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Jean Calyer cited for dedication, versatility

POUGHKEEPSIE – Jean Calyer, an executive assistant and development associate, has been named 2012 Employee of the Year at Family Services, Inc., CEO Brian Doyle announced.

Calyer was cited for her work in fundraising, including the annual Family of the Year event, and for her support of the work of the board of directors and the agency’s administration throughout the year.

Whitney Bonura, chair of the agency’s Employee Recognition Committee, said Calyer was selected because despite having to cope with some serious family issues, “Jean was absolutely dedicated to ensuring the agency fundraiser was a success.”

Doyle noted Calyer had been selected by a vote of her peers and said she said was “well deserving” of the award.

“I can gladly attest to the many ways in which Jean provides invaluable support to me, the board of directors, its various committees, the agency’s challenging development efforts as well as others who seek her assistance,” he said.