in the success of her ...

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Posted on: November 20, 2023

Animal Care and Control - Esmeralda Pizarro

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"Esmeralda has gone above and beyond to save and enrich the lives of our animals. She has traveled out of state, comes in hours early, and stayed hours late to complete her duties and ensure others are taken care of. She is an outstanding staff membe...

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Posted on: November 13, 2023

Assessor’s Office - Aaron Carrasco

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"Aaron exemplifies what it means to be a dedicated Pinal County employee.  Commitment, TEAMWORK, and Integrity are just a few core cultural values that he displays daily. Aaron goes the extra mile to ensure all customers are satisfied and qu...

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Posted on: October 27, 2023

Development Services - Frank Smith

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"While conducting a code compliance investigation, Code Compliance Officer Frank Smith went above and beyond his regular duties as a compliance officer to assist a property owner in understanding the violations in layman's terms, thinking outside the...

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Posted on: October 20, 2023

Housing Authority - Celeste Garcia

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"Celeste has been a great asset to the Housing Authority Finance team! Celeste is highly motivated and has an amazing attitude even when presented with a challenge. Celeste is a team player who is always willing to help out the department in any way ...

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Posted on: October 13, 2023

Housing Authority - Rolanda Cephas

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"Rolanda embodies our core culture more than anyone I have seen. She was able to move Pinal County's Housing Authority in a positive direction with Accountability, Innovation, Integrity, and Commitment. She has spent hours, days, and weeks focusing o...

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Posted on: October 10, 2023

Public Health - Travis Mitchell

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"Travis wears many hats daily; however, he always has time to help us when we need something from his department or have questions. Public Health can sometimes feel like a yo-yo regarding your daily tasks. Travis is the perfect example of being able ...

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Posted on: September 29, 2023

Information Technology - Corrie Ulrich

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"Corrie has gone above and beyond my expectations every time I have needed her assistance. She is an outstanding communicator and always displays a positive attitude.  She never gives up and often navigates multiple roadblocks to get you wha...

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Posted on: September 22, 2023

Facilities Management - Erika Luevano

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"Erika greets us every morning with a smile on her face. She brightens our day! Customers have commented on how spotless our lobby is, and we know how hard she works to maintain such a high standard. We all appreciate her hard work and her wonderful,...

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Posted on: September 15, 2023

Clerk of the Superior Court - Annie Childers

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“Annie is always responsible in what she presents to the person standing before her, be it someone from the public or a team member asking for advice. She is always honest in her answers; if she doesn’t have the answer, she is very forthcoming and advises...

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Posted on: September 8, 2023

Facilities Management - Donnie Cox

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"Donnie Cox exemplifies what a dedicated, committed, loyal employee should be. He is an inspiration to all of us he provides maintenance services to. The Apache Junction County Administration site is a shining example of his work. Landscaping is beau...

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Posted on: September 1, 2023

School Superintendent’s Office - Lisa Jordan

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"Lisa Jordan has been in the county for over eight years; she is a hard worker and goes above and beyond her duties as our accountant supervisor, striving to make our office succeed.  She is very knowledgeable and dependable and always willi...

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Posted on: August 25, 2023

Clerk of the Superior Court - Betty Walker

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"Betty goes above and beyond in the department, staying busy by moving files, doing projects to better the department, and helping the front counter with record requests. She has good communication skills and is knowledgeable when asked by seasoned s...

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Posted on: August 21, 2023

Communications & Marketing - Cathy Johnson

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"Cathy is an excellent supervisor. She is dependable, will go out of her way for her team, is always in a good mood, has ideas to make our department better, and is there to assist in any way that she can with our staff and the department." - Ja...

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Posted on: August 11, 2023

Public Health - Carey Lennon

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"Carey Lennon is by far the best person I have ever had the pleasure to work for. Her values, accountability, personality, ability to guide and work as a team, and integrity are the best I have ever known. She is a guiding light, a role model, and a ...

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Posted on: August 3, 2023

Office of Budget & Finance - Randee Stinson

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"As the Accounting & Reporting Manager in the Office of Budget and Finance, Randee has shown strong leadership coordinating our team through the most challenging months of audit season. For the past two years, she has demonstrated her teamwork an...

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Posted on: July 21, 2023

Superior Court Administration - Joy Jonas

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"Ms. Jonas is an absolute JOY (Pun intended) to work with! She is an essential person in our department.  Joy's dedication to our department and her co-workers is shown in her daily smile and fun stories! 

She is committed t...

