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15th Year of Recognition!

Thank you for your annual participation in NYSID's people-centered awards program recognizing exceptional job performance and personal growth. More than 750 individuals have been named Joslin Outstanding Performers since 2004.

Nomination Guidelines
Nomination Form
Sample Nomination
Helpful Hints

Questions about the Joslin Awards Program may be addressed to:
Jennifer Lawrence: 800-221-5994, Ext. 225

2017 Awards Program Recap

The annual William B. Joslin Outstanding Performance Award was presented to two individuals at NYSID's Annual Meeting on September 26, 2017:

NYSID's 14th annual Joslin Awards Program recognized 58 individuals as nominated by a member agency or corporate partner.

"Class of..." Yearbooks


2017 Joslin Outstanding Performers Yearbook

2016 Joslin Outstanding Performers Yearbook

2015 Joslin Outstanding Performers Yearbook

2014 Joslin Outstanding Performers Yearbook

Previous Joslin Winners' Videos


Jerry Williams of Schoharie County Arc (Schoharie)

Brian Mann of Lifestime Assistance/LAICO Industries (Rochester)

Ramonita Morales of The Osborne Association (Bronx)

Michelle Wolfe of the Arc of Madison Cortland (Oneida) 

2014 winner; Edwardo Lopez, AHRC New York City

2014 winner; Brent Matthew Lillard, Spectrum Designs Foundation

2013 winner; Donald Huckins, The Arc Otsego

2013 winner; Marc Smith, The Altamont Program

2012 winner: Ana Cortorreal, Fedcap

2011 winner: Nelson Hooper, FEGS

2008 winner: Linda Rollins, Rochester Rehabilitation Center

2006 winner: Mark Daube, Genesee County Chapter NYSARC, Inc.

2005 winner: Matthew Rollins, CDS Monarch/Unistel

2004 winner: Kasey Knott, Allegany Arc / PWI

Awards Program History

For individuals with disabilities, NYSID's Joslin Awards Program is an annual forum for recognition of personal success through Preferred Source employment.

This highly anticipated program was established in 2004 and is named in memory of William B. Joslin, Chief Executive Officer of Human Technologies Corporation in Utica, who served on NYSID's Board of Directors for many years.

Thirteen Joslin Outstanding Performers have received the William B. Joslin Outstanding Performance Award at the NYSID Annual Meeting.

We thank our member agencies and private sector partners for supporting the Joslin Awards Program each year, impacting more than 500 individual lives.