The National Network for Social Work Managers Honors VOICES Founding Director
VOICES Founding Director, Mary Fetchet was presented a Special Recognition Award for Outstanding Leadership in Extraordinary Circumstances by the National Network for Social Work Managers. The two day conference, held at Fordham University was hosted by the 21st Annual Management Institute brings together social workers and managers from the full range of human service organizations. Ms. Fetchet was nominated by Dean Richard Edwards, from the Social Work School of Rutgers University. The Network is dedicated to developing leadership, management skills, and mutually supportive relationships that advance organizational effectiveness.
Ms. Fetchet remarked, "It was an honor to receive an award from such a distinguished group of colleagues, however VOICES accomplishments over the years are a result of the collective efforts of our dedicated staff and committed volunteers. In April alone, our staff met with families in Boston, Connecticut, New Jersey, New York and Washington, D.C. They are truly incredible individuals and I am grateful for their ongoing commitment! The acknowledgment of our work by the social work community reinforces for each of us the importance of our ongoing commitment to the 9/11 community." More.