Londonderry, NH, Resident Receives May Institute's Prestigious Trustees' Fund Award


Randolph, Mass. – May Institute announces that Heather Giurlando, Regional Coordinator of Home-Based Services, has received May Institute’s Trustees’ Fund Award, which recognizes outstanding employee performance by a member of its staff. Nominations are made by peers and supervisors. Recipients of the 2012 awards were recently honored at an awards ceremony held at May Institute’s corporate office in Randolph, Mass.

[Read Heather's nomination here.]

May Institute is a national nonprofit organization that provides educational, rehabilitative, and behavioral healthcare services to individuals with autism spectrum disorders and other developmental disabilities, brain injury, mental illness, and behavioral health needs. The Institute employs more than 2,000 staff across the country.

May Institute’s Board of Trustees created the Trustees’ Fund Award – the highest honor given to an employee by the organization – in 1993 to recognize the exceptional contributions of staff members who epitomize the organization’s ideals of service and professionalism.

“Heather is one of our most creative and dynamic staff members,” said Lauren C. Solotar, Ph.D., ABPP, President and CEO of May Institute. “She has not only consistently demonstrated outstanding leadership and team-building skills, but has an impressive track record of providing enriching, motivating activities for the children in her care.”

Over the years, Giurlando has been involved in numerous research projects and symposia. She began her career at May Institute in 2002 as a member of the direct care staff. She is a resident of Londonderry, New Hampshire.

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