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Employee Committee

Montgomery County Employees Committee
2017 Board Members

Tiffany Gaunce


Lori Bass
Vice Chairman 

Terri Strozier
Recording Secretary


Patti Werner

Katy Miramon, Recognition Coordinator


Tracy Hutchison
Secret Pal Coordinator

Mandy Pyle/Cyndi Carevic, Social Secretary 

December Meeting's 2nd annual white elephant gift exchange was a success!!


Everyone that attends the meeting gets a chance to win the door prize! 
Come join us and see what we are all about! 

 The Employees' Committee meets the 3rd Thursday of the month at 1:30 p.m. in the County Judge's Conference Room, 501 N. Thompson, 4th Floor, Conroe. 

A representative from each county department is encouraged to attend.   

November 17, 2016 - Meeting Minutes






Emily is currently employed with Montgomery County District Clerk’s office.  Emily is attending college with Southern New Hampshire University pursuing her Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice.  She wishes to become a Paralegal and plans to continue law school and become a family lawyer.  Growing up with in a large family with 5 siblings, Emily feels that college is her opportunity to make a better future for herself without having to struggle like her family did growing up.  We are very pleased to award Emily with a $1,000 scholarship and wish her the best in her studies.  Congratulations Emily!



Kimberly is the wife of Jeffrey Van Meeteren of the Sheriff’s office.  She is currently enrolled at Lone Star Community College with plans to transfer to Texas A&M University pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in nursing.  She plans to use her lifelong desire to help others and become a nurse in pediatric oncology.  Her volunteer work with children at LifeStyle Christian School along with many other attributes leads us to believe she is the right person for a $1,000 scholarship.  Congratulations Kimberly! 



Natalie is the daughter of Laura Brownell with the Montgomery County Library System at the R.B. Tullis Branch.  Natalie is currently enrolled in the University of Texas at Austin pursing a Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry.  Natalie would like to continue the investigative route in research labs, preferably in the neuroscience lab or the pharmaceutical industry.  Natalie graduated from Kingwood Park High School ranked #7 in her class and took many AP and Dual Credit classes in high school that prepared her for the rigorous natural sciences program at UT.  We wish you the best Natalie and are honored to present you with a $500 scholarship.  Congratulations Natalie!



Kaylie is the daughter of Tom Branch with Special Activities in the Sheriff’s Office Jail Division.  Kaylie is currently attending college with Texas Woman’s University pursuing her Master’s degree in Kinesiology.  She wishes to become an Occupational Therapist and work with children on a specialized level.  Kaylie lost 2 very important people in her life at a very young age and with the help of a mentor was able to overcome and take what she learned to help other children in the same situation.  We are very pleased to award Kaylie with a $500 scholarship and wish her the best in her studies.  Congratulations Kaylie!



 Natalie is the daughter of Dana Cook, Collections Manager with the Tax Office.  Natalie is going to be attending college with Texas A & M University pursuing her degree in Chemical Engineering.  Because of her love of math and science, Natalie took many AP classes to prepare for college and was 1st in her graduating class.  Natalie has been involved in many community activities including being a Science Fair Judge, being on the Montgomery County Historical Commission Youth Advisory Board and volunteering for Habitat for Humanity to just name a few.  We are very pleased to award Natalie with a $1,000 scholarship and wish her the best in her studies.  Congratulations Natalie!

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 2016 Boss of the Year - Mike Meador, Commissioner Pct. 1
(also pictured left is Judge Craig Doyal)

2016 Boss of the Year-Commissioner Meador

2016 Employee of the Year - Gwen Holmes Kennedy, MCSO Records
(also pictured left is Lori Bass)2016 Employee of the Year-Gwen

2016 Department of the Year - County Attorney's Office
(also pictured is Judge Craig Doyal and Lori Bass)

2016 Department of the Year-County Attorney 

  If you would like to nominate someone for Employee of the Month,
please send completed form to the Montgomery County Employees' Committee


Each monthly winner is eligible to be named Employee of the Year.
 January, 2017  Miguel Sanchez, Juvenile Probation
 February, 2017  
 March, 2017   
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 November, 2017  
 December, 2017  

January 2017 Miguel Sanchez-Juvenile 
January 2017 Employee of the Month - Miguel Sanchez (red shirt) Juvenile Probation Dept.
"I am grateful for doing what I love, and getting paid for it, working alongside individuals I consider family.  It is only fitting my team is in the picture.  No award like this is truly an individual effort.  Let us continue being the best county in the great state of Texas!"

MISSION STATEMENT:The Montgomery County Employees Committee exists to bring the dedicated employees that serve Montgomery County together as a team. As a team, we strive to provide fellowship and unity among the different departments and different areas of the county. The Committee encourages each County department to have a representative sit on the Committee.


Click here to read a copy of the Montgomery County Employee Committee By Laws.



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