Eight MDHHS employees were recently recognized for their exemplary work during a special employee recognition event hosted by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and ACMH was thrilled to see that Kim Batsche-McKenzie, Director of the Division of Mental Health Services to Children and Families, Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities Administration. was among those honored for her outstanding work with children and families!
The event, which was held at the Governor’s official residence in Lansing, was a chance for these employees to connect with Governor Whitmer and be recognized for their service. Director Robert Gordon joined them for the event.
Each employee was nominated for the honor by the leadership of their respective administrations. The employees are:
Jennifer Allen, senior regulation agent, Livingston County MDHHS office, Office of Inspector General.
Kim Batsche-McKenzie, director of the Division of Mental Health Services to Children and Families, Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities Administration.
Jeffrey Cook, district manager of the Union Street Office in Genesee County, Economic Stability Administration.
Joe Coyle, section manager for Viral Hepatitis, HAI, TB and Body Art, Public Health Administration.
Weylin Douglas, department specialist, Home and Community Based Services Section, Medical Services Administration.
Patrice Gillette, departmental analyst, Bureau of Budget, Financial Operations Administration.
Mona Guyton, Children’s Protective Services supervisor, Kent County.
Amy Hundley, deputy director of the Economic Stability Administration.
Pictured above are (from left to right): Amy Hundley, Patricia Gillette, Weylin Douglas, Jeffrey Cook, Governor Whitmer, Jennifer Allen, Director Gordon, Joe Coyle and Kim Batsche-McKenzie. Not pictured is Mona Guyton.