Franklin County Commissioners: Sites is December Employee of Month

Benjamin Sites is Franklin County’s December Employee of the Month. Sites is the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office chief deputy. Fellow employees describe Sites as passionate about serving the community and committed to making a positive impact on those around him.

The county’s Special Thanks and Recognition (STAR) Committee determined December’s Employee of the Month recipient. The committee received a total of 10 nominations for the December award.

Leadership skills

Sites’ nominations highlight his leadership skills; and the significant role he played in ensuring the county’s new judicial center was safe, secure and ready for occupancy.

“(Ben) truly cares about his employees and always has their best interests in mind,” one of the individuals who nominated him for the award wrote. “(He) continuously steps up to the plate and is willing to volunteer his time and expertise.

“With his expertise and observant eye for security and safety issues, Ben has been an integral factor in the successful completion of the project,” while having “a cheerful countenance at all times.”

Sites previously received the March 2018 Employee of the Month award.

“Ben’s herculean efforts to complete the security, access and control tasks needed for the new judicial center went above and beyond (his role) as chief deputy sheriff,” cited another nomination form. “He has been a key part of the project team over the life of the project; but he really rolled up his sleeves and sacrificed his time (and) talents to get the project finished.”

Sites’ outstanding characteristics are attributes that have not gone unnoticed by his peers. The nomination form describes him as a team player, diligent, personable and a selfless collaborator.

The Franklin County Commissioners are grateful to Sites, commissioners said. He exudes a high standard of customer service, excellence and respect to the employees and residents of Franklin County.

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Photo credit

[Featured photo: From left: Franklin County Commissioner John Flannery, Commissioner Chairman Dave Keller, Franklin County Sheriff Dane Anthony, Franklin County December 2021 Employee of the Month Ben Sites, and Commissioner Bob Ziobrowski.]