Tuesday, April 9 2013

We have established the Harrold McDermott Professional Development Award to honor his memory and recognize the leadership he valued and demonstrated.     harrold mcdermott pic

The McDermott Award will recognize full-time DOM staff who have demonstrated exceptional performance and possess the attributes for with Harrold is remembered, including integrity, tenacity, collaboration, and a commitment to developing personal excellence.  The McDermott Award will support DOM staff members who seek to develop themselves professionally by attending trainings, meetings, or conferences and/or pursuing professional credentials.

You can join me in contributing to the Endowed Award Fund online, or by check or payroll deduction.   You can print a gift/pledge form or Payroll Deduction form and return completed forms to Meredith Husnik, Development Coordinator, BDB 420G (outside Dr. Landefeld’s office).  

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