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Massena Resident Honored by Power Authority

Jill Chamberlain


May 25, 2006


MASSENAJoseph Selleck of the Village of Massena, a high-voltage hotstick lineman at the New York Power Authority’s St. Lawrence-Franklin D. Roosevelt Power Project, has been named an Employee of the Quarter for the Power Authority’s Transmission Business Unit.

Selleck was nominated by his fellow employees for his initiative in coordinating an annual vegetation management program for Power Authority transmission rights-of-way and substations. He monitors the work of contractors and several Power Authority crews along an 80-mile stretch of right-of-way.

The nomination noted that in dealing with contractors, line crews or property owners, Selleck displays a professional and diplomatic manner that ensures a job is done to the highest standards.

A 30-year employee of the Power Authority, Selleck enjoys hunting and fishing in the Adirondacks and skiing at Whiteface Mountain. He and his wife, Sherry, have two sons.


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