Barnes recognized as ODOT Division One Employee of the Quarter
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September 13, 2017
Oklahoma Department of Transportation employee Ryan Barnes was recently recognized for his performance and named Division One’s Employee of the Quarter for the second quarter of 2017. The quarterly award recognizes hard work and is given to dedicated ODOT employees who consistently exhibit the highest standards in job performance.
Barnes is a Superintendent II at the Muskogee County maintenance yard in Muskogee and has worked for ODOT for 15 years. He was nominated anonymously by a colleague.
“Ryan always makes sure that his employees have the safety items they need for the job. If he sees a coworker starting to do anything that could be dangerous, he quickly corrects them and shows them the safe way to do it,” the anonymous coworker who nominated him said. “He brings a positive mindset to work and is always ready to give credit to employees when it’s due.”
Barnes and his wife, Stephanie, live in Porum and have five children and two grandchildren. In his free time, Barnes enjoys hunting, fishing, welding and woodworking.
Division One is headquartered in Muskogee and oversees highway construction and maintenance in Adair, Cherokee, Haskell, McIntosh, Muskogee, Okmulgee, Sequoyah and Wagoner counties.
(Editors and News Directors: For more information, call the ODOT Media and Public Relations Division at 405-521-6000.)