Brittany Phillips Named 2021 Employee of the Year
Nags Head’s Board of Commissioners recently named Water Billing Specialist Brittany Phillips as the Town’s 2021 Earl Murray Jr. Employee of the Year!
Presented each December, the award, named after Police Sergeant Earl Murray, who died in the line of duty on May 15, 2009, recognizes Town employees who have excelled in:
- quality of work
- willingness to cooperate with others
- attitude towards the public and co-workers
The award recipient, chosen from a list of nominations presented by Town department heads, receives a plaque, a $400 reward, and a paid day off. Nominees receive a $200 reward and a paid day off.
Brittany started her career with Nags Head in December 2015 as the Town’s customer service representative/cashier. In February 2019, she was promoted to her current position as water billing specialist, where she is often the first Town of Nags Head employee a new homeowner meets when they apply for a new water account.
The other nominees for this year’s Earl Murray Jr. Employee of the Year award are:
- Public Works: Facilities Maintenance Technician Conner Twiddy
- Fire and Rescue: Fire Captain Matthew Swain
- Planning and Development: Senior Building Inspector Steve Szymanski
- Police: Detective Paul “Trey” Lipscomb
From left, back row, are Mayor Pro Tem Mike Siers, Commissioner Kevin Brinkley, and Mayor Ben Cahoon. From left, front row, are Commissioner Renée Cahoon, Water Billing Specialist Brittany Phillips, and Commissioner Webb Fuller.
Congrats to Brittany and to the other nominees!