GTA Awards Employees with President's Volunteer Service Award

(Tamuning, Guam) Thursday, April 27, 2023– GTA, Guam's longest-serving telecom company on the island, has recently awarded several of its employees with the prestigious President's Volunteer Service Award or PVSA. A ceremony was held yesterday at the GTA Experience Center in Tamuning.

The company's vision to inspire the island community is evident in the volunteer efforts of its employees. The President's Volunteer Service Award recognizes individuals committed to volunteerism and community service. The award is a way to thank and honor Americans who, by their demonstrated commitment and example, inspire others to engage in volunteer service.

Recipients of the PVSA include:

* Martinez Family: Jisela Martinez (Strategic Business Development Lead in IT) and Don Martinez (Recruiting Manager)

* GTA Junior Achievement Mentors: Sharon Davis (Vice President of Customer Experience), Stacy Elarmo (Vice President of People Operations), Crena Byerly (Vice President of Enterprise Sales), Nathan Denight (Vice President of Marketing), Kyle Duenas (Director of Sales- Retail and eCommerce), GinaRose Cruz (Customer Experience Scheduler/Analyst), and Stefanie Ditchen (Customer Experience Operations Specialist)

* Steve Jackson- Service Solutions Tech II

*Judy Rosario- Sales Director

GTA is firmly committed to volunteerism and community service, and it encourages its employees to give back to the community through its GTA Gives Philanthropic Initiatives. The company's employee volunteer program allows employees to volunteer their time and skills to local organizations and events. Through this program, the company can support various causes and initiatives that positively impact the island community.

"Volunteering is an essential part of our company's culture, and we are proud to recognize the outstanding efforts of our employees in giving back to the community," said Roland Certeza, President and CEO at GTA. "Our vision is to inspire the island community in everything we do. The President's Volunteer Service Award is a testament to our employees' dedication and hard work, and we are honored to have them as part of our team."

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Photo from L-R- GinaRose Cruz, Judy Rosario, Don Martinez, Derek Quitugua (accepting award on behalf of Steve Jackson), Jisela Martinez, Kyle Duenas, Stacy Elarmo, Stefanie Ditchens, Roland Certeza (President and CEO) ***Not pictured: Sharon Davis, Nate Denight, Crena Byerly, Steve Jackson


In addition to awarding groups and individuals the President's Volunteer Service Award, GTA also gave out additional awards for employees who volunteered at most company-planned community events.

Recipients of the GTA Gives awards include (Photo below from L -R) Michael Quitugua (Implementation Product Manager), GinaRose Cruz, Deana Munoz (Learning and Development Trainer), Stefanie Ditchen, and Nonnie Shinohara (Marketing Communications Specialist).

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GTA VOLUNTEERS: Caption for photo below from L-R: Andrew Gayle (COO), Dan Tydingco (Executive Vice President, External and Regulatory Affairs), Michael Quitugua, Judy Rosario, Jisela Martinez, Deana Munoz, Don Martinez, GinaRose Cruz, Stefanie Ditchen, Kyle Duenas, Nonnie Shinohara, Stacy Elarmo, and Roland Certeza (President and CEO)

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About GTA

GTA provides complete communications services in Guam. These include local and long-distance telephone service, 3G, LTE, and 5G mobility service, High Speed Internet Access, Dedicated Ethernet, Carrier-Class High Capacity Services over SONET and SDH networks, and advanced television, or IPTV. GTA operates a data center on Guam offering a secure, managed environment for customers who need an alternative site for business data storage. The company also runs Guam’s first locally owned cable landing station and data center in Piti.

Based in Tamuning, Guam, GTA is a U.S. and locally owned company and locally managed. The company’s website is

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