Category: Providers of the Month

June Provider of the Month

Karla Pleiman

Congratulations to June’s Provider of the Month, Karla Pleiman. Karla has been an independent provider for a little over a year and a half.  She has been a wonderful support and advocate for Janelle. They have had a lot of fun together and Janelle has learned new skills with the help of Karla. When asked to… Read more »

May Provider of the Month

Jodi New

Congratulations to May’s Provider of the Month, Jodi New.  Jodi is wonderful to work with and makes sure all individuals’ wants and needs are being met. She’s a great advocate for the people she works with and helps them achieve their goals. She’s always willing and open to work through challenges and offer new ideas…. Read more »

April Provider of the Month

Derrick Hunt

April Provider of the Month is Derrick Hunt. Derrick has been working in the DD Field for the last 5 years and has been an independent provider for 1 1/2 years. Derrick says a good day at work for him is when he sees a client reach a milestone or goal that they have been… Read more »

March Provider of the Month

Chris Rodriguez

Congratulations to March’s Provider of the Month, Chris Rodriguez. Chris is very thoughtful, kind, and goes above and beyond to make sure his clients are happy and safe. When emergencies arise Chris doesn’t think twice about stepping in. Chris volunteers a lot of extra time to do things for the people he works with. The… Read more »

February Provider Of The Month

Duff Geier

Congratulations to February’s Provider of the Month, Duff Geier.  Duff has over 30 years of experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities. He is dependable, compassionate and wants the best for those he works with.  Duff is very calm in his approach and does not get rattled during situations that can be challenging.  He is willing… Read more »

January Provider of the Month

Hannah Starkey

Congratulations to January’s Provider of the Month Hannah Starkey.  Hannah has been an Independent Provider for 4.5 years. She spends a lot of time with her clients and always puts them first. Hannah always has a welcoming smile on her face and connects very well with her clients. Hannah is employed with Wilma Valentine Childcare where… Read more »

December Provider of the Month


Congratulations to December’s Provider of the Month Deborah Cottengain.  Deborah has worked in the DD field for 14 years and is very dedicated to the people she supports.  The hours that she works is often broken up starting in the early morning hours, to mid afternoon, and then again in the evenings.  Deborah is currently working… Read more »

November Provider of the Month


Congratulations to November’s Provider of the Month Betty Murphy.  Betty has been dedicated to her job and the people she supports for over 18 years and is great to work with.  She is always willing to assist people with getting their transportation set up so they are able to get to and from work.  She helps… Read more »

October Provider of the Month


Congratulations to October’s Provider of the Month Jeni Meyer.  Jeni has been a provider for six months and consistently demonstrates honesty, compassion, and professionalism. Jeni has the following to say about being a Direct Service Professional: “A good day at work to me would be when I can make sure the client is comfortable, and that… Read more »

September Provider of the Month

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Congratulations to September’s Provider of the Month Jana Bolton.  Jana is wonderful and always willing to help. She ensures individuals’ needs are always met. When asked to give an example of a good day at work, Jana responds “Everyday is a good day, I love the people I work with!” Jana began working in the social… Read more »