We are pleased to announce the winner of the 2022 Spurwink Board of Director’s Team Recognition Award! The Brook Street Child Residential Team was chosen as the outstanding team this year, worthy of this recognition. While a number of superb teams were nominated by their peers, the Brook Street Child Residential Team stood out this year in particular.
To be nominated, a team has demonstrated exceptional performance over the last year in one or more of the following dimensions:
- Innovative service and/or outcome;
- Outstanding teamwork and collaboration;
- Value added service;
- Exemplary leadership, e.g., endurance, tenacity, visionary;
- Created a positive, observable difference; and/or
- Enhanced strategic and operational objectives.
The Brook Street Child Residential team provides critical care, support and treatment to children with severe intellectual disabilities and autism.
Team members are: Farhiya Abdi, Lilian Achayo, Sirad Aden, Nimo Ahmed, Stephen Alex, Monday Logugune, Stephen Angelo, Aviti Bagabo, Caroline Bailey, Erika Bernadini, Joice Bongomin, Amelia Buanga, Clautel Buba, Patrice Cousineau, Asad Dahia, Winey Ogweta, Baylee Davis, Peter Donato, Kim Foster, Aimee Gahimbare, Adam Gebreal, Charmarkeh Guelleh, Bahga Buelleh, Faustin Hakizimana, Dan Hibbs, Dwight Holmquist, Safia Idiriss, Christian Irutingabo, Antoine Marius Isingizwe Hirwa, Hawa Jelle, MaryHelen Jensen, Jean Kai, Diane Kaneza, Mediatrice Kankindi, Bhan Karam, Zakeya Khamis, Fredrico Kibende, Melchisedec Mikobi, Mysette Misenga, Ghislain Muhabwa Mutalenu, Juste Muhizi, Didier Ngabo, Donald Nicolas, Alphonse Ntibandetse, Alice Kabore, Ifechukwudi Nwajei, Emmanuel Omal, Melian Panorama, Jordi Rubamba, Djuma Rubangisa, Steve Rugema, Lois Salls, Bartly Santos, Diane Sinarinzi, Sue Smith, Dayann Tiafisguel, Fauma Ukash, Iuliia Vigand, Julia Wakait, Emelda Wani, Kysha Woodye, Alex Comeau, Lisa Jade and Kevin Schaefer (nominators Patrice Cousineau & Dwight Holmquist).
This team represents the best of Spurwink. They meet youth needs and provide a caring, accepting and understanding environment highlighted by a desire to be professional no matter how difficult the situation. They have a strong work ethic and high standards for the care they provide. The leadership team is always there to teach, assist, collaborate and listen. The group is united to make this program something to be proud of.
Thanks again to the Brook Street Team, for all you do to live out the values of Spurwink and our CARE principles. It matters deeply to the children families that you serve.