February 2018 Employee of the Month

February Employee of the Month


Photo – (left to right) Police Chief Keith Mello, Human Resources Director Tania Barnes, Wanda Perez and City Attorney Jonathan Berchem.



Wanda Perez

Stenographer in the Traffic Division within the Police Department

for being selected as Employee of the Month for February 2018.


As the recipient of the award for the Mayor’s Employee of the Month Program, please join us in extending a warm congratulation to Wanda in receiving this recognition.  After a review of all of the nominations, the Selection Committee unanimously chose her as the winner for her strong work ethic, professionalism, positive attitude and willingness to always go above and beyond expectations.    


Wanda began her employment on September 19, 2003 with the Milford Police Department. She is the Stenographer for the Traffic Division.  Wanda performs all of her varied tasks with a high level of professionalism and competency.  Some of her numerous responsibilities include typing reports, taking dictation for statements from involved parties of accidents, and completing the Serious/Fatal Accident Packet for officer investigations.  She receives and processes all parking tickets and enters them into the Records Management System; processes all parking tag appeals and funds generated from same; prepares correspondence regarding the appeal investigation results; she assists in the management of the School Crossing Guard Program; prepares the monthly stats report for the Police Commissioners; fields all traffic related complaints and assigns requests for traffic studies and Planning and Zoning projects to the traffic officers.  She also creates the Emergency Tow Zone signs utilized by the traffic division for road closures, parades and other city events.


Wanda’s daily interactions with the public are met with a professional, pleasant and patient demeanor. No matter how difficult the situation, she maintains her composure with each encounter.  Wanda goes above and beyond in her efforts to support the Traffic Division.  Her ability to proficiently multitask and willingness to fill in whenever needed are significant attributes she possesses.  These are just a few of the many reasons the Mayor extends his sincere congratulations and appreciation to Wanda for the outstanding attributes she exhibits as Employees of the Month.


Again, congratulations to Wanda!