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steven Shepherd, Winner of the 2020 A. David Werner Award for Outstanding Service

Steven Shepherd Receives A. David Werner Award for Outstanding Service

Muncie Indiana Transit System (MITS) is pleased to announce that Steven Shepherd received the 2020 A. David Werner Award for Outstanding Service at the monthly MITS Board of Directors meeting. Owens is a Bus Driver and has been with MITS for 9 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 Steven Shepherd!