Proceedings, Debates of the U.S. Congress
THANKING BERN BEIDEL FOR HIS SERVICE TO THE HOUSE
(Extensions of Remarks - December 11, 2013)
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[Extensions of Remarks] [Page E1832] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] THANKING BERN BEIDEL FOR HIS SERVICE TO THE HOUSE ______ HON. CANDICE S. MILLER of michigan in the house of representatives Wednesday, December 11, 2013 Mrs. MILLER of Michigan. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to congratulate and recognize Bernard E. Beidel, an employee of the Chief Administrative Officer of the U.S. House of Representatives. Mr. Beidel was honored with the 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Employee Assistance Professionals Association (EAPA). The Lifetime Achievement Award honors an EAPA member who has made a significant contribution to Employee Assistance Programs (EAP), the EA profession, and to individuals over an extended period of time. Mr. Beidel has been a leader in providing EAP services to organizations and currently serves as Director of the Office of Employee Assistance. He has held this role for over 20 years providing direct EAP services to members and staff of the U.S. House of Representatives since its inception in 1991. I am proud to stand before you and the Nation on Mr. Beidel's behalf to recognize the importance of his public service, and honor his award for lifetime achievement and his contributions to the House community. We wish Bern much happiness in fulfilling his retirement dreams. ____________________