Leading By Example

NTF is introducing a new employee recognition program to celebrate outstanding staff work. “Leading by Example” will consist of two components:

  1. Quarterly recognition for individuals who: perform above and beyond their job description; promote positive morale; put forth effort to improve self as well as develop and recognize others; exhibit initiative and creativity; and, promote NTF’s mission and brand.
  2. Length of service recognition in five-year intervals.

To kick off the program, quarterly recognition nominations will start this month.  There are no forms to fill out, just a descriptive email to Reggie Williams, VP of Human Resources.  For further information, please refer to Reggie Williams’s Thursday, March 2, 2017 email. All nominations must be submitted by close of business March 24.

An Employee Recognition Committee with representatives from across the agency will review all nominations and select each quarter’s award recipient.  Volunteers are needed; if interested, please contact Mr. Williams.

NTF Video Updated

Neighbor To Family’s “Who We Are” video has been updated to incorporate the FIRST program and highlight our new President/CEO.  The video is available on the public website, and can be viewed here.  DVDs will soon be available and will be distributed to each program site.

Welcome to NTF’s New Hires!

Month Name Position Program Office Hire Date
December
Melissa Williams Family Advocate II Wildwood 12/1/16
Stephanie Moore Case Manager Jax 12/6/16
Mia Hill Administrative Assistant II Jax 12/8/16
Jana Walker Family Care Manager Jax 12/8/17
January
Nicole Camilleri Family Advocate Bartow 1/3/17
Elizabeth Lopez Clinical Engagement Specialist Jax 1/3/17
Elizabeth McCalley Administrative Assistant II Jax 1/3/17
Sandra Yepes FIRST Supervisor Bartow 1/17/17
Kendrad Shealy Clinical Engagement Specialist Jax 1/31/17

Georgia Office Relocation

NTF employees previously based at 1900 Century Place in Atlanta have relocated to:

2075 West Park Place Blvd. – Suite E-F
Stone Mountain, GA 30087

(Phone number and extensions remain the same)

Celebrating the move are, from left, Gabrielle Rodney,  Shankina Okakpu,  Kiante Sims, Cathy Wilson,  Jamila Hankins, LaToya Samuel,  Rekeita Pearson, Michael Anderson, Brandalyn Tolbert.

Submitted by LaToya Samuel

 

Deloris Johnson Recognized at Annual Meeting

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Board Chair Ackneil M. Muldrow II (at right) and CEO Tony Everett present Deloris Johnson with a plaque honoring her “…support, guidance, and friendship”.  The presentation took place at NTF’s Annual Meeting on Saturday, January 21st.  Mrs. Johnson is the widow of NTF founder Gordon Johnson and was instrumental in the early growth of our organization.

NTF-Georgia’s Annual Christmas Party

2016 NTF Children's Holiday Party

2016 NTF Children’s Holiday Party

On December 11, 2016 Neighbor To Family Georgia hosted our 12th annual Children’s Holiday Party. Our guests were treated to bowling, bumper cars, arcade games, face painters, balloon twisters,family photos, and many more activities. Every child received a holiday stocking,and had the chance to win exciting prizes.

Our community partners, Stars and Strikes, helped make this amazing party a reality, and even donated a Target gift card to every child who attended.

The children’s smiles and excitement were a great way to kick of the holidays!

Submitted by Jody Howard

Ryan Cameron Foundation Brightens the Season for NTF Families

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On Sunday, December 4th The Ryan Cameron Foundation (RCF) and Porsche Cars North America assisted in spreading holiday cheer to 7 NTF–Georgia families. The families enjoyed live music, activities, performances, and a delicious holiday meal. Santa made a special appearance to help give out  a lot of gifts as well.  Thank you to Ryan Cameron for being a such great supporter of sibling foster care!

 Enjoying the event are, from left: RCF Founder Ryan Cameron;  Asst. to the VP for GA & MD LaToya Samuel; President & CEO Tony Everett; and, VP of GA & MD Programs Jamila Hankins.