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Know Your Co-Worker: Heather Watson

Name: Heather Watson

Job Title: Clinical Services Representative

Department/Program Name: Public Health/WIC and Clinic

Years worked at LFCHD: 1 year

What is your favorite thing about working at LFCHD? My amazing co-workers!

What was your previous job (if different from current position)? Caseworker for Food Stamps and Medicaid.

What is your favorite movie, type of music/musician or book? My favorite book is Wild (NOT the movie).

What is your favorite color? Green

What is your favorite food/place to eat? Thanks to Doraine, I love Windy Corner!!! If you have not tried it, you need to!

What do you like to do for fun? LOVE hiking and being outdoors (especially when it is nice and warm).

What type of pets do you have? I have two hairless dogs, Maja and Einstein (you can ask me later why those names). They are hairless Chinese Crested.

What word(s) describe you best? Loving, respectful, and a great listener.

What is your greatest accomplishment? Marrying my wonderful husband!

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Know Your Co-Worker: Lynnsey McGarrh

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Name: Lynnsey McGarrh

Job Title: DIOS

Department/Program Name: Communicable Disease/Targeted Prevention

Years worked at LFCHD: 1.5 years

What is your favorite thing about working at LFCHD? The pension, the people, and feeling like at the end of the day I’ve done something to help people and make the world just a little bit better.

What was your previous job (if different from current position)? HIV Education Specialist

What is your favorite movie, type of music/musician or book?: The Beatles, Grateful Dead, blues rock, classic rock, and the occasional Justin Bieber song.

What is your favorite color? Blue or purple

What is your favorite food/place to eat? Indian, Mediterranean, Mexican, Ethiopian, Brazilian, Thai, and anything not American.

What do you like to do for fun? I love to hang out with my future wife, Brittany. More than anything though, I’m always in search of new, authentic experiences. With that in mind, traveling to new places is my favorite thing in the entire world!

What type of pets do you have? Jack Russell Terrier named Zoey who is the absolute love of my life.

What word(s) describe you best? Silly, genius, and awesome.

What is your greatest accomplishment? The Peace Corps

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Know Your Co-Worker: Elayne Hollinger

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Name: Elayne Hollinger

Job Title: Sr. Health Educator

Department/Program Name: CHEE/Postponing Sexual Involvement

Years worked at LFCHD: 20 years

What is your favorite thing about working at LFCHD? My job…Working with kids.

What is your favorite movie, type of music/musician or book? “To Kill A Mockingbird” and I enjoy most types of music as long as I can rock to it.

What is your favorite color? Anything in the purple/fuchsia colors.

What is your favorite food/place to eat? Healthy, tasty, and clean food. I will eat anywhere as long as the food is healthy, clean, and tasty!

What do you like to do for fun? I enjoy traveling the world and meeting all kinds of people.

What type of pets do you have? My past pet was my beloved cat for 19 years.

What word(s) describe you best? Silly, zany, fun, caring, compassionate, serious, unpretentious, bold, beautiful, respectful, and will call it how I see it.

What is your greatest accomplishment? The longevity of being in one program for 20 years and loving it! Working with kids of all ages, races, creeds, and colors. How great is this?

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Know Your Co-Worker: Mary Beth Cornett-Gilles

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Name: Mary Beth Cornett-Gilles

Job Title: Nutrition Specialst

Department/Program Name: WIC

Years worked at LFCHD: 10 months

What is your favorite thing about working at LFCHD? My co-workers

What was your previous job (if different from current position)? Manager at Logan’s Roadhouse

What is your favorite movie, type of music/musician or book? Fear or anything else with Marky Mark.

What is your favorite color? Blue

What is your favorite food/place to eat? Harry’s-crab rangoon roll

What do you like to do for fun? Hanging out with family and friends in any setting.

What type of pets do you have? A 140lb dog named Blue.

What word(s) describe you best? Spunky

What is your greatest accomplishment? Being the first and only in person in my family to complete my Bachelors Degree.

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Know Your Co-Worker: Doraine Bailey

Name: Doraine Bailey

Job Title: Breastfeeding Coordinator

Department/Program Name: Public Health Clinic/WIC/Breastfeeding

Years worked at LFCHD: 30 with a desk and a phone; 27 as a real employee

What is your favorite thing about working at LFCHD? Something is always new!

