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Employee Recognition

The CP Rochester family of employees is made up of hundreds of dedicated and compassionate people, from all walks of life, who are committed to the mission to serve. It is a testament to the culture of our agency that so many employees stay for 10, 20, 30, and more years!

At various times during the year, staff are honored for many things: their years of service, and also for being a role model to other employees. Please take a moment to learn about the wonderful people who have been recently honored at events that celebrate their success at CP Rochester!


Winners: John Horvath Professional Service Award

Erin Greenfield, Rebecca Anderson, and Karissa West are our winners of the John Horvath Professional Service Award. John Horvath was involved with the Board of Directors from the 80's until his passing January of 2022. He was part of the Executive and Finance Committees holding various positions. John also served as the Al Sigl Board Delegate and on the Finance Committee for CP of NYS. He remains part of the CP Rochester Wall of Honor for his dedicated commitment to improving the lives of people with disabilities through effective Board Leadership. This award is presented annually to CP Rochester employees who in and through their work display the qualities and professionalism inherent in the agency Mission, Vision and Guiding Principles.


Finalists: John Horvath Professional Service Award

The following employees were nominated for the 2022 John Horvath Professional Service Award: Erin Greenfield, Elma Reid, Karissa West, Julie Dana, Julie Vellozzi, Emily Lower, and Rebecca Anderson

2022 Years of Service Awardees




                                       5 Years of Service

                                       Julie Vellozzi and Jeff Lower *not pictured* Jillian Brown

                                       Dianne CLar, Christina James-McClary, and Billie Tyler


                                       10 Years of Service

                                       Sheila Goodman, Debra Hanna, and Julie Marquardt



                                       15 Years of Service

                                       Anne Mummery 

                                       *not pictured* Lakiescha Hill and Solestine Young               



                                       20 Years of Service

                                       Darlene Atkins and Melissa Nesmith 


                                       25 Years of Service

                                      *Not pictured* Suzanne Davis


                                       35 Years of Service

                                       Tina Bennett, Cheryl Garlock, Jan Riccione 



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