Emma Beserra

Emma Beserra

Rank: 
Data Entry and Training
With the SBPD since: 
1976

What made you choose the job you're doing now? How long have you been doing it?
Love working with others.  In 1975- Started in records. 1982- Data entry .  1995. Training ,  will be total 40 yrs.  With the SBPD.

Was there an influential person or incident that made you choose your career?
No there was not.

When you were in elementary school, what did you want to be?
Always  wanted be a Secretary, or work in an office Job.

What have you achieved in your position (awards, rank)?
Recognition Award.

If you could be remembered for one (or more) things within your career, what would that be?
Thinking of others, cheering people up, my fashion-sense, kindness and compassion.

Is there something in your life that you are very proud of?
Family, and keeping my heritage alive with my ability to speak, read and write  Spanish. 

What do you like to do when you're not working?
Gardening, dancing, exercise, jump rope, swimming, shopping and cooking (burritos).

What is your favorite type of music, artist, movie, sport, actor or actress?
Music: Latino - Movies: Romance - Sport: Football

Are you from South Bend?  If not where are you from?
Born in Texas, then lived 17yrs in Mexico, and finally moved to the US in 1970.

Do you have a favorite quote?  
Do all you can to today, because  tomorrow is not promised.

What inspires you?
New generation, and to see the promise and the hopes and drems for a better world.