Line Roy named City of Yelm’s 2023 employee of the year
Line Roy’s hard work in growing the city’s planned events in 2022-23 from two to 49, and efforts in expanding the city’s reach online has paid off as the communication and recreation coordinator was named the City of Yelm’s 2023 employee of the year.
Different City department directors, Mayor Joe DePinto and City Administrator Todd Stancil voted on the honor. The award was officially announced on Tuesday, Jan. 23 at a Yelm City Council meeting.
“(Line’s) work ethic, endless energy and ideas has made Yelm a better place to live and work,” Stancil said at the meeting. “Thank you, Line, for everything you have given to the City of Yelm.”
While serving as communications and recreation coordinator, Roy expanded the reach of three city-run Facebook pages. As well, the City of Yelm Government Facebook page had 25,000 total visitors and reached 193,000 total viewers in 2023.
The Parks and Recreation Facebook page was created in the early days of summer in 2023 and grew to over 1,000 active followers. The page saw 10,000 visitors and reached 39,000 viewers in 2023 under Roy’s control.