May Institute Honors Employees with Trustees’ Fund Awards


Randolph, Mass. — May Institute’s Board of Trustees has honored seven of the organization’s employees with the Trustees’ Fund Award. May Institute is a national nonprofit that provides behavioral healthcare, educational, and rehabilitative services to more than 25,000 individuals and their families each year.

Established in 1994, the Trustees’ Fund Award recognizes staff members who exemplify May Institute’s ideals of service and professionalism. The Fund was created through personal contributions from the Institute’s Board members, who recently honored each recipient with a plaque and a monetary gift.

The recipients of the Trustees’ Fund Award are:

  • Stephanie Barney of Quincy, educational team case manager at the May Center for Child Development in Randolph, Mass.
  • Pamela Beaver of North Providence, Rhode Island, vocational coordinator at the Corner Clubhouse in Attleboro, Mass.
  • Shirley Gan of Randolph, school secretary at the May Center for Education and Neurorehabilitation in Brockton, Mass.
  • Shawn Healey of Arlington, staff psychologist and school-based program supervisor at May Behavioral Health Services in Boston and West Roxbury, and at the May Counseling Center in Walpole, Mass.
  • Christine Irving of Arlington, office manager and human resources representative at the May Center for Child Development in Woburn, Mass.
  • Rich Kovacs of West Harwich, child development specialist at the May Center for Child Development in Chatham, Mass.
  • Brian Stavesky of Danielson, Conn., program coordinator at the May Center for Community Services – Soundview Group Home, in Manchester, Conn.

“The recipients of the Trustees’ Fund Award are among the organization’s finest role models,” said Walter P. Christian, Ph.D., ABPP, President and CEO of May Institute. “I salute their hard work and commitment to the Institute’s mission of providing the highest standard of service to those in our care.”

Over the past 50 years, May Institute has set a national standard for providing comprehensive, research-based services to individuals with autism and other developmental disabilities, brain injury, mental illness, and behavioral healthcare needs. The Institute is an active center of research and maintains affiliations with more than 40 universities, hospitals, and human service agencies worldwide.

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