News | Jan. 4, 2016

Oklahoma City’s Queen recognized at annual DLA award ceremony

By DLA Distribution Public Affairs DLA Distribution Public Affairs

Bikki Queen, secretary for the Preservation, Packaging, Packing, and Marking Branch at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Oklahoma City, Okla., was chosen to receive one of the top Ten Outstanding DLA Personnel of the Year awards for 2015.

DLA director Air Force Lt. Gen. Andy Busch, along with Distribution’s commander Army Brig. Gen. Richard Dix was on hand to present the award during a ceremony on Dec. 10.

Queen primarily performs administrative duties, maintaining over 4,000 evidential documents according to audit readiness protocols. Using records management, she focuses on logging, reviewing and filing more than 480 letters of memorandum and more than 720 administrative reports. Additionally, she facilitates quick retrieval of over 1,000 various required proofs of training.

“Ms. Queen meticulously reformatted, filed and maintained more than 2,000 personnel forms and folders and professionally handled over 5,800 emails and telephone calls, as well as scheduled over 200 meetings during the calendar year,” said DLA Distribution Oklahoma City, Okla., director Ned J. LaViolette.

In addition to her daily duties, Queen served as the Combined Federal Campaign coordinator, ensuring 100 percent contact was achieved.  She designed and revamped over 50 spreadsheets for ease of interpretation. Furthermore, she actively participates in and supports all command Voluntary Protection Program endeavors.

“Ms. Queen’s demonstrated professionalism, enthusiasm and attention to detail have made her an integral part of the DLA Distribution Oklahoma City team, “explained LaViolette. “She is most deserving of recognition as one of the Ten Outstanding DLA Personnel of the Year Award.”