Story and photos by Mary Ann Urdiales, Club Counselor, and Cesilee Castillo
On Nov. 7, General Services held its 22nd annual Custodian Appreciation Day and Custodial Service Awards downtown.
Custodians, Dept. Directors, elected officials and union representatives gathered on the south lawn of City Hall for the appreciation event.
SEIU Local 721 and LIUNA Local 777 sponsored the event and provided the delicious food and prizes. Many awards were presented, including Custodian of the Year, Sr. Custodian of the Year, Custodian Supervisor of the Year, and pins and certificates.
The City Employees Club proudly supports the City’s Custodians and loves covering this event each year. Thank you for all your hard work!
2019 honorees included:
Custodian of the Year:
Outlying Districts: Pablo Ortiz Diaz
Civic Center: Aida Marban
PD District: Jairon Cubas
Sr. Custodian of the Year:
Civic Center: Leonardo Huizar
PD District: Claudio Cardenas
Custodian Supervisor of the Year:
PD District: Keisha Tyler
Special thanks go to Loretta M. Quenon, Director; Tony Royster, General Manager; and Valerie Melloff, Assistant General Manager. Other thanks go to Mayor Eric Garcetti, City Council, Controller Ron Galperin, City Attorney Mike Feuer, SEIU Local 721, LIUNA Local 777, and JLMC members.
Thank you, Custodians, for everything you do to make our City great!