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Posted on: July 14, 2023

Public Health - Crystal Gomez

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"Crystal is always trying to find meaningful ways to celebrate mothers and their infants, as well as community members, on their success and triumphs through breastfeeding. Crystal inspires office morale with seasonal inspiring messages that uplift o...

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Posted on: July 13, 2023

Human Resources - Danielle Watkins

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"As the Benefits & Wellbeing manager for the County HR, Danielle is always working towards finding innovative ways to engage employees through various health and wellness events. Additionally, she is actively working towards creating effective to...

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Posted on: July 20, 2023

Facilities Management - Michael Scott

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"Michael was fast, efficient, and provided excellent service. He clearly communicated and even followed up with me afterward to double-check the work performed. Michael's commitment to excellence is one of the reasons that he should be nominated for ...

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Posted on: July 27, 2023

Community Development - Andrea Ford

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"On December 16th, 2022, I received a phone call from Karen Rickard, who wanted to discuss her interactions with Code Compliance Officer Andrea Ford concerning her zoning compliance case. Ms. Rickard stated she is 82 years old, and when she first con...

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Posted on: August 3, 2023

Fleet Services - Michael Hernandez

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"Michael is a prime example of what a supervisor should be. Michael consistently goes above and beyond what is expected of a supervisor, constantly looking for ways to help the department run better.  Michael invested countless hours into th...

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Posted on: May 10, 2023

Finance & Budget - Erica Crouch

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"Erica has been an exceptional help in testing a new IT system. Erica was immediately willing to try it out and assist in finding bugs and issues. She was quick and responsive in following instructions and providing key feedback. Erica was a pleasure...

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Posted on: May 10, 2023

Facilities Management - Adam Tripp

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"During the Florence Data Center Outage two-week period, Adam was there every step of the way. He worked through generator issues, power issues, and stability issues. He was extremely professional under pressure, and his efforts resulted in a speedy ...

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Posted on: May 10, 2023

County Attorney's Office - Sarah Curiel

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"Sarah is a consummate leader over our Diversion unit. She cares about the caseloads of her team members and the progression of those cases through the Diversion Program. She always follows up on them and is very thorough. She looks out for her team ...

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Posted on: May 10, 2023

Community Development - Liana Magda

Liana Magda

"As a Code Compliance Officer, Liana saw a need for a single location for citizens to find information on community services. She took it upon herself to create a brochure, "Directory of Community Services," that can be used by all Departme...

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Posted on: May 10, 2023

Housing Authority - Rolanda Cephas

Rolanda Cephas

"We can always count on Rolanda; she never lets the department down. She is very committed to her work in helping our clients in the community, as well as our employees. If anything needs to be done, she is always ready to jump in and help out - she ...

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Posted on: May 10, 2023

Community Development - Rebecca Cosby

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"Rebecca goes above and beyond when interacting with county citizens applying for permits. Rebecca will research the parcel, and if there is a Code Compliance Case, she will notate the Code Compliance Case file and notify the Code Compliance Officer ...

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Posted on: May 10, 2023

Facilities Management - Steve Yetka

Steve Yetka

"Mr. Yetka does such a wonderful and thorough job of cleaning Building A, it has never been cleaner. His commitment to his job is evident by how clean everything is. He is flexible when it comes to asking him to clean a spot on the floor, carpet, or ...

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Posted on: May 10, 2023

Information Technology - Sarah Hess

Sarah Hess

"I had the pleasure of working with Sarah on our Pinal County tourism website. She is a rockstar and a fantastic asset to the county. Always responsive and communicates quickly and efficiently. Having multiple projects to juggle, she would prioritize...

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Posted on: May 10, 2023

Human Resources - Marianna Medina

Marianna Medina

"She is so kind to everyone she comes in contact with, always smiling, and always going the extra mile in assisting others with their needs."

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"Anytime I need help with anything or just need direction, Marianna...

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Posted on: May 10, 2023

Treasurer's Office - Diane Power

Diane Power

"When a taxpayer collapsed outside of Building E while trying to come in to file Assessor paperwork, Diane was alerted to the situation and went out to the lobby. She helped the lady to a chair and asked if she needed medical assistance. The woman sa...

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Posted on: May 10, 2023

Fleet Services - Bill Priskett

Billy Priskett

"Billy has been with Fleet Services for over seven years. He has worked in many of the County shops - San Tan, Hidden Valley, Casa Grande, Florence, and now Arizona City.  Billy is a very good equipment tech. He takes pride in his work, is v...

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Posted on: May 10, 2023

Finance & Budget - Pamela Villareal

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"I personally had the pleasure of working directly with Pam during the demolition project of the old Building F. Pam took charge and showed her leadership skills by coordinating all the departments' moves, furniture auction, the public furni...

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