City Manager Shelley Dickstein and The Dayton Foundation have announced the winners of the annual Joseph T. Cline Award honoring City of Dayton employees. Ten recipients were presented the award at the November 16 meeting of the Dayton City Commission.
The award honors workers displaying excellence and dedication in their career as a City employee. The honorees are full-time or permanent part-time employees nominated by fellow City employees or members of the Dayton community.
The Joseph T. Cline Award honorees for 2016 are:
- Anita Chalk, Management Analyst, Office of Management and Budget
- Carl Daugherty, Zoning Administrator, Department of Economic Development
- Officer Zachariah Hastings, Dayton Police Department
- Major Brian Johns, Dayton Police Department
- Gaye Jordan, Firefighter, Dayton Fire Department
- Dianne Perkins, Employment Analyst, Civil Service
- Tim Taylor, Fire Prevention Specialist, Dayton Fire Department
- Karen Thomas, Marketing Representative, Department of Water
- Shane Ward, Construction Inspector, Department of Public Works
- Steven Webb, Fleet Manager, Department of Public Works
"These employees serve with extraordinary dedication as evidenced by their nominations," Dickstein said. "The City of Dayton is proud to honor them with the Joseph T. Cline Award." Award winners receive $300 from an endowment established by the Cline family through The Dayton Foundation. The award fund was established in 1984 by Carolynne H. Cline, daughter of the late Joseph T. Cline, a civic activist and community volunteer.