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Employees of the Month

John Ahlen May Employee of the Month 2021

Congratulations to John, May 2021 Employee of the Month

John - Accessible Services Program Manager

John was nominated for all things Specialized Services. With turnover in the department, John stepped up to manage the current and backlog of work to support grant applications, staff training, contract management and much more behind the scenes. His dedication and communication along with his get-it-done attitude is commendable.

Part of the LTD Family for: 5 years

Passionate about: “I love cooking and eating, and right now I can’t get enough of the amazing salsa verde from Tortilleria El Metate.”

Favorite thing about LTD: “LTD’s audacious leadership to become first in the country with a fully accessible fleet. We remain committed to the spirit of that legacy when working with and for our disability community, and continually strive to do more.”

Rebecca Bailey April Employee of the Month 2021

Congratulations to Rebecca, April 2021 Employee of the Month

Rebecca - Operations Supervisor

Rebecca was nominated for her versatility, flexibility, and professional response to navigating and leading this past year as the COVID Supervisor. Rebecca’s work ethic has always been impressive and this year has been no exception.

Part of the LTD Family for: 16 years

Passionate about: “Traveling and seeing the world.”

Favorite thing about LTD: “How we all work together to serve our community regardless of rain, sleet, or even COVID-19.”

Sonny Melhorn March Employee of the Month 2021

Congratulations to Sonny, March 2021 Employee of the Month

Sonny - Facilities Service Specialist

Sonny was nominated because he was called upon to take on additional duties, to assist with emergency situations that occurred out of the ordinary. Responding after hours and staying late, Sonny showed up with a positive attitude, while dealing with less than appealing situations (sewage).

Part of the LTD Family for: 15 years

Passionate about: “I am passionate about getting up early to exercise and watch my diet during the week. This allows me to indulge in my other passion on the weekend….pizza! I also enjoy camping, traveling and motorcycle riding.”

Favorite thing about LTD: “Working with my Facilities Team! The entire team brings to work a great attitude and effort every day.”

George Denley February Employee of the Month 2021

Congratulations to George, February 2021 Employee of the Month

George - Public Safety Officer

George was nominated for his on-the-spot response to assisting with a mental health crisis at the Eugene Station. Using CIT training, PSO Denley was able to calmly respond, reassuring the individual in crisis and provide the support they needed.

Part of the LTD Family for: 5 years

Passionate about: “I enjoy anything that gets me outdoors, including golf, hiking, fishing, and kayaking.”

Favorite thing about LTD: “My favorite thing about working at LTD is the people, both the passengers and other employees.”


Congratulations to Darel, January 2021 Employee of the Month

Darel - Public Safety Officer

Darel was nominated by 18 of his co-workers for how he supports the operators and the other staff at LTD.

Part of the LTD Family for: 4 years

Passionate about: In his time away from work Darel enjoys keeping up on current information in his field, performing locksports, and working on jigsaw puzzles.

Favorite thing about LTD: Darel loves working with the LTD employees, he says, “They are fantastic!”

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