2021 MassHire Awards Finalists Announced

Congratulations to the MWA Members who are this year’s MassHire Awards Finalists! Award winners will be announced on July 22nd. Stay tuned for more information about how to attend the virtual ceremony!


  • MassHire Central Region Career Centers Disabled Veterans Outreach Program, William “Bill” Ryan
  • MassHire Downtown Boston Career Center Employer Engagement Team: Susan Buckey, Maricela Menaker and Jacob Landis, Downtown Boston Career Center; MJ Ryan, Boston Healthcare Career Consortium Workforce Development & Economic Opportunity, Mass General Brigham; Colleen Moran, Workforce Integration, Mass General Brigham
  • MassHire Holyoke Career Center Westfield Education to Business Alliance (WE2BA): Yunas (Jonah) Badiab, Holyoke Career Center; Idalis Salgado, Holyoke Career Center; Gladys Lebron-Martinez, Holyoke Career Center; Stefan Czaporowski, Westfield Public Schools; Charles Jendryzik, Westfield Public Schools; Susan Dargie, Westfield Public Schools




  • MassHire Bristol Career Center Inventing IT Solution Advancements: Kevin Lisi, IT Coordinator; Joann Rego, Lab Coordinator; Barbara Irla, Lab Instructor
  • MassHire Franklin Hampshire Career Center Advancement of Services to Customer Needs: Sophie Martin, Office Manager; Rose Fanning, Receptionist; Bonnie Ellis, Employment Counselor; Sylvia Michaels, Employment Counselor
  • MassHire Lowell Career Center Advancement of Services for Disadvantaged Customers:
    Janet O’Brien, Senior Career Advisor/Supervisor; Kathy Dupont, Career Advisor

Living MassHire

  • MassHire Franklin Hampshire Career Center Employment, Training Guidance and Support: Dan Rhayne, Career Center Counselor
  • MassHire Hampden County Workforce Board National Dislocated Worker Grant for COVID-19 Humanitarian Food Security: Steve Trueman, VP of Workforce Development; Melissa Scibelli, Director of Workforce Development Programs; Tina Efantis, Contracts Facilitator and Manager; Tiffany Munford, Manager of Program Oversite and Compliance; Joanne Lyons, Executive Assistant for Administrative Operations; Amanda Mantilla, Program Data Specialist
  • MassHire Merrimack Valley Career Center Manufacturing and Professional Services during COVID-19: Eric Nelson, Business Service Representative

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