Citrus County Administrator and BOCC Recognize Employees

County Administrator Randy Oliver and Commissioners; Brian Coleman, Jimmie T. Smith and Ron Kitchen recognized years of employee service at a recent breakfast held at the Historic Old Courthouse in Inverness on Thursday, April 27, 2017. The following employees were honored for their service and dedication to Citrus County:

 5 Year

Christopher Pappas, Hired on January 30, 2012 as a Custodian in the Public Works Department, Facilities Management.

Brian Witty, Hired on January 4, 2012 as a Maintenance Worker in the Public Works Department, Road Maintenance. He is currently a Medium Equipment Operator.

Charles Haley, Hired on January 9, 2012 as a Utilities Maintenance Worker in the Water Resources, Utilities Division. He is currently a Utilities Technician II.

Eric Pert, Hired on January 23, 2012 as a part-time Solid waste Technician I in the Public Works Department, Solid Waste.  He is currently a Heavy Equipment Operator.

Michael Leffew, Hired on February 8, 2012 as a Utilities Maintenance Worker in the Water Resources, Utilities Division. He is currently a Meter Reader.

Robert Defebbo, Hired on February 8, 2012 as a License Compliance Officer in the Growth Management, Building Division.

John Viggiano, Hired on March 26, 2012 as a Senior Center Aide in the Community Services, Parks & Recreations. He is currently a Community Center Coordinator.

Darla Graber, Hired on March 13, 2012 as a Teen Court Coordinator in the Community Services, Support Services Division.

Tammy Bagley, Hired on March 24, 2012 as a Solid Waste Technician I in Public Works, Solid Waste.

Tobey Phillips, Hired on April 30, 2012 as an Executive Assistant to the Board in Administration. She is currently the Community Services Director.

10 Year

Bernadine Flood-Nicholson, Hired on February 19, 2007 as a Conservation and Outreach Coordinator in Water resources, Utilities Division. She is currently the Utilities Billing & Customer Service Director.

Jacqueline Hendrix, Hired on March 12, 2007 as a secretary to the Board in Administration. She is currently a Secretary in Water Resources, Utility Operations Division.

Patrick McLeod, Hired on March 26, 2007 as a Maintenance Worker in the Public Works, Road Maintenance. He is currently a Traffic Control Technician.

Jeanette Smith, Hired on March 26, 2007 as a Utilities Maintenance Worker in Water Resources, Utilizes Division. She is currently a Water Resources Project Manager

Cortney Marsh, Hired on April 23, 2007 as a Secretary in the Department of Public Safety, Fire Services. She is currently a Legal Secretary for Growth Management, Code Compliance.

15 Year

Susan O’Connell, Hired on April 1, 2002 as a CADD Technician in Public Works, Engineering Division. She is currently a GIS Specialist in Systems Management, Geographic Information System.

30 Year

Jack Brooks, Hired on April 27, 1987 as an Engineering Technician III in the Department of Technical Services, Engineering. He is currently a Utilities Operator II for Water Resources, Utility Operations.

Photo: County Administrator Randy Oliver and Commissioners Brian Coleman, Jimmie T. Smith and Ron Kitchen, are joined by Citrus County employees who recently received recognition for their years of service.