Congratulations to the 2018 James R. Ryan Achievement Award finalists!
Click on each candidate’s name to read their nomination remarks.
Stephanie Adrihan – Birth to Three Service Coordinator and Teacher, Walworth County Department of Health and Human Services
Sarah Greene – Birth to Three Service Coordinator, Walworth County Department of Health and Human Services
Janna Hack – Peaceful Beginnings, LLC
Romilia Schlueter – Bilingual Quality Improvement Specialist, Supporting Families Together Association (SFTA)
Staci Sontoski – Home Visiting Program Manager, UW Milwaukee Child Welfare Partnership (MCWP)
The James R. Ryan Achievement Award is given by the Wisconsin Alliance for Infant Mental Health (WI-AIMH) to an individual who has made a significant contribution to the social-emotional development of infants, young children and their families within a Wisconsin community, thus demonstrating a commitment to the mission and vision of WI-AIMH:
Vision: We aim for all Wisconsin infants and young children to reach their fullest potential through nurturing and consistent relationships within the context of family, community, and culture.
Mission: WI-AIMH strives to promote infant mental health through building awareness, promoting professional capacity, fostering partnerships and supporting policies in the best interest of infants, young children and their families.
The winner of the James R. Ryan Achievement Award will be selected by vote. WI-AIMH Members will be emailed a private link where they can vote for the candidate of their choice (keep an eye on your email for the link!). Interested members will be able to vote until Friday, February 23, 2018. Each member may cast one vote.
Congratulations to all of the finalists!
Thank you to everyone who nominated these outstanding individuals – and thank you to all those professionals who work tirelessly to support Wisconsin’s infants, young children, and their families!