Staff Spotlight: BBID Team Members Recognized with Training Certification, Safety Award (VIDEO)

Byron, CA (March 20, 2018) – Three members of the Byron-Bethany Irrigation District (BBID) team were recognized this week for completing cutting-edge safety and professional development training.

Staff members Antonio Narez, Tony Papini, and Joe Resendes completed the Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) Joint Powers Insurance Authority (JPIA) Operations Specialty Program. They each attended 30 required classes to earn the certification. It is the first time that BBID staff members received completed an ACWA JPIA professional development program.

BBID staff Tony Papini (left), Antonio Narez, and Joe Resendes pose with GM Rick Gilmore.

BBID GM Rick Gilmore announced the recognition in an impromptu ceremony at District headquarters, celebrating the above-and-beyond dedication of our staff members.

Watch the video below!

Antonio, Tony, and Joe were also honored with ACWA JPIA’s H.R. LaBounty Safety Award for Spring 2018, commemorating their outstanding work on BBID’s Furtado Drain project, pictured below.