Industrial Engineering Staff Member Among State Employees Honored

 Tamara Ellenbecker was one of two University of Arkansas employees nominated for the 2012 Outstanding State Employee Award, given by the Arkansas State Employees Association at its 44th annual convention.

Tamara, who was among 25 state employees nominated for the award; is an administrative support supervisor in the Industrial Engineering Department with six years of state service.

Employees are nominated for the award, based on distinguished or outstanding service to the state and community during the period of their state employment; personal qualities; on-the-job experience and accomplishments; integrity and devotion to the welfare of Arkansas residents; other awards and recognitions; and outstanding contributions to fellow state employees or to a state employer.

The award banquet was held at the DoubleTree Hotel in Little Rock on Friday, August 17. The Arkansas State Employees Association is a nonprofit organization working to improve state government and state employment.

Release date: 9/6/2012