LIVINGSTON COUNTY – The Livingston County Board of Supervisors recognized some of its longest-serving employees at their meeting on Wednesday.
A total of 23 employees received afghans depicting Livingston County for 10 years of service, and 10 employees received ceramic bowls for 25 years of service.
“This is actually my favorite meeting, not because [Chairman Eric Gott an I] get to dress alike nor because there’s a lot of great food waiting for us either, though that is of course a plus,” said County Administrator Ian Coyle. “County government is unique in New York State in terms of the diversity, scope and true life-cycle nature of the departments. We are with you and serving you cradle to grave, and there are 530 years of service on the list of those being recognized.”
Awardees for 10 years of service were:
Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation – Barbara Benedict, Judy A. Coogan, Laurie Cosamano, Nicole Eldridge, Carrie Gallagher, Sonya M. Roberts, Jacqueline Smith, Wanda Stamp, Jennipher Vickers and Dawn Yencer.
Department of Health – Sharon Dingeldine.
Department of Social Services – Jacqueline Canute, Linda Gleason, Amber Hainey, ReAnna King, Nicole Marsland, Johanna T. Powers, and Laura Wall.
Information and Technology Services – Harold D. Wolcott II.
Sheriff’s Office – Kevin S. Barrett, James W. Merrick, Jeremy E. Slocum, Brian R. Wood.
Awardees for 25 years of service were:
Central Services – Tammi Minnehan.
Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation – Cynthia Pender-Canarvis, Wendy K. Detmer, and Lisa M. Reynolds.
Department of Health – Cynthia Sheflin.
Department of Social Services – Barbara Dutton and Elaine Harcleroad.
Information and Technology Services – Elaine Van Son.
Public Works – Catherine M. Van Horne.
Sheriff’s Office – William Cartwright.
“This is one of my favorite meetings also, this is my 15th so it’s been a great honor for me to be part of these recognitions,” said Deputy Supervisor David LeFeber. “Whenever I or my fellow supervisors need help serving our constituents, you’re always there to help out. This is truly a great county that we have and a lot of it is the great work that you do and the caring that you have.”