Janelle Brown is an Associate Governmental Program Analyst working for the Central Valley Water Board Rancho Cordova office's Program Support Unit. Janelle is nominated for Sustained Superior Accomplishment for exceptional performance in supporting the Region's NPDES and SWAMP programs and specifically for outstanding work in the development of the Region's laboratory analysis services contract.
In the past several months Janelle has made notable contributions by assisting NPDES program and SWAMP staff in the effort to improve water quality in the American River Parkway. Janelle has provided extensive support on numerous stakeholder meetings to insure all water quality concerns associated with the American River Parkway project are brought to the participating agencies' attention in an organized and efficient manner.
She is also instrumental in helping to implement lean six sigma recommendations for the NPDES program. Janelle's creative touch and her ability to organize extensive program information into a PowerPoint presentation format that is well organized, while meeting the needs of the intended audience was most recently recognized during the Central Valley Clean Water Association's recent annual conference.
Janelle brings an extensive lab background to the Central Valley Water Board and has proved very helpful in serving as the Region's lab coordinator, assisting staff with requests for lab testing services, replenishing lab supplies, and researching options for lab services. Most recently Janelle was instrumental in the development and securing of Region 5's laboratory analysis services contract. Janelle spent countless hours analyzing the reporting limits and MDLs received from prospective bidders to facilitate a favorable Notice of Contract Award that encompassed all detection needs for the Redding, Fresno, and Rancho Cordova offices.
Janelle is dependable, hardworking, and is always willing to take on extra work to meet the goals of the Regional Board. The Region appreciates Janelle's organizational skills, capabilities, work ethic, and dedication. Janelle's contributions to the Region are invaluable to the Region's success, and I am pleased to nominate Janelle Brown for the Superior Accomplishment Award.