A long-time Imperial Valley College employee has been recognized as one of four people honored by the California Community Colleges Board of Governors as the 2018 California Community Colleges Classified Employees of the year.

Sheila Dorsey-Freeman received the honors Monday. She had been named the IVC Classified Employee of the Year earlier this year. According to the award citation , " Ms. Dorsey-Freeman approaches her work at the college not as a job , but as part of her life and who she is. She supports every corner of the college campus through her work in HR , serving on various committees , along with participating in college activities and the community at large." Dorsey-Freeman has been an Imperial Community College District employee for 26 years , with 23 of those years in the HR department.