What was your previous job (if different from current position)? Outside of LFCHD: Archeologist for National Park Service

What is your favorite color? Purple

What is your favorite food/place to eat? Indian cuisine; Masala Restaurant (Beaumont)

What do you like to do for fun? Yoga, knitting, cooking, and gardening.

What type of pets do you have? A cat and a dog.

What word(s) describe you best? Energetic and curious

What is your greatest accomplishment? Mother to a beautiful, debt-free 22 year old college graduate.

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Know Your Co-Worker: Michael Anne Burgess

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Name: Michael Anne Burgess

Job Title: Disease Intervention Specialist

Department/Program Name: Communicable Disease

Years worked at LFCHD: Four months

What is your favorite thing about working at LFCHD? My coworkers!

What was your previous job (if different from current position)? Foster Care Specialist

What is your favorite movie, type of music/musician or book? I love the author Dean Koontz and I love all sorts of music.

What is your favorite color? Green or blue

What is your favorite food/place to eat? Hacienda’s and Brasabana’s

What do you like to do for fun? Spend time with my loved ones and lifting weights with my fiance.

What type of pets do you have? I have two cats.

What word(s) describe you best? Tender, compassionate, and forgiving.

What is your greatest accomplishment? I received my BASW while working and being a mother to three children.

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Know Your Co-Worker: Dan Satterfield

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Name: Dan Satterfield

Job Title: Emergency Preparedness Coordinator

Department/Program Name: Environmental Health

Years worked at LFCHD: 1 year 9 months

What is your favorite thing about working at LFCHD? The people and the opportunity to provide a service to the community.

What was your previous job (if different from current position)? U.S. Coast Guard (retired)

What is your favorite movie, type of music/musician or book? It depends on my mood. I like action films such as “Air Force One,” westerns such as John Wayne movies and Tombstone, and tear jerkers like “It’s a Wonderful Life.” Music: Southern Gospel and especially a capella four part harmony.

What is your favorite color? Blue

What is your favorite food/place to eat? Texas Roadhouse ribs or a good hamburger. My wife’s cherry cheese cake delight.

What do you like to do for fun? Spend time with family, basketball, gardening, and anything outside.

What type of pets do you have? One fish named Indy.

What word(s) describe you best? Happy and easy-going.

What is your greatest accomplishment?: Married for 38 years with a son, daughter-in-law, and two grandchildren.

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Know Your Co-Worker: Sarah McMahan

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Name: Sarah McMahan

Job Title: Health Educator

Department/Program Name: CHEE

Years worked at LFCHD: Almost 2

What is your favorite thing about working at LFCHD? My co-workers

What was your previous job (if different from current position)? Stay-at-home mom

What is your favorite movie, type of music/musician or book? The Big Lebowski-movie; Grateful Dead-music; 1984-book.

What is your favorite color? Green

What is your favorite food/place to eat? Indian

What do you like to do for fun? Going to concerts and exercising.

What type of pets do you have? A yellow lab named Samson and a cat named Ms. Norris.

What word(s) describe you best? “I’m not like a regular mom. I’m a cool mom.”

What is your greatest accomplishment? Becoming a mother.
 

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Know Your Co-Worker: Christy Nentwick

Name: Christy Nentwick

Job Title: Executive Assistant

Department/Program Name: Admin/Public Health Operations

Years worked at LFCHD: 6 months

What is your favorite thing about working at LFCHD?: The people!

What was your previous job (if different from current position)?: Legislative Secretary for the House of Representatives

What is your favorite movie, type of music/musician or book?: Sandlot, Sister Hazel, and The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time.

What is your favorite food/place to eat?: Homemade Japanese food from my grandmother’s kitchen (she’s Japanese).

What do you like to do for fun?: Craft, antique/peddler’s mall shopping, and spending time with my husband.

What word(s) describe you best?: Crafty

What is your greatest accomplishment?: I haven’t yet reached my greatest accomplishment…. which will be to become a mother.

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Know Your Co-Worker: Sharon Robinson

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Name: Sharon Robinson

Job Title: Administrative Assistant (Expanded)

Department/Program Name: School Health

Years worked at LFCHD: 12 years

What is your favorite thing about working at LFCHD? I love working with the nurses in School Health.

What was your previous job (if different from current position)? Worked for the KSP – Driver Testing

What is your favorite movie, type of music/musician or book? 5 Heartbeats

What is your favorite food/place to eat? Mancino’s

What do you like to do for fun? Playing Phase Ten

What word(s) describe you best? Easygoing

What is your greatest accomplishment? Raising my three children

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