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Retirement is here! Congratulations 2011 City of Atlanta Department of Public Works Retirees! In celebration of the retirement of the seven honorees, the following slideshow was composed! We wish you well!

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Dpw retiree celebration picture slide format

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  2. 2. Age is only a number, a cipher for the records.  A man can't retire his experience.  He must use it. <br />~Bernard Baruch<br />
  3. 3. Seven (7) Ambitious and Energetic People began their Atlanta City Government Careers…………….. <br />Leon Gray<br />1981<br />Marilyn Britt<br />1980<br />Madelyn Grant <br />1981<br />Steve Williams <br /> 1980<br />Steve Clark<br />1985<br />Santana Herrara<br />1987<br />Robert Hodges<br />1996<br />
  4. 4. City Years….the good ‘ole days at 55 Trinity Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30303……<br />
  5. 5. Robert Hodges15 Years of ServiceFleet Services<br />
  6. 6. Robert Lodge<br />Fleet Maintenance Technician <br />Fleet Services<br />Department of Public Works<br />
  7. 7. “ Robert Lodge is very professional and would always greet you with a smile. His attitude was always professional and he was an awesome joy to work with!”-Charesse Williams, 7 years of service <br />
  8. 8. Robert is referred to as the………..<br /> “Master” by his co-workers!<br />
  9. 9. “Robert……..Always willing to lend a helping hand”- Teresa Lawson, 12 years of service<br />
  10. 10. ”Excellence is the gradual result of always striving to do better. “ --Pat Riley<br />
  11. 11. Leon Gray30 Years of ServiceFleet Services<br />
  12. 12. Leon Gray<br />Automotive Technician Supervisor<br />Fleet Services<br />Department of Public Works<br />
  13. 13. ”Excellence is not a skill. It is an attitude.”-Ralph Marston<br />Leon posing in the City Garage<br />
  14. 14. “Leon always loved his job.. I wish him well.”- Don Burgett, 25 years of service<br />
  15. 15. Going the extra mile always pays off! <br />
  16. 16. Leon today is the first day of the rest of your life! Enjoy every moment! <br />
  17. 17. Santanna Herrara26 years of Service Transportation <br />
  18. 18. Santana Herrera<br />DPW Manager, TCC Operations & Signal/Street Light Engineering<br />Department of Public Works<br />2011-Present<br />DPW Manager, Traffic Signal & Street Light Operations<br />Department of Public Works<br />2008-2010<br />Chief Traffic Engineer<br />Traffic Signal Operations & Maintenance<br />Department of Public Works<br />2002-2008<br />Traffic Engineer Principal<br />Traffic Signal Operations & Maintenance<br />Department of Public Works<br />1997-2002<br />Traffic Systems Engineer<br />Traffic Control Center<br />Department of Public Works<br />1987-1997<br />
  19. 19. Who said Traffic Systems Engineers aren’t stylish?<br />Fashion meets the Street Light Systems<br />
  20. 20. "Your role as a leader is even more important than you might imagine. You have the power to help people become winners." --Ken Blanchard<br />
  21. 21. Madelyn Grant30 Years of Service Transportation <br />
  22. 22. Madelyn Grant<br />Program Management Officer<br />Capital Projects<br />Department of Public Works<br />Deputy Program Management Officer<br />Quality of Life Bond Program<br />Department of Public Works<br />Public Works Technical Projects Manager<br />Department of Public Works<br />Architectural Services Chief<br />Office of the Mayor<br />Department of Administrative Services<br />Architectural Designer<br />Office of the Mayor<br />
  23. 23. A promising architect major destined for greatness………..<br />
  24. 24. Red Flower in your hair and a Georgia peach in your hand….wearing an Afro and a tunic top…….Simply Madelyn<br />
  25. 25. Motherhood is awesome…yet I’m so sleepy!<br />The Grant Family over the years………<br />
  26. 26. Golden Times with “Mommy’s Little Girl” <br />
  27. 27. "Our lives are a mixture of different roles. Most of us are doing the best we can to find whatever the right balance is . . . For me, that balance is family, work, and service." <br />Hillary Rodham Clinton <br />Family Time is Golden<br />
  28. 28. At work or off work…always the Queen of relationships!<br />
  29. 29. “After all the laughs, after all the jokes, after all the firm instructions, after all the fights, one thing sums up Madelyn Grant..and that is the fact that she has a great heart! She’s also one of the very few complete managers I’ve come across in a long time!”- Femi Fayemi, 23 years of service<br />
  30. 30. Celebrating Christmas in the Atrium of City Hall- December 2003<br />
  31. 31. Nancy’s Birthday Party after work hours…..always there for friends!<br />
  32. 32. Department of Public Works Executive Staff Team Members <br />(L to R) MarnaShackleford (Human Resources), Michelle Wynn Transportation Engineering), Madelyn Grant (Capital Projects), Richard Mendoza (Commissioner), Katrina Parks (Former Staff), Douglas Raikes (Solid Waste), Cotena Alexander (Transportation Engineering), and Valerie Bell-Smith (Public Relations)<br />
