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January and February Promotions!

Korey Staires- promoted to Lead Maintenance Specialist

Greg Drake- promoted to Lead Maintenance Specialist

Maria Cameron- promoted to Director of IRT North

Tatiana Bickford- promoted to VP of Human Resources

Jessie Lilly- promoted to VP of Finance

Welcome New Hires!

Rolande Ayinkamiye- IRT North- Jan

Audrey Iradukunda- IRT South- Jan

Ann Marie Langlais- NMRRC- Jan

Francine Muhora- IRT North- Jan

Kaylee Caruso- Country Villa- Feb

Tristan Healy- IRT North- Feb

Rickard Kelley- Maintenance- Feb

Richard Martin- Beach St- Feb

Christopher Maurer- Maintenance- Feb

Abdishakur Mohamed- IRT South- Feb

Kimberly Powers- Brunswick- Feb

Benjamin Skillings- Brackett St- Feb

Anniversaries!

January

Janice Bergeron- Peaks Island- 3 years

Tatiana Bickford- Brunswick- 19 years

Elaine Bourne- Brunswick- 5 years

Kelly Butler- NMRRC- 1 year

Katiuska Cabral- Beach St- 1 year

Mary Fowler- Bayview- 1 year

Gladys Gahimbare- IRT South- 2 years

Erica Miller- Brunswick- 5 years

Sheryl Moore- Brunswick- 4 years

Omar Muse- Sawyer St- 1 year

Andrew Shaffer- Sawyer St- 4 years

Brandee Trask- NMRRC- 12 years


February

Edna Akimana- IRT South- 1 year

Alain Barakamfitiye- Beach St- 1 year

Cory Baughman- NMRRC- 2 years

Lucie Bilodeau- Loudon- 8 years

Roy Bishop- IRT North- 1 year

Carol Boudreau- Beach St- 1 year

Darcie Carson- NMRRC- 2 years

Kristi Dustin- IRT North- 1 year

Ifrah Farah- Brackett St- 1 year

Nathan Grant- IRT South- 11 years

Shannon Grant- IRT South- 7 years

Rebecca Hanson- Brackett St- 6 years

Julio Henriquez- Bayview- 4 years,

Clarisse Igirubuntu- IRT South- 1 year,

Nancy Ives- Brunswick- 15 years

Laura Lentovich- IRT North- 4 years

Kent Lipka- Beach St- 12 years

Samater Obsiye- IRT South- 1 year

Melinda Remillard- IRT South- 4 years

Lorraine Pelissier- Loudon- 4 years

Dawn Mills- Beach St- 1 year

Williette Robinson- Beach St- 1 year

Christine Rogers- IRT South- 1 year

Lois Scribner- Loudon- 1 year

Denise Tilly- Sawyer St- 1 year


March

Kendra Adams- 5 years

Kolawole Bankole – 9 years

Linda Corey-DuBois- 1 year

Paul Daigle- 1 year

Lacey Duplisea- 1 year

June Koegel- 25 years

Stephen Lincoln- 3 years

Korey Staires- 1 year

Mary Valente- 3 years


April

Brian Bouthot- 9 years

Jennifer Carrier- 3 years

Faith Dhliwayo- 3 years

Sheila Farrell- 1 year

John Fitzgerald – 5 years

Brooke Gardner- 1 year

Karen Gunderson- 3 years

Patricia Hamilton- 7 years

Daniel Hanks- 1 year

Arthemon Kabwigiri- 1 year

Susan Kennedy- 9 years

Adam Lowe- 1 year

Abdirahman Mahmoud- 1 year

Winey Ogweta- 2 years

Zachary Pease- 3 years

Ronald Roberson- 1 year

Kelli Shaffer- 6 years

Marleigh Souza- 15 years

Ludmila Tutunaru – 8 years

Deon Wiggins- 1 year

January and February High Fives!

January:

Faith Dhliwayo for always having a smile on your face after working an eight hour overnight

Christine Magee for making yourself available at a moment's notice

David Branson for your ongoing and continued efforts to develop amazing IT systems for us.

Matt DuBois for an outstanding job Matt did on the desk divider he made for between Susan's and Sheryl's desk

Brian Bouthot for incredible final outcomes for January 2016-December 31, 2016

Alissa Dirrigl for always making sure folks got paid and that the job got done even during one of the most difficult times in your life

Brian Gillespie for always being willing to fill work shifts even at the detriment of your personal life

Andrew Shaffer for not only picking up extra shifts at Sawyer Street, but also helping us to winterize the downstairs staff and common areas

Ken Darby for being so dedicated to our Program which allowed the Arthur B Huot House to Pass the VAGPD Annual Inspection with no discrepancies

Brian Sites for your amazing efforts, tenacity, long hours and commitment to seeing this Chelsea tax issue through.

