The entire staff from the May Center residential and teaching community in Randolph, Mass., recently had the opportunity to recognize their peers’ significant contributions to May Institute. At a recognition luncheon, David Murphy, M.Ed., the school’s Executive Director, explained that “the occasion was meant to take a moment to honor those on the staff whose years of service have left an indelible imprint on the entire program.”
Other speakers included Walter P. Christian, Ph.D., ABBP, ABPP, the Institute’s President and CEO, and Ralph Sperry, Ph.D., ABPP, Chief Operating Officer. Both personally congratulated and awarded Certificates of Appreciation to 49 staff in recognition of their years of service. “Every day, lives are being changed because of you,” said Dr. Christian. “There isn’t a day that goes by that I don’t recognize that at the very heart of May are those of you who have dedicated so much, for so many years, to the families we serve. I am deeply grateful for the commitment, compassion, and professionalism that you have brought to May throughout these many years.”
Those honored included: Dale Nasman, Direct Care II, for 22 years of service; Deirdre MacInnis, Program Support Coordinator, for 18 years of service; Kathleen Buckley, Nurse, and Ann Marie Flaherty, Clerical staff, for 17 years of service.