ADOPTED - MARCH 22, 2005

Agenda Item No. 6


Introduced by the County Services Committee of the:








WHEREAS, Brenda Newman began her career with Ingham County on January 6, 1975 as a Clerk Steno in what was then called the Personnel Department, in April of 1975, she was promoted to a Clerk Steno III and then promoted to a Personnel Tech in September, 1976; and


WHEREAS, Brenda was once again promoted in November, 1979, this time to the position of Assistant Personnel Director, the job title was later changed to Assistant Human Resources Director/Labor Relations, the position she currently holds; and


WHEREAS, she played a vital role in a number of important Ingham County issues as she served on numerous committees, sat in on labor negotiations, and organized the annual service awards program to honor employees for their service to the County; and


WHEREAS, Brenda will be retiring from her position on April 1, 2005, she has made an impact in County Government and touched the lives of many elected officials, department heads, and employees within Ingham County, she will be missed by all.


THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Ingham County Board of Commissioners hereby honors Brenda Newman for her years of dedication and commitment to the County of Ingham and expresses its sincere appreciation for the many contributions she has made to the County, its employees and citizens as Assistant Human Resources Director/Labor Relations.


BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Board wishes her continued success in all of her future endeavors.


COUNTY SERVICESYeas:  Celentino, Copedge, De Leon, Schor, Severino, Vickers

    Nays:  None        Absent:  None              Approved 3/15/05