On the morning of October 27, 2023, employees gathered at Maniilaq Health Center for the 2023 Longevity Awards, hosted by our Human Resources department and emceed by President/CEO Tim Gilbert. Congratulations to all our awardees who have reached such significant milestones, and thank you for your dedication and service!
Here is a list of awardees, by length of service:
5-Year Awardees: Melissa Foster, Joelene Lane, Daisy Lambert, Lee Stalker, Marcus de la Cruz, Russell Hanshaw, Brent Ticket, Taylene Sampson, Courtney Hildreth, David Vensko, Marlene Centino, Freida Moon-Kimoktoak, Warren Compton, Linda Ticket, Camithia Norman, Robert A. Curtis, Catherine Jones, Esther Kaniki, Mary Willis, Alisa Gilbert, Susan Tessier, Margie Adams, Shaneeka Rude, Lucy Henry, Kristen Sheldon, Ashley Nies, Vera Atoruk, Mary Garfield, Lisa Kinsel
10-Year Awardees: Robert Hernandez, Christopher Madison, Steffanie Whitmore, Kevin Moto, Sunny Higbee, Jane Winzer, Gordon Strickland, Mary Sage, Bertha Commack, Allison Wasuli, Laura Mitchell-Evak, Jackie Hill
15-Year Awardees: Karen Schmit Office Manager – Optometry, Cushla Thompson Certified Nurse’s Aide – Utuqqanaat Inaat Long Term Care. Stanley Tomaszewski Recycling/Backhaul Coordinator – Office of Environmental Health
20-Year Awardees: Stephanie Woods Dental Health Aide Therapist – Dental Program, Ruth Zent Physician – Medical Staff, Dean Eisel Resident Assistant – HCB Waiver Program, Jessica Thomas Deputy Director – Workforce Development
30-Year Awardee: Rosie Barr CHA/P & Clinic Supervisor, service since 1993, Shungnak
35-Year Awardee: Wilma Goodwin Women’s Health Case Manager, service since 1988, Kotzebue