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The Beverly M. Whitehead Human Resources Building

 
 
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By Cosmos Mariner, April 28, 2019
1. The Beverly M. Whitehead Human Resources Building Marker
Inscription.  Beverly M. Whitehead, a native of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, came to Chatham County in 1988 to serve as its first Human Resources Director. Mrs. Whitehead was a strong advocate for employees, and mentored them in their professional and personal development. She brought a high level of professionalism to the office and created and implemented programs and activities that advanced the human resources function within County government. She established the Chatham County Personnel Ordinance and Procedures Manual, implemented the Employee Assistance Program (EAP), established Grants-In-Aid committees, and instituted assessment centers to objectively evaluate law enforcement employees for promotion. In addition, Mrs. Whitehead initiated a variety of employee and youth-based initiatives, including Quality Circles, employee recognition receptions, tuition reimbursement, County newsletters, Mystery Customer Program, wellness initiatives, and the Youth Commission. She worked with local health care providers to engineer the development of employee benefits plans, ensuring that Chatham County employees had access to quality health care. Mrs. Whitehead
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By Cosmos Mariner, April 28, 2019
2. The Beverly M. Whitehead Human Resources Building Marker (wide view)
passed away suddenly and unexpectedly on August 20, 1998.

Dedicated October 3, 2014
Board of Commissioners of Chatham County

Albert J. Scott, Chairman
Dr. Priscilla D. Thomas, Vice Chair
Helen Lynah Stone, Chairman Pro Tem
James J. Holmes, District 2 Yusuf K. Shabazz, District 5 Tony Center, District 3
Lori L. Brady, District 6 Patrick K. Farrell, District 4 Dean Kicklighter, District 7
Lee Smith, County Manager R.E. Abolt, County Manager (retired)
Michael A. Kaigler, Assistant County Manager
Linda B. Cramer, Assistant County Manager
Patrick C. Monahan, Assistant County Manager (retired)
Carolyn A. Smalls, Human Resources Director
Architect: Lott+Barber Contractor: Pioneer Construction, Inc.

 
Erected 2014 by Board of Commissioners of Chatham County.
 
Location. 32° 4.664′ N, 81° 5.429′ W. Marker is in Savannah, Georgia, in Chatham County. Marker is on Abercorn Street south of East State Street, on the right when traveling south. Marker is mounted at eye-level, directly on the Chatham County Human Resources Department building, facing Abercorn Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 123 Abercorn Street, Savannah GA 31401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this
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marker. Gen. James Jackson Home Site (a few steps from this marker); Moravian Colonists In Savannah (within shouting distance of this marker); Printing Office of James Johnson (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Georgia Civil Rights Trail: The Savannah Protest Movement (about 300 feet away); Owens-Thomas House (about 300 feet away); Richardson-Owens-Thomas House (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Owens-Thomas House (about 400 feet away); Wright Square (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Savannah.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 3, 2019. This page originally submitted on June 3, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 59 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 3, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.
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