City of Penticton employees, Tina Siebert and Tania Chaudry were recognized for their excellence in their respective field Wednesday Oct. 21, 2020. (Phil McLachlan / Black Press file)

City of Penticton employees, Tina Siebert and Tania Chaudry were recognized for their excellence in their respective field Wednesday Oct. 21, 2020. (Phil McLachlan / Black Press file)

Penticton staffers recognized among best of their field

Two members of the City of Penticton staff have won awards in their respective career fields

Two Penticton city staff members have secured top awards in their respective career fields, the city announced Wednesday (Oct. 21).

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Tania Chaudry, manager of human resources and occupational health and safety, has been recognized as the gold winner of the ADP Canada Rising Star of the Year in the 2020 Canadian HR Awards.

The annual honour recognizes HR leaders of the future with a demonstrated commitment to the Human Resources function. The Canadian HR Awards celebrate the outstanding achievements of HR teams, leaders, employers and service providers across the nation.

Tina Siebert, Penticton’s bylaw supervisor, has been recognized by the Licence Inspector’s and Bylaw Officer’s Association of British Columbia as the bylaw enforcement officer of the year. The award honours a licence inspector or bylaw enforcement officer who has made an outstanding contribution by way of exhibited leadership and vision, positive role-modelling, education and training, trustworthiness and integrity and demonstrated skills in bylaw enforcement and investigation.

“On behalf of all city staff who have the pleasure of working with these two high achieving colleagues, I’d like to congratulate Tania and Tina on their awards and the ongoing positive contributions they make daily to our organization and community,” said Penticton chief administration officer, Donny van Dyk.

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