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A nnual Repor t 2019 || ex ternal.af [email protected] || dcs.ga.gov Event Support Staff Appreciation Day — On April 3, 2019, scores of support staff employees gathered at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center in Forsyth for a full day of celebration, professional development, and appreciation. Support staff is defined as employees who are not POST Certified, such as administrative assistants, reentry staffers, and many others. DCS has approximately 500 support staffers who assist nearly 1,500 officers throughout the state. scenes, it is easy to let their recognition slip by without proper regard. Fortunately, DCS leadership remains mindful that the contributions of all employees are meaningful and noteworthy. Commissioner Nail kicked-off the event with opening remarks reminding the attendees that their role is vital to our mission. Due to the public exposure many of our support staffers realize, the Our support staff employees provide an event featured a self-defense course from irreplaceable service to DCS. The work Coordinating Chief Renata Dunn and they perform allows for officers and Instructor Andrew Stolarik. Additionally, chiefs to focus their time on interacting given the rigorous professional demands with offenders and ensuring public of the duties, the DCS Training Academy safety and offender success. The work gave a presentation on employee they do has a huge impact on the wellness and self-care. At the end of the workplace. Support staff employees event, DCS leadership presented each make our offices more efficient and attendee with a certificate of appreciation productive every single day. Still, because to honor the significance of their much of the work they do is behind the responsibilities.