Massport Honors Outstanding Achievements
Award Connects Employees to Superior Individual Achievements
The Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) today announced the recipients of its “Outstanding Achievement” award honoring employees who have made a noteworthy contribution to the operation of the Authority. Massport began the recognition program in 2007 to give employees an opportunity to honor their peers for superior individual achievement.
“The Outstanding Achievement award recognizes instances of superior individual achievements and is an opportunity to recognize employees and thank them for their exemplary efforts and enthusiasm,” said Massport CEO and Executive Director Thomas J. Kinton, Jr. “Through their efforts we are helping our economy grow, meeting the needs of the traveling public and establishing Massport as a nationally-recognized leader in transportation.”
The award is designed to recognize the contributions of Massport employees in six separate categories:
- Innovation or work process improvement resulting in increased efficiency.
- A contribution resulting in a specific, measurable achievement.
- A significant cost reduction or cost containment.
- The attainment of outstanding business results.
- Providing exceptional customer service or service to the community.
- Building effective cross-functional relationships within Massport resulting in the attainment of a business goal or resolution of a business problem.
Receiving the “Outstanding Achievement” award were Susan Brace, Executive Assistant; Danita Davis, Employment Specialist; Charles Lamarre, Graphic Artist; Mario Marathias, Customer Service Supervisor; Kathleen McCauley, Manager of Aviation Signage; Joanne St. Pierre, Budget Director; Toni-Marie Vaughn, Administrative Assistant; Lynn Vikesland, Maritime Market Research Manager; and Jacki Wilkins, Senior Project Manager.
Boston Logan, 15 minutes from Routes 128/90 and 5 minutes from downtown Boston, serves as the gateway to the New England region and offers nonstop service to 71 domestic and 31 international destinations and in 2008 handled 26.1 million passengers. Boston Logan is the Air Line Pilot Association’s Airport of the Year for 2008 because of its commitment to safety. Over the past decade, more than $4.4 billion has been spent building new terminals, parking facilities – including a cell phone lot, roadways, airfield improvements and airport concessions, all of which has transformed the airport into a world-class 21st Century facility and the airport of choice for all of New England.