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Texas State Library and Archives Commission Employees of the Quarter are nominated by their TSLAC colleagues and are selected by the TSLAC Employee Recognition Committee. Employees of the Quarter are presented with a Certificate of Merit and eight hours administrative leave at the TSLAC Quarterly Awards Ceremony.

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LaFaye Black and Allen Mullen

Our Employees of the Quarter for the First Quarter of Fiscal Year 2001

LaFaye Black, microfilm camera operator, is cited for her high quality of work in her daily duties of microfilming state government documents. During this quarter, Black personally filmed 511,319 documents with less than one quarter of one percent error rate! According to coworkers, Black’s skill as a camera operator is unmatched, and she consistently produces excellent work with minimal supervision. Her peers consider her a valued asset to the unit.

Networked Services Developer Allen Mullen has been referred to as a "national treasure" within the library community for his work developing the Texas Records and Information Locator service, or TRAIL (, a sophisticated online search engine for Texas state government information. Mullen’s dedicated efforts resulted in a service considered nationally as a model government information locator service. Mullen is a recognized national leader in the development of pace-setting Web-based library services.

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