Ronald Roberson for always being so willing to help, especially in the past few months where we have had larger projects at Sawyer Street come up against projects that are time sensitive

Susan Kennedy for being willing to help with Country Villa even though you had lots of stuff on your plate.

Melissa Morrill for your amazing efforts, tenacity, long hours and commitment to seeing this Chelsea tax issue through

Kim Fogg for being a dependable, caring and supportive member of our team...it is not unnoticed that you have worked at Sawyer Street part time for seven years and without fail come in every Sunday with a positive, engaging attitude

Julie Staires for always being so willing to help, especially in the past few months where we have had larger projects at Sawyer Street come up against projects that are time sensitive.

Korey Staires for always being so willing to help, especially in the past few months where we have had larger projects at Sawyer Street

Paula LaCoute for doing an excellent job as an Assistant in IRT North!!


February:

Jo-Ann Staires for your wonderful help on December 8 when 30 students from Brunswick Action Team and Chorus came to Bayview to entertain residents with games and Christmas caroling and serving a full dinner.

William Boudreau for your extra efforts preparing the Beach Street House for the Real Estate Assessment Center (REAC) inspection

Carol Boudreau for your extra efforts preparing the Beach Street House for the Real Estate Assessment Center (REAC) inspection

Jeffry Dube for your extra efforts preparing the Beach Street House for the Real Estate Assessment Center (REAC) inspection

Joshua Parsons for your excellent work with cleaning the basement at Brackett Street before the REAC inspection this week.

Robert Herrick for being one of the TOP THREE residential counselors at Beach Street Residence to be recognized by peers and managers for your many contributions to the program

Carol Boudreau for being one of the TOP THREE residential counselors at Beach Street Residence to be recognized by peers and managers for your many contributions to the program

Patricia Hamilton for your excellent work with cleaning the basement at Brackett Street before the REAC inspection this week

Kathryn Cumback for being one of the TOP THREE residential counselors at Beach Street Residence to be recognized by peers and managers for your many contributions to the program

Phyllis Warchol for creating a data collection form for residents volunteer work, natural supports, and appointment tracking.

Robert Herrick for your extra efforts preparing the Beach Street House for the Real Estate Assessment Center (REAC) inspection

Kathryn Cumback for your extra efforts preparing the Beach Street House for the Real Estate Assessment Center (REAC) inspection

Carol Boudreau for promptly responding to an upcoming licensing need in our Beach Street program.

Gladys Gahimbare for the amazing work you did all coming together and making the clients feel safe and cared for when we loss heat in the building at 1am Saturday morning

Yonis Mahmoud for the amazing work you did all coming together and making the clients feel safe and cared for when we loss heat in the building at 1am Saturday morning

Michael Heiko for your positive attitude, and ability to brighten and enrich the residents lives on a daily basis.

Joel Hundley for the amazing work you did all coming together and making the clients feel safe and cared for when we loss heat in the building at 1am Saturday morning

Rachel Putnam for your extra efforts preparing the Beach Street House for the Real Estate Assessment Center (REAC) inspection

Leann Coll for your extra efforts preparing the Beach Street House for the Real Estate Assessment Center (REAC) inspection

Amber Morang for the amazing work you did all coming together and making the clients feel safe and cared for when we loss heat in the building at 1am Saturday morning

Christine Rogers for the amazing work you did all coming together and making the clients feel safe and cared for when we loss heat in the building at 1am Saturday morning

Arthemon Kabwigiri for the amazing work you did all coming together and making the clients feel safe and cared for when we loss heat in the building at 1am Saturday morning

Mark Okeny for your fine and professional response to the recent emergency situation at IRT-South

Darren Brown for your attendance, positive attitude, and professional conduct during a tour of MCRRC and audit of their Epititus Club class.

Gus Lyons for the long hours, extra work and payroll responsibilities you took on when Alissa lost her sister.

Lauren Danie-Briggs for the amazing support you have shown me as a new VOANNE Manager.

Steven McDermott for coming in for several hours late at night during a BLIZZARD and shoveling and letting staff go home early

Brian Bouthot for showing a high level of commitment to the VCH and ability to motivate the Veterans in making sure it passed the ANNUAL VAGPD Inspection...

Steven McDermott for stepping up and being the continued support a manager that Sawyer Street deserves

Don Cray for submitting your newly-signed Residential Counselor job descriptions to me before month-end.

Trisha Crockett for a great job overseeing IRT North in Maria's absence!!

Mica Manecchia for your initiative, hard work, and leadership.

Christine Magee Jerome, Staff and I want to thank you for spending the day in Belfast with us yesterday.

Darren Brown for your positive attitude and willingness to help out with errands!!!

Darren Brown for the excellent work you did with completing the 72 Hour Assessment and Initial Service plan with a new admission to Brackett Street on 02/07/2017.

Mark Okeny for being extremely supportive during our evacuation on Saturday 2/4/17.