NMS Receives Recognition From Governor's Council
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Anchorage, Alaska-January 6, 2010
The Governor’s Council on Disabilities and Special Education recognized NMS for its commitment and leadership in employing Alaskans with disabilities. NMS, along with three other organizations, was recognized by the Council at the “Alaska Business Roundtable, Employing Qualified Alaskans with Disabilities,” in November. NMS “understands the value of having a diverse workforce which includes persons with disabilities,” said Patrick Reinhart, Business and Industry Liaison for the Council.
Every day, NMS touches the lives of thousands and serves people from every walk of life, regardless of background, occupation or personal needs. NMS is the sixth largest private employer in Alaska and is dedicated to maintaining a diverse workforce by hiring individuals regardless of disability and focusing on ability. NMS has provided volunteer experiences, skills training, on the job training and direct hire opportunities in many of their departments to disabled persons. Bill Freemel, Vice President of Human Resources says “NMS strives to reflect our population base in our workforce, ensuring a diverse workforce. That has always included hiring disabled people with a focus on hiring, training and enabling them to succeed.”
NMS is a limited liability company, owned by NANA Development Corporation, an Alaska Native Corporation subsidiary and Sodexo. NMS clients include the oil & gas industry, federal, state and local governments, schools and universities, hospitals and clinics, senior living centers, air carriers, the telecommunications industry and more. NMS provides management and services in food, facilities, camp services, lodging, security and workforce solutions. More information on NMS and their services is available by visiting www.nmsusa.com