Employees of Lubbock County
CORRESPONDENTS LEADERSHIP FORUM
Doug Freitag Melanie Hall Mandy Mantooth Cynthia Metsgar The Lubbock County Leadership Forum has begun. The
class will meet at the same time (8:30 -12:00 noon) on the
Welcome the new hires for the period 12/29/07 thru 1/25/08: second Friday of each month for four consecutive months.
Shatorres Bates (District Courts); Tanya Bujnosek (CSCD); Sandra
This forum is designed for Elected Officials, Department
Collett (Public Defender Office); Joe Davis (Jail); Courtney Dieken
(JJC); Michael Elliott (Road Maintenance); Shamecia Harper Directors, Supervisors and employees being groomed for
(CSCD); Shannon Kite-Powell (District Clerk); Jennifer Martinez supervisory positions. The seminar covers a variety of
(CSCD); Susan Minns (JP # 4); Bonnie Powers (Jail); Terry Sansing topics for administrators, including how to effectively
(LSO); Catherine Tedrick (JP # 4); Joseph W arner (Road
Maintenance) and Rachel W ilson (District Courts).
interview, hire, coach, train, discipline and separate
employees. The final session covers relevant personnel law
and is facilitated by an attorney specializing in employment
Bethann and Douglas Freitag (CDA) on the birth of their
new son, Landon Ray, w ho was born on February 5, 2008.
litigation. Class dates are: 3/14, 4/11 and 5/9. The
sessions will be held in the Sheriff’s Academy on the 10th
Shanna Rodriguez, daughter of Cynthia (LSO) and Danny
M etsgar (LSO), who m ade the Presidents list at South
floor of the bank building. Please email HR to register for
Plains College last semester. the class.
TCDRS in Lubbock!
Cynthia M etsgar (LSO) who retired on February 29, 2008.
John Jagou, TCDRS service representative, will be
Cynthia plans on starting a new career at the City of
Lubbock on M arch 3 as Anim al Service Supervisor.
conducting seminars for all TCDRS members on March 4 th
Thank you Lubbock County for all the knowledge and and 5 th. Class times on March 4 th will be: 9:00am, 10:30am,
friends you have given m e over the years. 1:30pm and 3:00pm. Sessions on March 5 th will be at
Character Counts! 9:00am, 10:30am and 1:30pm. The 3:00pm session on
The Character Counts! class schedule is below. If you are March 4 th is specifically suited for 20+ year employees.
interested in attending please contact Gloria Rodriguez at 775-1090
Do not share your passwords with anyone. LCIS will
NEVER ask employees for their passwords. If you have
March 12 Responsibility 9:00-10:00am
a question about sharing information, call LCIS @1390.
April 16 Fairness 9:00-10:00am
May 14 Caring 9:00-10:00am INSURANCE CLAIMS COSTS
June 11 Citizenship 2:00-3:00pm December January
“GUESS WHO??” Health $283,832 $403,041
Congratulations to Irene Munoz (County Dental $ 24,901 $ 26,194
? Judge’s Office) for being the first to guess Prescription Drugs $ 71,958 $ 73,668
correctly on our January “mystery person”. TASC Flexible Spending Account
The answer was Sara W agoner, who is a Several participants have not received their personal
Deputy Clerk at the District Clerk’s Office. W e identification numbers (PIN) via mail from TASC. Please call
have selected a new person for the month of March, so good Melanie Hall (1655) or Mandy Mantooth (1690) in HR to
luck on your guesses. The first County employee to submit obtain your PIN number to access your FSA online account.
the correct answer on which County employee this describes
will win a $25 W al*Mart giftcard! Send your guess to Remember that Daylight Savings Time is on March 9 .
firstname.lastname@example.org. W e will announce the winner Don’t forget to move your clocks one hour forward!
in the next Gazette. The clues are:
r She has worked on classified programs: Space Shuttle, Hubble
Space Telescope & Stealth Bomber;
r was caught in a three day lock down mode at a prison in
r has traveled throughout North America & Germany performing
theater and singing; and
r has worked auto raceway circuits like Laguna Seca and Sears
Our mission is to serve Lubbock County by providing
public service with integrity, compassion and
Jobline: (806)775-1692 professionalism through innovative leadership. www.co.lubbock.tx.us