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  34. 34. Capital Projects Core Team<br />L to R Micheal Ayo (Project Manager), Femi Fayemi (Construction Management), Danita Ogandaga (Public Information), Madelyn Grant (Program Manager), Dawn Riley (Legislative Analyst), Michelle Battee-Day (Financial Manager), and Gregory Holder (Project Manager). Daniel Ephraim (Project Manager)- not pictured. <br />
  35. 35. Steve Williams31 Years of ServiceFleet Services<br />
  36. 36. Steve Williams<br />Acting Assistant Director<br />Office of Fleet Services<br />Department of Public Works<br />2009-2011<br />Fleet Manager<br />Technical Services Division<br />Department of Public Works<br />2004-2009<br />Fleet Analyst<br />Department of Motor Transport<br />Department of Public Works<br />1988-2004<br />Shift Supervisor/Training<br />1983-1988<br />Firefighter<br />Station #7- West End<br />1981-1983<br />Mechanic<br />Bureau of Motor Transport<br />1980-1981<br />
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  38. 38. “Pleasure in the Jobputs perfection in the work”- Aristotle<br />Steve examining Fleet inventory data<br />
  39. 39. “Whatever you do, don’t do it half way!”- Bob Beamon<br />Thank you Steve for always going the extra mile!<br />
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  41. 41. Marilyn BrittOffice of the Commissioner31 Years of Service<br />
  42. 42. Marilyn Britt<br />Public Information Officer <br />Office of the Commissioner<br />Department of Public Works<br />2010-2011<br />Customer Service Manager<br />Customer Call Center<br />Department of Public Works<br />2007-2010; and 2001-2004<br />Billing Support Supervisor<br />Department of Public Works<br />2000-2001<br />Administrative Assistant<br />Office of Management Information Systems (DIT)<br />1982-1999<br />Communications Assistant<br />Mayor’s Office<br />1980-1982<br />
  43. 43. “Marilyn Britt set the journalism world a' fire……ready to take the City of Atlanta Communications world to the next level……and to the next level she did! “- Danita Ogandaga, 5 years of service<br />
  44. 44. “Marilyn Britt is a Calming Presence in a Hectic World.”- Alfred Middleton, 5 years of service<br />
  45. 45. “Do what you do so well that they willwant to see it again and bring their friends.”Walt Disney<br />Marilyn and Company featured with Red Foxx<br />
  46. 46. Marilyn Britt with former Mayor Maynard Jackson<br />
  47. 47. Marilyn’s photo op with prominent Atlanta Businessmen.<br />
  48. 48. “Customer service is not a department, it's an attitude!”UNKNOWN<br />Marilyn featured with Rob Pitts<br />
  49. 49. Having a sense of humor is important in this industry! <br />
  50. 50. Marilyn working…..with baby on board! <br />
  51. 51. Marilyn on Costume Day….who’s your favorite character?<br />
  52. 52. “Marilyn Britt is a teacher and a well spring of wisdom! I will miss her dearly”- Shelly Stroud, Executive Assistant, 8 years of service<br />
  53. 53. “To give real service you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money, and that is sincerity and integrity.”- Douglas Adams<br />Marilyn Britt pictured with <br />2008 Retiree Betty Harris <br />
  54. 54. Marilyn always making time for colleagues will be appreciated! Pictured with Nicole Young, Parks & Recreation Project Manager<br />
  55. 55. Steve Clark26 Years of ServiceTransportation<br />
  56. 56. Steve Clark<br />Field Engineer, Principal<br />Capital Projects<br />2006-2011<br />Construction Inspector<br />Capital Projects<br />2001-2005<br />Planner/Scheduler<br />United Water<br />1999-2001<br />Plant Maintenance Mechanic<br />Water Department<br />1985-1999<br />
  57. 57. “Steve Clark is an easy going, calm person always on top of his game!”- Wally Jafojo, 13 years of service<br />
  58. 58. “ Steve Clark…dependable, confident, and efficient!”- Karen Bivens, 17 years of service <br />Steve on site with Resurfacing Crews<br />
  59. 59. “ Steve is one of our most dedicated field engineers of all time as for as this program is concerned. When presented with an assignment, he never asks “Why”, he just does it. - Femi Fayemi, 23 years of service <br />
  60. 60. “ He who has put a good finish to his undertaking is said to have placed a golden crown to the whole”- Eustachius<br />
  61. 61. Here’s to Finishing Strong and finally enjoying the Pension!<br />
  62. 62. Thank You!<br />Kasim Reed<br />Mayor<br />Atlanta City Council <br />Ceasar Mitchell<br />President<br />Carla Smith<br />Kwanza Hall<br />Ivory Lee Young, Jr.<br />Cleta Winslow<br />Natalyn Mosby Archibong<br />Alex Wan<br />Howard Shook<br />Yolanda Adrean<br />Felicia A. Moore<br />C. T. Martin<br />Keisha Bottoms<br />Joyce Sheperd<br />Michael Bond<br />Aaron Watson<br />H. Lamar Willis<br />Richard Mendoza, Commissioner<br />Dexter C. White, Deputy Commissioner<br />Available late September 2011<br />