Meet Oscar Miron, Who Answered the Call to Serve

“It all began with a call,” said Oscar Miron. “And from there, it’s become my full time job.” Since San Francisco activated its emergency operations center (EOC) earlier this year, Miron, SFPUC Emergency Planning and Operations Lead, has been a part of the City’s response to COVID-19. As part of the SFPUC’s emergency planning and…

How SFPUC’s Payroll Team Helps Employees Feel More “Normal”

COVID-19 has paused the world for many people. Milestones, celebrations, education, and work have all become a bit different these last few months. Through it all, there are individuals at the SFPUC who have tried to make it more “normal” for their colleagues. The SFPUC’s Payroll Team has supported COVID-19 response by making sure the…

How Tran Nguyen’s First Six Months at the SFPUC Have Been Full of Purpose and Mission

It had been less than three months since Tran Nguyen’s first day at the SFPUC when the COVID-19 pandemic impacted the Bay Area. Nguyen, SFPUC Internal Communications Specialist, has always seen her professional journey as one with mission and purpose. When the shelter-in-place order went into effect, Nguyen wondered if her years of experience in healthcare and employee communications…

It’s All in the Details for Stephanie Murti

Stephanie Murti had only been at the SFPUC for three weeks when Mayor London Breed declared a state of emergency in response to the coronavirus pandemic. In less than a month, Murti went from new employee orientation to becoming Planning Section Chief of the agency’s Department Operations Center (DOC). Talk about whiplash.  Fortunately for Murti, serving in this role is not all that different from what she was…