On September 20th, the BSS held its quarterly employee recognition award ceremony. During the ceremony the Bureau's Director recognized and celebrated extraordinary dedication and commitment by awarding the following employees with certificates of recognition: Shirley Law, Noe Galvez, Gary Gsell, Antonio Acosta, Herbert Fragosa, Wayne McGee, Sigmund Stringer, Michael Yudico, Bobby Savannah, Hugh Lee, Ronald Moore, Larry Morales, Arturo Pacheco, Kenneth Rozier, Maricela Aguilar, George Gonzalez, Nicholas Lopez, John Sapone, Agustin Villa, and Ronald Olive.
During the same event, the Director also presented service pins to the following employees with over 20 years of service: (40yrs+) Gary Gsell, (35yrs+) Antonio Acosta, Herbert Fragosa, Wayne McGee, Sigmund Stringer, Michael Yudico, and Bobby Savannah, (30yrs+) Hugh Lee, Ronald Moore, Larry Morales, Arturo Pacheco, Kenneth Rozier, and Maricela Aguilar, (25yrs+) George Gonzalez, Nicholas Lopez, John Sapone, Agustin Villa, and Ronald Olive. Without a doubt, the highlight of the event was the recognition of Gary Gsell's 44 yrs of Civil Service.
Gary started his career with the bureau in 1968 at the age of 19. As a result of his vast institutional knowledge, he has become "the face of the Bureau on the witness stand" representing the Bureau in about 200 depositions and 70 trials for city litigation claims in the past three years alone. "This place has become like a family to me," he said. "Generations of people have worked with me, fathers and sons and in some cases grandchildren." Congratulations to Gary for his 44 years of service!
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