Sharon Lamar, a 31-year employee at the Savannah River Site, was selected recently as Savannah River Remediationís 2012 Boss of the Year.

SRR, along with the Department of Energy Office of Civil Rights and the Savannah River Site Special Emphasis Committee, sponsored the 2012 SRR Boss of the Year contest, the first such contest at SRS.

Besides Lamar, other SRR managers nominated were Tom Crouse, area project manager; Stephanie Franklin, equal employment opportunity, employee concerns program and employee relations manager; Mark Schmitz, integration and salt disposal units manager; Jason Vitali, plant engineer manager; and Jim Wilson, field safety and health manager.

The nominees were judged on their support of equal employment opportunity, community involvement, outstanding accomplishments, career enhancement and leadership abilities in terms of ethics, professionalism, dependability and sensitivity to employees.

Lamar has been manager of the SRR Emergency Preparedness and Training Administration group for the last five years. Before that, she served on the SRS Facility Evaluation Board and as work control manager at F Tank Farm.