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LaDonnah Roberts Chosen to Serve as Deputy Executive Director

Ship navigation is something many in our community do for their career while others do it for fun. Steering a vessel of any size can be a challenge when faced with obstacles, weather events and limited resources. The captain of a ship will call on the assistant captain, often called the first mate, to supervise members of the ship’s crew, stand a regular watch to pilot, navigate and oversee the vessel while at sea, and help with daily operations. In much the same way, steering an organization...

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Staff Spotlight – Billy Simmons

Spotlight on Billy Simmons Team Member Since 1983 Latest Achievement: Retirement Not every career starts off with a clear plan. Some staff members begin work with us hoping to commit their lives to public service. Some intend on using the opportunity as a stepping stone while seeking other work. One such employee is Billy Simmons, Water Production Superintendent, who recently retired from the BGJWSC after 35 years with the agency. “I was a union pipe fitter and crane operator and got laid...

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Staff Spotlight – Angela Walker

  Spotlight on Angela Walker Team Member Since: August 25, 2014 Latest Achievement: Bachelor of Psychology Mrs. Angela Walker recently graduated from Liberty University with a Bachelor of Psychology. The field of psychology is designed to teach students a deeper understanding of human behavior and mind. A degree in psychology proves Mrs. Angela has specialized knowledge in problem solving and an understanding of human interaction. These type of skills are universal and can be applied in...

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Staff Spotlight – Frances Wilson

Spotlight on Frances Wilson Team Member since May, 2008 Latest Achievement: Completion of Bachelor of Business Administration Degree The Brunswick-Glynn County Joint Water and Sewer Commission honors and recognizes the hard work and achievements of its staff. Deserving special recognition are those staff members that choose to continue higher education at the collegiate level while still maintaining full-time hours at work. One such staff member is Frances Wilson. Frances recently completed her...

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Staff Spotlight – Matt Lane

Spotlight on Matt Lane Team Member since July 11, 2016 Latest Achievement: Class III Water Operator License Matt Lane grew up in Brunswick, attended Glynn Academy and pursued a biology degree with a concentration in coastal ecology from the College of Coastal Georgia before changing course and spending eight years in law enforcement. “Life came at me pretty fast after college and I started to feel a strong desire to give back to my local community instead of moving out of town to pursue a career...

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Staff Spotlight – Dana Read

Staff Spotlight on Dana Read Team Member since August 13, 2007 With ‘veterans preferred’ appearing so often on job descriptions these days, it’s easy to recognize that the U.S. workforce benefits from the experience, technical skill sets, honesty, integrity and self-discipline exhibited by those that have bettered themselves by the challenges of serving in the Armed Forces. Presently, the Joint Water & Sewer Commission employs 138 staff. Twenty five are active duty military service...

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BGJWSC Staff Recognized for Commitment to Emergency Preparedness Training

As part of our ongoing efforts to meet or exceed the minimum requirements for emergency preparedness, the BGJWSC has recognized the need to commit ourselves to the goal of 100% participation in FEMA training. The FEMA Independent Study Program is an internet-based self-paced series of courses that cover all aspects of all-hazards incident response. At the present time, there are 199 courses, with subjects ranging from how resources are distributed during a disaster, the process to apply for individual...

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Staff Spotlight – Timothy Ransom

Staff Spotlight on Timothy Ransom Team Member since March 26, 1984 Latest Achievement: 30 Years of Service Timothy Ransom, the Planning & Development Coordinator for the Planning & Construction Division of the Brunswick-Glynn County Joint Water & Sewer Commission, recently celebrated thirty years of employment with us. Twenty-four years of that service was spent with Glynn County government prior to the creation of the BGJWSC in 2008. He has held various positions within local government,...

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Staff Spotlight – Ray Marsh

Ray Marsh Staff Member since May, 2011 Latest Achievement – Waste Water Operator II “Most days I find myself taking samples at the Academy Creek Waste Water Treatment Plant, making sure that the product that we treat is not polluted or contaminated in such a way as to be detrimental to the process of plant operations. The output of our process, the effluent, is almost drinking-water quality by the time it reaches the river.”

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Staff Spotlight – Donnie Bankston

Donnie Bankston Team Member since 10/25/10 Latest Achievement: Water Lab Analyst Certification Before becoming a utility employee, Donnie was also a customer of the BGJWSC.  “There’s a lot more to getting a glass of water than just turning on the faucet,” he said. “Being involved in the operation revealed to me how many people and processes go into the production of water for our consumption and for fire use.”

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