Wednesday, March 1, 2023
Ohio Industrial Commission Hearing Administrator Trio Named March 2023 Employees of the Month
COLUMBUS, OH – The Ohio Industrial Commission congratulates Attorneys Melinda Graff,
Kathi Hopkins and Sherri McComas being named Employees of the Month for March 2023.
“Melinda Graff, Kathi Hopkins and Sherri McComas did a wonderful job keeping up the Hearing Administration duties statewide when the department was short staffed,” their joint Employee of the Month nominator wrote. “They were great at training the new Hearing Administrator and keeping the department going. They worked together for coverage during vacations and other unexpected time off.”
“They had effective communication with one another to get the job done. I think they deserve recognition for the great work and time they put into keeping the Hearing Administration section moving during the shortage of staff. The duties of the Hearing Administrators are an essential function of the Agency and they did an awesome job keeping it going,” the Employee of the Month nominator added.
Graff, Hopkins and McComas were nominated by one of their coworkers and chosen for the award by the agency’s Employee of the Month Committee.
Melinda is a Hearing Administrator in the Toledo Regional office. She currently resides in Waterville, Ohio with her family.
Kathleen is a Hearing Administrator in the Cincinnati office. She currently resides in Mason, Ohio with her family.
Sherri McComas a Hearing Administrator in the Cleveland Regional office. She currently resides in Avon Lake, Ohio with her family.