presented with the 2006 Outstanding Award at Staff Development Training Institute
in Lake PlacidBarb has been the Staff Developer for Ontario County since 1987.She
has provided invaluable service in all four areas of the Margaret Ives Outstanding Service Award.Barb
has set a positive example for her
peers, colleagues and partners in her
district and across the state.Partnerships: Barb has worked on a variety of workgroups and planning committees.She
has collaborated with state Departments, local agencies and stakeholders within her
organization to provide for the needs of her
agency.In addition, she
has advocated for and assisted in the development of training programs for local district and staff development personnel. Leadership: Barb has held leadership positions within the Staff Development Association (Vice President, President).
Both as a member and officer of the Association, Barb
has demonstrated leadership on a variety of issues throughout the years.She
has followed through on projects (mission by-laws, communication with NYPWA, commitment to professional development of SDC's).As president, Barb has assisted in increasing membership of the Association.
In addition, she
has followed through with advocating and assisting the various committees established by the Association (Recognition, Election, Nomination, Website, and NYPWA).
has been involved in a wide variety of statewide projects that have enabled her
to share her
has participated on panel presentations for new SDC's.Provided training/orientation for new SDC's.Through her
participation on Advisory, Monitoring Committee
, Staff Development Training Workgroup, Welfare Reform Workgroup, RFP/Contract Review Team, Supervisory Training Workgroup, etc., Barb
has had the opportunity to contribute to many aspects of Staff Development.
Volunteerism: As previously stated, Barb's commitment to her
agency and colleagues across the state is evidenced by her
involvement in a wide array of activities.In addition, Barb
has been an active participant in Regional Meetings for SDC's and the Social Work Consortium.