J151

Honoring Dr. James Yonai upon the occasion of his retirement as Madison County's Director of Community Mental Health

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J151


LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring Dr. James Yonai upon the occasion of his
retirement as Madison County's Director of Community Mental Health

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to acknowledge the
significant milestones in the distinguished careers of esteemed resi-
dents of this noble Empire State; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to honor Dr.
James Yonai upon the occasion of his retirement as Madison County's
Director of Community Mental Health, to be celebrated on Friday, January
18, 2013; and
WHEREAS, For the past 20 years, Dr. James Yonai rendered faithful,
conscientious and valuable service as Madison County's Director of
Community Mental Health, earning the admiration, esteem and affection of
his colleagues; and
WHEREAS, In his capacity as Director of Community Mental Health, Dr.
James Yonai served with loyalty, honor and distinction; he was governed
by a keen sense of duty and always showed a unique grasp of human prob-
lems in his official acts; and
WHEREAS, A graduate of Penn State University with a doctorate in
philosophy and advanced study in counseling psychology, Dr. James Yonai
completed his psychology internship at Hutchings Psychiatric Center; and
WHEREAS, Dr. James Yonai is also a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor,
CRC; he began as an Addictive Substance Director with the ADAPT Program
on January 13, 1986, and was later appointed Director of Community
Mental Health on June 8, 1993; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that when individ-
uals of such noble aims and accomplishments are brought to our atten-
tion, they should be celebrated and recognized by all the citizens of
the great State of New York; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Dr. James Yonai upon the occasion of his retirement as Madison
County's Director of Community Mental Health; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Dr. James Yonai.

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  • 11 / Jan / 2013
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 15 / Jan / 2013
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 15 / Jan / 2013
    • ADOPTED

Resolution Details

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Resolutions, Legislative

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