State of Nebraska

BOARD OF PAROLE

WESTERN OFFICER RECEIVES QUARTERLY EMPLOYEE AWARD

WESTERN OFFICER RECEIVES QUARTERLY EMPLOYEE AWARD

The State of Nebraska Craft Office Building in North Platte has selected Senior Parole Officer Christina Bivens as its Employee of the Quarter for 2017. Criteria used in selecting an employee include the professional and dedication demonstrated by the employee on a daily basis. Incentives for the selection include a personal parking spot identifying the employee as such. Recipients of the Quarterly Employee Award are nominated by their peers. Bivens has been a Senior Parole Officer for 4 years. Prior to that assignment, she was a Unit Caseworker at the Nebraska Correctional Center for Women in York. During her 2 years at York, Bivens received a “Challenge” coin from the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) for her efforts in helping to save an inmates life. She also received a “Team” award in 2012 for her participation in the Inclusion and Diversity Council for NDCS. Director of Parole Supervision and Services Julie Micek applauded the recognition expressing her gratitude for Bivens stating “these types of awards serve to let our employee’s know they are truly valued and appreciated.” Bivens and her husband of 18 years, Scott, reside in North Platte.