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December 2019 Employees of the Month

December 2019 Employees of the Month

December 02,2019

It takes a lot of hard work and dedication to keep AC Transit buses on the road and running smoothly. Each month, the District honors the service of those drivers and mechanics who contribute directly to this effort by awarding “Employee of the Month” honors from our Supervision, Maintenance and Transportation divisions. Our candidates are nominated by supervisors at our Central Maintenance Facility and at each of AC Transit’s four bus divisions in Emeryville, East Oakland, Hayward and Richmond. Winners from each of division and one from the Central Maintenance Facility are selected by the Superintendent of the division. Each winner receives a gift certificate to a local restaurant.

We are pleased to announce the “Employee of the Month” winners for December 2019.


Cameron Slatten

Transportation Supervisor

Every day, Transportation Supervisor Cameron Slatten has a professional appearance, pleasant attitude, and a teamwork mentality. Mr. Slatten really cares about the operators and eagerly assists them in their times of need. Cameron also helped open the Salesforce Transit Center (STC) and continues to contribute to its ongoing progress. Thank you for everything you do, Supervisor Cameron!


Dean Otte

Journey Mechanic

Mr. Otte is being recognized for his outstanding detail to duty in the engine dept. He is a shining example of what the Employee of the Month program is all about. Mr. Otte is dedicated to building good quality engines and takes pride in his work. He works with a high level of dedication and passion for turning out a quality engine. AC Transit is lucky to have an employee with his conviction and determination for excellence. Dean, we ALL thank you for a job well done.


Ethel Baker

Bus Operator

Operator Ethel Baker takes pride in transporting passengers safely to their destinations and providing great customer service. She is a professional with a passenger-friendly demeanor and a never-ending smile.

Tony Wright

Service Employee

Mr. Wright is the perfect example of what a lead person should be. He possesses a strong work ethic along with a unique passion for his role. Mr. Wright’s commitment is unmatched to producing the highest quality of results with all tasks assigned to him.


Ricardo Perez

Bus Operator

Operator Ricardo Perez is an outstanding operator with an exceptional work ethic. Mr. Perez is always professional, impeccably dressed, available to assist co-worker/customers, and smiling. He is an inspiring team player and an ideal employee.

Robert Hunter

Service Employee

Mr. Hunter has been a great asset to the division. He always comes to work with a positive attitude, pays attention to detail, and his work shows it. Mr. Hunter is efficient in managing his time. He willingly takes on new assignments and strives to meet our goals.


Bellarmine Filibert

Journey Mechanic

Mr. Filibert is a go-to guy who can do many things. He is a hard worker and is always on the job. Mr. Filibert is well respected by many of his peers. If there is something that needs to be done, he will do it. Keep up the good work!

Edwin Campbell

Bus Operator

Operator Edwin Campbell is an exemplary employee. Mr. Campbell reports to work in professional business attire, on-time, and ready to help provide service where needed. He consistently delivers excellent customer service and safe coach operations with a smile. The District is privileged to have Operator Campbell as an employee.


Sonya Sheffield

Bus Operator

Operator Sonya Sheffield’s work ethic is often described as exceptional, professional, patient, and well mannered. She always performs beyond expectations or requirements and takes great pride in performing exceedingly well. Division 6 Transportation staff appreciates and commends Ms. Sheffield’s work performance, work ethic and character.

Maria Cervantes


Ms. Cervantes is an extremely valuable asset to the maintenance team here at D6. Her attention to detail and dedication to providing a safe clean environment is definitely is appreciated. During her brief time of absence, she is missed by the team due to the level of contribution she brings. We appreciate you and thank you for all you do.