SGTC Human Resources director receives state award

Published 4:00 pm Sunday, August 28, 2016

ATLANTA — South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) Human Resources Director Sandy Larson was recognized at the Georgia Department of Administrative Services Commissioner’s Recognition Award Presentation in Atlanta for the college and her department’s excellent human resources performance.
SGTC President John Watford, Ed.D., and Larson were invited to receive this distinguished award in Atlanta.  Sid Johnson, Commissioner for the Georgia Department of Administrative Services and Technical College System of Georgia Commissioner Gretchen Corbin presented the prestigious award.
SGTC was recognized with this award for its model representation in the Classification Management and Performance Management areas during its participation in the FY2016 Human Resources Audit.
“Congratulation on your excellent performance in the 2016 Human Resources Audit.  Your staff is to be commended for its diligence in ensuring effective implementation of HR policies and practices that help your organization attract, develop, and retain the talent needed to realize the organization’s core mission,” said Sid Johnson, commissioner of the Georgia Department of Administrative Services.
For the last three years, the Department of Administrative Services has focused its efforts on strengthening the foundation for agency HR functions to support their organization’s performance, capture operational efficiencies, and minimize employment compliance risks.  Rolling out the HR Audit was among the key strategies implemented to advance these goals.  The HR Audit will continue to play a key role in ensuring workplace policies and practices foster an engaging and rewarding work experience for employees.
Larson is a member of the SGTC Administrative Services Department and reports to SGTC Vice President of Administrative Services Janice Davis.