Amherst Drug Court and Therapeutic Foundation

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Award Recepients

2014
COUNSELOR OF THE YEAR

KIM DROZDZ

E.C.M.C. NORTHERN ERIE CLINIC DIRECTOR

2014
COMMUNITY SUPPORTER OF THE YEAR

NORTHTOWN AUTOMOTIVE COMPANIES & CRAIG SCHREIBER

2014
LAW ENFORCEMENT PERSON OF THE YEAR

JOE ROTELLA

AMHERST POLICE DEPATRMENT, COURT OFFICER

2014
COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP PERSON OF THE YEAR

JOE CIFFA

PRESIDENT OF JRC PROMOTIONS

2013
Counselor Of The Year

Mary Armstrong

Member of the Amherst Drug Court Team
Representing Mid Erie Counseling Services

2013
Legal Profession Person Of The Year

Sunil Bakshi, Attorney

2013
Treatment Agency Of The Year

The Beacon Center

The Beacon Center Counseling Center has locations in Erie, Niagara and Herkimer Counties of New York State

2012
Counselor of the Year

Jodie Altman

Alcohol & Drug Dependency Services, Renaissance Campus, counselor, supervisor and Drug Court representative.

2012
Founder of Treatment Courts in Niagara Falls

Judge Mark Violante

Chief Judge of City of Niagara Falls City Courts

2012
For his expertise in founding the Amherst Drug Court & Treatment Foundation

Gary Gleba

Attorney & General Counsel for West Herr Automotive Group

2011
For Continuous Public Support

Kevin O'Connell

WGR Television Personality

2011
Community Supporter of the Year

Brian Schectman

Schectman Family

2011
For service as Amherst Treatment Courts Coordinator

Jim Cavanaugh

Amherst Town Court

2010
For her efforts in supporting the Amherst Drug Court & Treatment Foundation

Roseanne McCarthy

Amherst Youth Department

2010
Community Supporter of the Year

Amherst Police Club

Town of Amherst Police Department

2010
Legal Profession Supporter of the Year

Taheri & Todaro, PC

Attorneys Mike Taheri and Peter Todaro, of Taheri & Todaro PC

2010
Treatment Agency Employee of the Year

Dick Gallagher

Founder of Alchol & Drug Dependency Services

2010
Counselor of the Year

Eileen Logsdon

Counselor and Drug Court Representative, Sister's Hospital Star program.

2009
for his service as "Peer Mentor" to the Amherst Treatment Courts

O'Dell Hall

2009
Counselor of the Year

Eddie Havens

Eastern Niagara Hospital, Reflections Treatment Center

2009
Community Supporter of the Year

Honorable Mary Lou Rath

New York State Senator

2009
For her service as Erie County Assigned Counsel Program representative.

Melissa Reese-Broska

Attorney and Court Representative of the Erie County Assigned Counsel Program

2009
Founding Judge of Buffalo Treatment Courts

Judge Robert Russell

Buffalo City Courts, founder of the Buffalo Treatment Courts.

2008
Counselor of the Year

Judy Munzi

Jewish Family Services, Gambling Counselor

2008
Past President of the Amherst Drug Court & Treatment Foundation

Guy Marlette

Amherst Town Council Member

2008
Business Supporters of the Year

Mike Militello & Vincent Carriere

Sonoma Restraunt Owners

2008
Community Supporters of the Year

Jolly Boys of Williamsville

2008
For Her Service as Treatment Coordinator of the Amherst Drug Court

Maureen Wilk

White Deer Run Treatment Centers, Upstate New York Intake Coordinator

2007
Treatment Provider of the Year

Anne Constantino

President & CEO of Horizon Health Service

2007
Counselor of the year

Jim Mowbray

Counselor at Erie County Medical Center, Downtown Clinic

2007
Amherst Therapeutic Foundation Person of the Year

Jed O'Malley

Erie County Probation and former Horizon Health Service's Court Liaison

2006
Honoree

Judge Mark Farrell

Amherst Town Court, Founder of the Town of Amherst Treatment Courts

2006
Honoree

Ron Fuller

Court Officer, Amherst Police Department

2006
Honoree

Judge Geoffrey Klein

Amherst Town Court Justice

2006
Honoree

Jimmy Loughran

Amherst Town Court Administrator

2006
Honoree

Jeff Smith

N.Y.S. 8th Judicial Court District Treatment Courts Coordinator