2017 NYSHFA Volunteer of the Year Award Winners

Rick Patterson

On behalf of NYSHFA’s Membership Marketing and Public Relations Committee, we are pleased to announce the following winners of the 2017 Volunteer of the Year program. These volunteers will receive their well-deserved recognition at the Association’s Awards Program at the Annual Convention, which will be held at the Turning Stone Resort & Casino in Verona, NY on Tuesday, June 27, 2017.

Carlos Berroa

The Pines at Poughkeepsie Center
Poughkeepsie, NY
District 04

Senior Adult
Richard Packer

Hornell Gardens
Hornell, NY
District 09

Linda Reich and the 3rd Grade CET Elementary School Students

Sky View Rehabilitation & Health Care
Croton-on-Hudson, NY
District 03

Spiritual Guidance
International Mission for the Disabled

Union Plaza Nursing Home Inc.
Flushing, NY
District 12

The Committee recognizes volunteer district winners as well.  These district winners will receive award plaques recognizing them for their volunteer efforts.  Attached is a list of the winners from all the districts who participated in the nomination process. (Note:  Not all districts had facilities who submitted nominations.)  We wish to thank the membership for your support of these annual awards and encourage you to extend your congratulations to the winners.


NYSHFA Contacts
Rick Patterson
Sr. Director, Business Development
518-462-4800 ext. 19

Joanne O'Connor
Communications & Business Development Coordinator
518-462-4800 ext. 23