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Silverthorn honored by League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC)

DOUGLAS COUNTY, CO – Douglas County School District (DCSD) Board of Education Director Meghann Silverthorn was recently honored with the ‘Excellence in Service’ award.  The award is given by the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC).
Silverthorn was honored on Tuesday evening as “a sterling example to her team mates, public servants and minority women in technical career fields.”
“I am honored to receive this award and recognition,” said Silverthorn.  “I have a passion for science and hope to be a role model for other young women.”
The citation read “Ms. Meghann Silverthorn, DCMA Lockheed Martin Denver (LMD), has distinguished herself as a leader, role model, and mentor while serving as the Performance Improvement Officer (PIO) for DCMA LMD Contract Management Office (CMO). Her outstanding technical knowledge and dedication to the mission provide a sterling example to her team mates, public servants and minority women in technical career fields. Her impeccable leadership of internal CMO reviews and reporting has resulted in significant improvements to process assurance. Her collaborative efforts have significantly influenced the careers of CMO employees and resulted in process improvement, directly resulting in a tangible, positive impact on overall CMO program performance. Additionally, Ms. Silverthorn has demonstrated substantial community leadership as a Douglas County Colorado School Board Member and reflects positively on the Agency and the Department of Defense.”
As a member of the DCSD Board of Education, Silverthorn serves as liaison to the Student Advisory Committee.
October 14, 2013 | By Anonymous | Category:

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