Mains’l Crew Honored with Annual Awards

Each year, Mains'l honors members of our Minnesota and California crews for exceptional work, strong leadership and compassionate service. Below are a list of recipients of our 2018 awards — congratulations to all, and thank you for your dedication to our mission and vision.

 

Minnesota Award Winners

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OUR ADMIRAL’S AWARD WINNERS: The entire Douglas Team. Their award was given to the team for focusing on “figuring it out.” They found ways to engage people in meaningful activities and relationships. They connected people to one another and to their communities. They are experts at listening and responding to what it is that makes life worth living for the people they serve and colleagues alike.

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OUR TO THE MAX AWARD WINNER: DeMario Butler. His award was given for the great customer service with the people he supports. He is an employee who is committed to building and nurturing strong relationships with all our internal and external customers and stakeholders.

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OUR COMMITMENT TO EXCELLENCE AWARD WINNERS: Angela Johnson and Darci Haneca. Their award was given for exhibiting commitment to an agency wide software implementation. They inspired their colleagues, supported those who require assistance, and their character was without fault. They offered the very best of themselves in, so that all people they touched would experience success.

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OUR LIGHTHOUSE LEADERSHIP AWARD WINNER: Mary Guzek. Mary was recognized as a principle person-centered leader. She demonstrates integrity at all times, in everything she does. She influence, motivates and inspires others. Mary has a positive spirit, strong people skills, and the ability to solve problems. She is self-disciplined and flexible. She sees the big picture and has the ability to see what has to be done next. Mary is always willing to take responsibility. She is committed to excellence and has a constant and unwavering commitment to the Mains’l mission, vision and values and to the people we support.

California Award Winners

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OUR ADMIRAL'S ACHIEVEMENT WINNER:  Conan Duch. Conan’s award was given for focusing on “figuring it out.”  He finds ways to engage people in meaningful activities and relationships. He researches and is innovative when it comes to new ways to connect people to their passion, one another, and to their communities. Conan is an expert at asking questions, listening and responding to what it is that makes life worth living for the people they serve and colleagues alike.

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OUR TO THE MAX AWARD WINNER: Astra Clumpus. Astra’s award was given for the great customer service and dedication to her team and the people she supports. She is an employee who is committed to building and nurturing strong relationships with all our internal and external customers and stakeholders.  She is prompt, reliable, and industrious. Astra shows great attention to detail and follows and upholds the values of Mains’l.  She leads by example in all facets of her work.

 

 

 

 

OUR COMMITTMENT TO EXCELLENCE WINNERS: The West Lindo team. The West Lindo Team award was given for their commitment to the team and the people they support.  They provide love and support to the people they support because they care and know that all people have meaning and purpose. They inspire their colleagues and the people they support by offering the very best of them themselves, so that all people they touched would experience success. The west Lindo team, pictured left to right, includes: Amy Leask, Kristonda Pryor, Roslyn Manera, Mayle Moua and Bobbi Baus.

 

 

 

OUR LIGHTHOUSE LEADERSHIP WINNER: Natalie Valencia. Natalie was recognizes as a “above and beyond” leader. She demonstrates integrity at all times, in everything she does. She inspires and motivates everyone she comes in contact with. Her commitment and passion influences, motivates, and inspires others. Natalie is an outstanding representative of the Mains’l core values and is committed to excellence.  She has a constant and unwavering commitment to the Mains’l mission, vision and values and to the people we support.