Pelican Bay PIO/AA honored by State Senate for statewide award

The California Senate has passed a resolution honoring Lt. Chris Acosta, Public Information Officer/Administrative Assistant at Pelican Bay State Prison (PBSP).

The resolution – written by Sen. Jim Nielsen, R-Gerber -congratulated Lt. Acosta on being named Public Information Officer of the Year by the California State Information Officer Council (SIOC) last year.

Scott Feller, District Representative for Sen. Nielsen, presented Lt. Acosta the framed resolution.

The SIOC award marked the first time a CDCR field PIO has won this statewide award.

CDCR’s Lt. Acosta named Public Information Officer of the Year.

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From left, Scott Feller, District Representative for Sen. Jim Nielsen, presents Lt. Chris Acosta the framed Senate Resolution.

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12 Responses

  1. Margaret Sharp Wednesday, February 26, 2014 / 6:08 pm

    So happy and proud of you Chris. I didn’t know Merced was your hometown or I forgot. Continued success always. Congratulations!

  2. Debbie Williams Wednesday, February 26, 2014 / 3:51 pm

    You continue to be an excellent representative of PBSP and CDCR as a whole. I’ve always respected your work ethic. So happy for you! 🙂

  3. Bill Barnts Monday, February 24, 2014 / 4:58 pm

    Nice job Chris.
    This is a great honor for you. You’ve worked hard and represented PBSP well.
    Congratulations!!

    • christopher Acosta Tuesday, February 25, 2014 / 11:17 pm

      Thanks and Hi.

  4. Sandy Hernandez Friday, February 21, 2014 / 5:26 pm

    Good Job Chris !! From your hometown Merced

    • christopher Acosta Tuesday, February 25, 2014 / 11:14 pm

      Thanks and tell Gerard Hi? I heard he is retiring soon. WOW!

  5. Mary Ann Verderber Friday, February 21, 2014 / 5:03 pm

    Great Job Chris. Can’t wait to share this good news with Gerard!

    • christopher Acosta Tuesday, February 25, 2014 / 11:18 pm

      thanks

  6. kdh Friday, February 21, 2014 / 1:00 am

    Good job Chris.

    • christopher Acosta Tuesday, February 25, 2014 / 11:19 pm

      thanks

  7. Kerry L. Dorsey Thursday, February 20, 2014 / 8:14 pm

    Congratulations!

    • christopher Acosta Tuesday, February 25, 2014 / 11:20 pm

      thanks

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