WAPA Awards 26 Employees For Safety Efforts

Director of Production Kevin Smalls, Interim Executive Director Noel Hodge, Safety Manager Gerry Simon present Ajamu “Kwasi” Brathwaite with a certificate and plaque. Brathwaite was one of the employees recognized on Monday. (WAPA photo)

Twenty-six employees of the Production Operations Department at St. Croix’s Randolph Harley Power Plant received awards from the Safety Department Monday morning in recognition of their efforts to reduce job injury incidents. The employees were praised for their continued diligence and concentrated efforts to promote operational safety.

Randolph Harley Power Plant Superintendent John Woodson III addresses participants at the awards ceremony. Also photographed is Executive Director Noel Hodge. (Submitted photo)

A brief ceremony was held at the entrance to the power plant to recognize the employees for their stellar performance.

The ceremony was attended by Interim Executive Director Noel Hodge, Interim COO of Electric Vernon Alexander, Director of Production Kevin Smalls, Plant Superintendent John Woodson III, Manager of Operations Elvin Callwood, Interim Director of Special Projects Odari Thomas, Interim Transmission & Distribution Director Ashley Bryan as well as shift supervisors.

The awardees include Elvin Callwood, Colville White, David Henry, Dean Herbert, Anderson Mulrain, Anson Larcheveaux, Dean Vanholten, Earl Donovan, Earl Donovan, James Sargeant, Kent Pope, Kevin Fleming, Lee Lenhardt, Milton Francis, Shawn King, Timothy Turnbull, Troy Raymond, Vincent Callwood, Elvin Callwood, Jr., Jamal Blyden, Steve Scotland, Cameron Francis, Je’Quan Joseph, Ajamu Brathwaite, Kareem Thompson, Ian Forde, and Michael Christian.

Members of the WAPA family attend the award ceremony at the entrance to the Randolph Harley Power Plant. (Photo submitted by WAPA)