LEAP Award
Team members from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District (MVN), pose for a photo after having been recognized Sept. 6, 2023, during the 2022 Lean Six Sigma Excellence Awards Program (LEAP) for their innovation in helping to improve the Defense Performance Management and Appraisal Program (DPMAP) process throughout the New Orleans District and Mississippi Valley Division of the Corps of Engineers. They were awarded for creating the MVN DPMAP Status Dashboard, an automated dashboard to enable leaders and supervisors to ensure each employee covered under DPMAP receives a performance plan, mid-year review, and appraisal on time. Pictured left to right are team leader David Ulm, team members John Eblen and Sabine Faltenbacher, as well as New Orleans District commander Col. Cullen Jones, and deputy district engineer Mark Wingate, who provided additional support and feedback for the project. Other team members and contributing support personnel not pictured include Paul Landry, Ozzy Orwick, Kevin Fuqua, Durund Elzey, Lt. Col. David Cox, Frank DeBoer, Lyan Hughes-Ingram, Joel Torres and Janet Yarnell.

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