SERMA News & Publications

Summer 2015

SERMA, Governor’s Awards Presented

A highlight of the SERMA Conference every year is the awards presentation. This year, 25 agencies received Injury Reduction Awards, and 12 individuals or teams received SERMA or Governor’s Awards. Congratulations to all the award winners!

2015 Individual Awards

The Linda Brooks Memorial Award

  • Bernadette Bridges, MTA

  • Margaret Embardino, DBM

The Governor’s Award for Individual Achievement

  • Senior Trooper Matthew Schoenadel, MD State Police

The Unsung Hero Award

  • William Reedy, MTA

2015 Group Awards

Best Practice Award

  • Operations Compliance and Investigations, MTA

  • Department of Sustainability & Safety, Salisbury University

  • Owner Controlled Insurance Program Staff, MTA

Health and Safety Working Group Award of Excellence

  • District 2 Safety & Maintenance Team, SHA

  • Metro Maintenance, MTA

  • Safety Rules Compliance Program, MTA

  • Fort McHenry Tunnel Toll Collection Division, MDTA

  • Maryland Port Administration Safety Committee, MPA

Injury Reduction Awards

University System of Maryland and Higher Education
Bowie State University                                                                                  -47.4%
Frostburg State University                                                                             -25.0%
Morgan State University                                                                                -14.1%
Maryland School for the Deaf, Columbia                                                       -17.6%
University of Maryland Baltimore                                                                   -12.1%
University of Maryland Eastern Shore                                                           -22.9%

Maryland Department of Health & Mental Hygiene (DHMH)
Developmental Disabilities Administration                                                      -17.2%
Potomac Center                                                                                              -31.5%

Maryland Department of Juvenile Services (DJS)
Charles H. Hickey, Jr. School                                                                        -27.7%
Thomas J. S. Waxter Children’s Center                                                         -26.8%
Victor Cullen Center                                                                                       -23.1%
Youth Centers                                                                                                -23.0%

Maryland State Police (MSP)
Maryland State Police                                                                                    -15.1%

Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT)
Maryland Aviation Administration                                                                  -14.0%
Maryland Transit Administration (MTA)                                                         -11.3%
Maryland Transportation Authority                                                                -14.2%

Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services (DPSCS)
Central Maryland Correctional Facility                                                           -55.3%
Central Transportation Unit                                                                            -35.2%
Chesapeake Detention Facility                                                                       -16.1%
Community Supervision-Central Region                                                         -22.6%
Correctional Pre-Release System                                                                  -10.8%
Jessup Correctional Institution                                                                       -48.0%
Maryland Reception, Diagnostic and Classification Center                            -38.2%
North Branch Correctional Institution                                                              -25.0%
Patuxent Institution                                                                                          -33.8%


Photos of the conference and award winners can be viewed here:

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