Resolution J151-2013

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

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

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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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