Employees of Lubbock County
CORRESPONDENTS “There is no future in any job. The future lies
Tom Albert Greg George Melanie Hall Jackie Latham in the person who holds the job.” ~~Anonym ous
Amanda Luera Gloria Rodriguez Rick Sw artz, Jr. I have carried a written copy of this quote with m e for over 10
years as a rem inder that we each hold our destiny in our own
Welcome the new hires for the period 2/23/08 thru 3/21/08:
Linda Clark (County Clerk); Arnold Garcia (JJC); Gerene Gordon
M y nam e is Greg George and I am your new Hum an
(Jail); Bobby Green (CRTC); Rachel Hutchings (JP # 1); Jenifer
Resources Director. W hat does that m ean to you? It m eans
Mares (Maintenance); Jay McCorm ick (Jail); Am anda Perez
that every County em ployee is m y internal custom er. It m eans
(County Clerk); Jonathan Riley (JJC); Dean Stanzione (District
that I am here to serve you. The Hum an Resources (HR) office
Courts) and Dom inica Valdez (DRC).
functions as your resource for all issues regarding your
CONGRATULATIONS TO: em ploym ent and I encourage you to call or stop by the HR office
Am anda Luera (JP #4) on the birth of her new daughter, anytim e.
Anicela Trejo, who was born on M arch 26, 2008. I grew up in Dim m itt, Texas and graduated from Texas Tech
University a few years ago... For the past 12 years, I have
D avid Loya (M aintenance) for passing his Journey worked in HR in m any environm ents that have exposed m e to a
Electrician Exam and also being only steps away from variety of job types, including m anagem ent, sales, accounting,
being licensed with the State of Texas. Good job! inform ation technology, procurem ent, custom er service,
OUR CONDOLENCES TO: m aintenance, m anufacturing, warehouse, transportation and
The fam ily and friends of Constable Larry Johnson (Pct. #2) who even taste testers.
passed away suddenly on April 13, 2008. I am very excited about working for Lubbock County and look
forward to everything that I can learn and experience here. I
Character Counts! have always believed that Lubbock County is the ideal place to
The Character Counts! class schedule is below. If you are interested live and work, so being a part of this group is an am azing
in attending please contact Gloria Rodriguez at 775-1090 or opportunity and a task that I undertake with pride.
May 14 Caring 9:00-10:00am W hen changing direct deposit accounts, notify Payroll
June 11 Citizenship 2:00-3:00pm before you close the old account. Give us a call : 1095
“GUESS WHO??” or 1094 to help you with planning the switch in accounts.
Congratulations to Kathy Sprawls (Maintenance) for being
the first to guess correctly on our April “mystery person”. Don’t Fall Victim to the Rebate Scams
The answer was Rick Swartz, who is the Electronic The IRS recently warned that scam artists are using the promise
System Administrator for Maintenance. We have selected of expected tax rebates to trick taxpayers into revealing their
a new person for June. The first County employee to personal and financial information. Taxpayers should notify the
submit the correct answer on which County employee this describes IRS by sending an email to email@example.com if they receive any
will win a $25 W al*Mart giftcard! Send your guess to questionable emails or telephone calls. Reminder: The IRS does
firstname.lastname@example.org. W e will announce the winner in the
not contact taxpayers by telephone to obtain personal and financial
next Gazette. The clues are:
# She has lived in Lubbock all of her life; information, nor does the agency send unsolicited, tax-related
# enjoys watching her boys play football and her daughter cheer; emails to taxpayers.
# when she is not out on the field, she hits the shopping malls &
INSURANCE CLAIM S COSTS
February M arch
Health $222,647 $444,402
The Lubbock County Leadership Forum will have their last class
Dental $ 31,859 $ 26,649
on M ay 9 th from 8:30 - 12:00 noon at the Sheriff’s Academy on the
Prescription Drugs $ 97,310 $ 75,257
10 th floor of the bank building.
Do not share your passwords with anyone. LCIS will NEVER
ask employees for their passwords. If you have a question
about sharing information, call LCIS @1390.
The FY09 budget process has begun. Departmental presentations
are tentatively scheduled for mid July. Remember to visit with your
Department Director about your wish lists!
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