Individual Recognition Award Kristie Marr, MSW; Gaston County Health Department Kristie Marr is a compassionate and caring social worker who gains the trust and confidence of her clients. She is at her best when working with vulnerable populations. With her warm interpersonal skills and knowledge of support services and programs, Marr has earned a reputation for being a capable and assertive patient advocate in the Gaston County Health Department. She also has built exceptionally strong relationships with her co-workers.
Public Health Staff Recognition Award Jodi Massey, Granville Vance District Health Department Jodi Massey, a social worker in the Care Coordination for Children Program at the Granville Vance District Health Department, goes above and beyond the call of duty to help children and families get healthcare in Vance and Granville counties. Massey's philosophy of working with others toward a common vision shows in her relationships with other public health staff and management. She completes home visits with ease in a challenging environment, and she serves as a role model for her colleagues in the Health Department and in other partner agencies.
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