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September 14, 2017

NYC, Long Island Include 16 Joslin Outstanding Performers

Category: General — NYSID @ 12:32 pm

Sixteen greater New York City and Long Island residents with disabilities are among 58 statewide Joslin Outstanding Performers recognized through NYSID’s annual people-centered awards program.

NYSID’s Joslin Awards celebrate exceptional job performance and personal growth by New Yorkers with disabilities working on NYSID Preferred Source contracts.

The Joslin Outstanding Performers for 2017 from New York City and Long Island are:

Anthony Colletti, Maryhaven Center of Hope (Port Jefferson Station), production/assembly

John Dollard, SullivanArc/Sullivan Industries (Monticello), custodial

Wilson Espinoza, The Corporate Source (New York City), custodial

Joseph Forte, AHRC Nassau (Freeport), custodial

Francisco Guzman, Lifespire, Inc. (Manhattan), assembly/packaging

David Jackson, AHRC New York City (New York City), custodial

Evan Kuhlmey, Spectrum Designs Foundation (Port Washington), screen printing

Jorge Laseria, Jawonio (New City), laundry cart washing

Joan Lawrence, Goodwill Industries of Greater NY & Northern NJ/GoodTemps (Astoria), executive assistant

Richard Muller, Abilities, Inc. (Albertson), document imaging

Rodney Randolph, The Rehabilitation Institute/TRI Business & Career Center (Westbury), porter

Placido Samper, Access: Supports for Living (Middletown), custodial

Christopher San Paolo, American Maintenance (Babylon), custodial/maintenance

Joseph Scott, WellLife Network (Flushing), custodial

D’Asia Tolliver, The Arc of Dutchess (Poughkeepsie), custodial

Michael Williams, Fedcap (New York City), custodial

Among our other award recipients:

NYS Assemblymember Aileen Gunther (D,I,WF-Forestburgh) has been selected as a 2017 Legislative Preferred Source Champion Award co-recipient for her willingness to advocate for individuals with disabilities in her community.

Spectrum Designs Foundation in Nassau County has been named a co-recipient of the Member Agency of the Year award. Rockland County has been named Local Customer of the Year.

John Humphrey, a custodian with The Arc of Onondaga in Syracuse, and Richard Warner, a production/assembly worker with Allegany Arc in Wellsville, have been named 2017 William B. Joslin Outstanding Performance Award co-recipients.

The 2017 William B. Joslin Outstanding Performance Award co-recipients will be honored during NYSID’s Annual Meeting on Tuesday, September 26 at 5 p.m. at The Saratoga Hilton.

In its 14th year, NYSID has recognized more than 700 Outstanding Performers, and awarded 17 of those individuals with the final William B. Joslin Outstanding Performance Award. All Outstanding Performers receive a certificate of achievement and cash award, and are featured in an annual yearbook.

We look forward to seeing you on September 26. Register here, or watch videos of previous Joslin Award recipients.


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