Honors go to five for 2023 MOHR Direct Support Professionals Awards
The 2023 MOHR DSP Awards went to a select group of direct service professionals from around the state based on achievements, skills, characteristics - and how they are working to improve the lives of the people they support. The awards were given for professionals working in employment programs and life enrichment programs, with award winners representing commitment and accomplishments that exemplify the best of the profession.
Surrounding MOHR leaders Tim Schmutzer and Julie Johnson, from left are Cheryl Ray,
Trillium Works!; Ashton Pappas, Opportunity Partners; Lisa Hartman, PAI; Jill Belland,
Functional Industries and Michael Walker, PHASE-Industries. Details below.
Cheryl Ray - DSP Award, Employment - Greater Minnesota - Trillium Works! Job Coach
Ashton Pappas - DSP Award, Employment - Metro - Opportunity Partners Lead Employment Specialist
Lisa Hartman - DSP Award, Enrichment - Metro - PAI Lead Direct Support Professional
Jill Belland - DSP Award, Employment - Greater Minnesota - Functional Industries, Inc. Employment Specialist
Michael Walker - DSP Award, Enrichment - Greater Minnesota - PHASE-Industries DSP Lead