are times that levity helps us through some trying times. It is with
that in mind that I recommend that you be promoted to the rank of
In my 45 year of public service, I have never seen a person do as
beater job of taking charge of a (large scale) situation as well as you
did. On the surface, most people would say, "Hell, what is there to
shoveling snow, anyone can do that". When you dig down and examine the
logistics, coordination, time frame and results, the true quality of
leadership is recognized.
To coordinate between 100-200 people at 8 sites, supervise them,
provide equipment, feed them, transport them, keep them safe (both from
exposure and exhaustion) around the clock and produce the end product
of safety to a community with technical assistance from engineers is
remarkable. I know you had a lot of help buy you pulled it together
from the hands on perspective.
I must say, "Job well done"