Fort Hall Recreation Manager Mike Sakelaris was recognized for
35 years with the Tribes, he also worked for 15 years with the BIA.
FORT HALL — A number of Shoshone-Bannock tribal employees were recognized for their years of service at the annual Christmas dinner December 14.
Fort Hall Business Council treasurer Tino Batt said the employees were recognized based on increments for example 10, 20, 25, 30 and 35 years. Those who were ten and 20 years were given a certificate of appreciation, Christmas gift and $50. Employees who’ve worked 25 years or more were given a certificate of appreciation, Christmas gift, $50 and a Pendleton blanket.
Ten years: Challis R. Baldwin, Administration; Zannita M. Pongah, Department of Energy; Corey S. Caldwell, Detention; Angelo Teton, Fish and Wildlife BPA Sockeye Research; Otis J. Osborne, Fish and Wildlife Southern Idaho Wildlife Mitigation; Mary A. Edmo, Facilities; LeeAnn Dixey-Avila, Finance; Lawrence A. Wadsworth, Fire & EMS; Marvin D. Osborne, Gaming Commission; Teresa A. Nappo, Head Start; Ursula Galloway, Head Start; Daisy Dixey, Language and Culture Preservation; Louida I. Unger, Language and Culture Preservation; Patrick B. Teton, Police; Darla N. Cates, Records Management; Brenda J. McKean, Sho-Ban News; Allen D. Mayo, Sho-Ban School; Scott D. Shramek, Sho-Ban School. Willis D. Dixey, Transportation; Daniel L. Moss, Transportation and Drew Farmer, Transportation.
20 years: Elese D. Teton, Executive office; Carletta O. Yellowjohn, Gaming Surveillance; Angie G. Buckskin, Head Start; Andrea M. Dunn, Records Management; Robert T. Johnson, Recreation; Lori A. Edmo, Sho-Ban News and Wanda K. Dixey, THHS Contract Health.
25 years: Hunter J. Osborne, Fish and Wildlife Resident Fisheries and Esther L. Boyer, Water Resources.
30 years: Pamela G. Waterhouse, Finance; Linda M. Jay, Sho-Ban School and Wanda Appenay, Victims Assistance.
35 years: Joyce M. Hayes, Nutrition and Mike G. Sakelaris, Recreation.
Batt said he personally recognized Marina Jackman from Finance for being an above and beyond employee.