ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO RECOGNIZES 7 EMPLOYEES WITH
TEAMWORK AWARDS FOR JANUARY
Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. believes in teamwork, and
each month seven employees receive the Essex County Teamwork Award for their
department, for going that extra mile and "Putting Essex County First".
January's Teamwork Awards winners are:
Bandayrel of Newark has been with Office of Human Resources for 3 years.
She oversees the financial aspects of our Health Benefits Program, and is
credited with saving County money as well as assisting County employees
with health benefit claims difficulties.
Bini, a Newark native, has worked for the Essex County Department of Parks,
Recreationand Cultural Affairs for the past 31 years. As Chief of Administrative
Service, she resolves many issues before they reach the Director's desk.
Bini's knowledge of department operations is invaluable as she manages personnel,
budget, and purchasing.
Frank Pezzi, of Caldwell, has worked for the Essex County Department of
Public Work's sign shop for the past four years. His impeccable handiwork
is seen on new signs along County roadways, on buildings and throughout
County parks. Pezzi is a dedicated County employee who demonstrates a willingness
to meet any impossible deadline set for him.
Polidoro, IV, of Bloomfield, an Essex County Corrections Office for the
past fourteen years is a graduate of the Police Academy, with specialized
training in Self-Defense, Hostage Rescue and Fugitive Apprehension. He is
assigned to the Forensic Discipline Quarantine Unit, safeguarding the institution's
violent psychiatric inmates.
Robert, of Bloomfield, has been with Essex for 18 years. Currently, administrator
of the Juvenile/Family Crisis Intervention Program, Division of Youth Services,
Department of Citizen Services, Robert works tirelessly to create wrap-around
services to meet the challenges of today's families in need. She has built
a strong service network.
Salvatoriello has been a County employee 18 years. He runs the Essex Hospital
Center Print Shop, and produces a variety of high quality items for all
County offices. He also has been credited with lowering Essex County printing
Sterling, of South Orange, has been with the Essex County Division of Training
and Employment, Department of Economic Development, Training and Employment
four years. She oversees the placement of 'Welfare to Work' participants
in classroom and other activities. Under Sterling's leadership, the Vocational
Training Unit continually meets its goals and objectives, and is well respected
for completing its tasks.