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steve owens, Winner of the 2018 A. David Werner Award for Outstanding Service

Steve Owens Receives A. David Werner Award for Outstanding Service

Muncie Indiana Transit System (MITS) is pleased to announce that Steve Owens received the 2018 A. David Werner Award for Outstanding Service on March 7, 2019 at the monthly MITS Board of Directors meeting. Owens is a Bus Operator and has been with MITS for 6 years, this is his first time receiving the award.

According to the MITS Employee Guidebook, the award is given annually to an employee who “has gone above and beyond their regular performance of duty; consistently and positively impacted the MITS services; and through their involvement, creativity, dedication, attitude, leadership, vocalization and knowledge truly represented the spirit and intent of MITS to provide outstanding public transportation service to the Muncie community.” All recipients are MITS employees who have been nominated by their fellow co-workers or, in some cases, MITS riders.

The award was established in 2000 in honor of A. David Werner who was a member of the Board of Directors for the Muncie Public Transportation Corporation from July 1, 1985 to May 31, 2000. Mr. Werner “consistently demonstrated advocacy and commitment to providing the local community with quality public transportation service.”

 Congratulations Steve Owens!

MITS Award