BY CHRIS PFITZER, DHHS OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS
Jan White, traumatic brain injury coordinator with the Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services was recently recognized with the 2013 Katie Cash Award by the National Association of State Head Injury Administrators (NASHIA).
The award recognizes the contributions of an individual or organization whose tireless efforts directly and significantly contribute to the association’s achievements and growth.
“Jan is an excellent choice for this award,” said Dave Richard, director of DMH/DD/SAS. “Her devotion to improving the lives of people with traumatic brain injuries is impressive. I congratulate her for this achievement.”
The Katie Cash Award is based upon a recipient’s accomplishments, ability to see opportunities, communicate possibilities, and foster innovative thinking. The award also acknowledges a person’s ability to lead others, work through difficulties and gain cooperation.