Talbot County recently honored 54 County employees with the annual Years of Service Awards. Awards were delivered to each department by County Manager Clay Stamp, Assistant County Manager Jessica Morris, and Council Vice President Pete Lesher. Each employee received a recognition certificate and gifts to commemorate the occasion. County employee appreciation will culminate with the Annual Employee Cookout later this week, where employees, friends, and family gather to celebrate with food, games, and prizes.
“We are always looking for ways to show our appreciation to our County employees. They do so much to serve our community and citizens,” said Karen Roberts, who coordinates the program. “In 2022, I reached 30 years of service for Talbot County, and it’s a special honor to be able to celebrate as my fellow peers reach their own milestones.”The following Talbot County employees were honored: 25 Years of Service: Mike Mertaugh; 20 Years of Service: Matt Watkins, Charles Kenney, Jr., Tracy Soper, Cheyenne Chase, Lisa Kauffman, JR Dobson, Susan Moran; 15 Years of Service: Jessica Wolfe, John Hrynyszyn, Jen Andrews, Robert Diefenderfer, Tony Kapela, Jackie Riess, Eddie Roberts, Ron Hinson, Jimmy Mullikin, William Bartholomy, and Kevin Parks. 10 Years of Service: Rick Potter, Jimmy Cheezum, Timothy Coulbourne, Jr., Dave Hall, Rick Stacey, Cassandra Vanhooser, Candace Harris, Thomas Lally, Lamont Murray, Rolinda Pierce, Ryan Andrew, and Jerry Mixon. 5 Years of Service: Benjamin Cannon, Geneva Schaffle, Casey Everngam, Mike Durham, Lindsay Sarno, Shaun Barringer, Rich Setter, Luis F. Velazquez-Torres, Micah Risher, Trey Haddaway, Steve Escher, Richard Plumbtree, Duane Gottschalk, Mike Duell, Brennan Tarleton, Charles Copper, Thomas Waite, Brandi Nichols, Page Hicks, Leslie Jarboe-Leadbeater, Steve Hall, Logan Lecompte, Steve Elliot, and Donald Johnson.