Don Smith EAC Awards Recognize Outstanding Employees

Jan. 26, 2010
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  • 2009 Don Smith EAC Award presented to Nancy Klein, Fairfax County Public Library.
  • Honorable mention received by Marjorie Braxton, Department of Public Works and Environmental Services.

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Marjorie Braxton
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At the Board of Supervisors meeting today, the Fairfax County Employees Advisory Council (EAC) presented the 2009 Don Smith EAC Award and an honorable mention to county employees. The award recognizes employees who have contributed in an outstanding manner to the well-being of fellow employees.

  • 2009 Don Smith Award recipient — Nancy Klein, librarian, Fairfax County Public Library. According to the nomination, Klein, as president of the Fairfax County Public Library Employee Association (FCPLEA), worked tirelessly with county agencies to find answers to complicated human resources queries during the budget discussions. She also met with Fairfax County Board of Supervisors Chairman Sharon Bulova; made presentations to the Library Board; and spoke at the Board of Supervisors public hearing for the FY2010 Budget. 
  • 2009 Don Smith Award honorable mention — Marjorie Braxton, administrative assistant, Department of Public Works and Environmental Services. Braxton was nominated for the many things she does for the Newington employees that make them feel part of a work family and boosts morale. She shares her knowledge about county services and goes out of her way to assist employees.

The Don Smith EAC Award was established by the Employees Advisory Council in 1991 to honor Donald D. Smith, a longtime employee of the Office of Comprehensive Planning who was a mainstay of the EAC for 17 years, retiring from his EAC position in 1987. This award was established after his 1990 retirement from Fairfax County.


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