Fairfax County Board of Supervisors To Recognize Citizens
Fairfax County Office of Public Affairs
12000 Government Center Parkway, Suite 551
Fairfax, VA 22035-0065
703-324-3187, TTY 703-324-2935, FAX 703-324-2010
Dec. 31, 2003
Fairfax County Board of Supervisors To
Recognize Citizens, Staff and Adopt a Resolution
The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, at their meeting on Monday, Jan. 5, 2004, beginning at 9:30 a.m., will recognize the following citizens and staff for their accomplishments and adopt a resolution. For more information, call 703-324-3187, TTY 703-324-2935.
All in the Line of
Public Safety Communicator JoAnn Ortiz, Private First Class E. C. Becker and Master Police Officer Joseph Alfred of the Fairfax County Police Department will be recognized for their communication skills and prompt action in rescuing a child who had been kidnapped.
5K Run/Walk to Serve Those in
A resolution will be adopted to commend the 2003 Kingstowne Faith 5K Run/Walk organizing committee for their efforts in producing a 5K run/walk and 100 meter Kid’s Run to provide funds for those in need in the Franconia-Kingstowne area of Fairfax County. Nearly 500 entrants participated in the event sponsored by Inova HealthPlex Franconia-Springfield.
Water, Water Everywhere and Every Drop
James A. Warfield Jr., of Alexandria, will be recognized for more than 26 years of service with the Fairfax County Water Authority. Warfield retires as the executive officer of the organization that serves one out of five Virginia residents who obtain water from public utilities. More than 1.2 million people in the Northern Virginia region depend on the Fairfax County Water Authority for their water.
Career Firefighter of the
Master Technician John C. Mayers will be recognized for service and dedication resulting in being named 2003 Career Firefighter of the Year by the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department. Mayers, a 21-year veteran of the department, is assigned to the Fair Oaks Fire and Rescue Station 21. Since 1989 Mayers has served on Virginia Task Force 1 as a rescue squad officer, technical search specialist and rescue specialist, deploying on several national and international missions. He is also the recipient of the Bronze Medal for Valor awarded by the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce.
Sam Pixley will be recognized for more than 24 years of service to the residents of Fairfax County with the Department of Public Works and Environmental Services in the Environmental and Facilities Inspection Division. Pixley’s integrity, character and spirit set a standard for county employees. During his career, Pixley won the Onthank Award, which recognizes accomplishments of outstanding worth in advancing public service in Fairfax County.