Job Training Center honors CEO with legacy award – Red Bluff Daily News

The Job Training Center honors longtime CEO Kathy Schmitz through an annual legacy award.

Schmitz retired in July 2021 after 40 years of service to Tehama County in economic and workforce development. She founded and led the Job Training Center, guiding the organization with integrity and leading her staff to be an organization that made an impact.

This award will honor a single individual or organization that exemplifies leadership, innovation and service and includes a $1,000 prize. Nomination forms are available on the Vocational Training Center website at and will be accepted until December 31.

“Kathy Schmitz is the type of leader and person this world needs the most,” said CEO Carrie Ferchaud. “She has spent her career making Tehama County a better place and being a force for good. She has built an organization that has stood the test of time and created a culture of excellence, integrity and service. We are thrilled to use the Kathy Schmitz Legacy Award to honor Kathy’s legacy, champion vibrant leadership in Tehama County, and inspire us all to proudly care for our community together.

Anyone can submit a nomination form in one of the following ways: send to [email protected]; by mail to 718 Main St., Red Bluff, CA 96080 or drop them off in person by December 31.

The form is on the Vocational Training Center website or by making the request by e-mail or by dropping by the office.

Nominations must be mailed no later than December 31. The office will be closed from December 24 to January 1, 2022. For more information, call 529-7000.

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