The Secretary’s Award for Exemplary Service recognizes exemplary individual service by U.S. Department of Homeland Security employees serving in administrative, technical, clerical, and general support positions.
This year's winners are listed below, along with a description of their contributions and achievements:
For her fierce work ethic, good humor, exemplary customer service, and professionalism in the execution of her responsibilities.
Judith A. Wilson, CBP
For outstanding performance, dedication, and exemplary service to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service’s National Service Center.
Erik M. Thompson, USCIS
For exemplary initiative in developing a technical solution to catalogue information sharing access agreements across the Department.
James H. Patterson, I&A
For willingness and excellence in providing legal support during the surge of unaccompanied minors in the southwest.
Gloria Verduzco, ICE
For professionalism, vigilance, and exemplary performance.
Aisha M. Jones, ICE
For exemplary performance and innovation in managing the release of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Case Assistance Analytic and Data Integration system.
Kevin Martensen, MGMT
For excellence in customer service and human resources functions at the Baltimore-Washington International Airport.
Victoria Back, TSA
For outstanding support during a period of transition and continued excellent customer service across Wisconsin airports.
Stephanie Braman, TSA
For exemplary service and unwavering dedication to the U.S. Secret Service, leading to the arrest of over 100 criminals.
Bryan T. Molnar, USSS
For exceptional service and outstanding support of the U.S. Secret Service Special Projects Section.
Nathan B. Morgan, USSS
For exceptional performance and outstanding customer service in contributing to the operational success of the Office of Biometric Identity Management.