Celebrating Staff Milestones: Employee Service Awards 2021

April 29, 2021

Celebrating Our Employees Dedicated Service — Thank You

Newburyport, MA – Anna Jaques Hospital's Annual Employee Service Awards is a beloved tradition where we pay tribute to employees who have dedicated 5 to 45 years of service to the hospital.

Though we could not gather as a group to celebrate this year, we honor and thank each of the honorees for their dedication to Anna Jaques Hospital and the important role they play in caring for our community.

Those marking the major milestone of 40 years and 45 years of service to AJH include:

45 Years

  • Susan Baumann, Laboratory
  • Betty Howland, RN, Anna Jaques Cancer Center

40 Years

  • Sharon Morris, Emergency Department
  • Susan McDonald, Radiology
  • Barbara Fredette, Access
  • Susan Wall, Access

View the full list of 2021 Employee Service Award Honorees.

Media Relations Manager

Sonya Vartabedian

Please note: The contact information above is for journalists and news media only. For patient care and all other inquiries, please contact your doctor or Anna Jaques Hospital directly.

Employee Service Award Honorees 2021

Cancer Center - Shannon Caawe, Director, Betty Howland (45 yrs), Chris Asselin (5 yrs)

IT - Bob Buchanan, Director (25 yrs), Erik Carter (30 yrs), Ann Schofield (25 yrs)

Jeff Hadley (5), Maillelain Sveen (15), Director Katie LeBlanc, Dawn Bryk (20), & Erin Arsenault (10)

Patient Access - President Mark Goldstein celebrates (L to R) Susan Wall (40), Barbara Fredette (40) & Sabrina Callahan (5)

(L to R) Director Wally Szuksta celebrates Heidi Merrill (15), Eileen Ryan (5), John DeCosta (30) Linda Meskie (15) Lisa Bocchetti (15) & Marieclaire Bentley (25)

Case Management - Bonnie Papoulias (left)(5) & Patricia Hazell (right)(15) with Director Yvette Bailey

Pharmacy - Director Yinka Ojutalayo celebrates Hua Qui's 5th anniversary at AJH

Emergency Department (L to R) - Melanie Cavanaugh (25) Ashley Noyes & (5) Alison Rollins (15) with Director Peter Tura

Newburyport Five Cents Savings Inpatient Unit (L to R) - Cathy Willett (20) Steve Pizzo (15) Sharon Vezina (15) Kathleen McKinley (15), with Director Deb Burke

Central Billing celebrates Mary Hayden (second in front left) for 15 years at AJH

Food Services - Manager Alana Bythewood celebrates Samantha Holbrook (10) & Mika Phipps (5)

Psychiatric Services - Derek Deboisbriand (center) celebrates 5 years with his teammates

Switchboard - Marcie Dow (15 years)

About Anna Jaques Hospital

Anna Jaques Hospital is a 119-bed not-for-profit community hospital serving the Merrimack Valley, North Shore and Southern New Hampshire. With 1,200 employees and more than 200 physicians on staff, Anna Jaques is recognized for delivering high quality community health care with an emphasis on patient satisfaction.

Anna Jaques Hospital is a part of Beth Israel Lahey Health, a health care system that brings together academic medical centers and teaching hospitals, community and specialty hospitals, more than 4,700 physicians, and 39,000 employees in a shared mission to expand access to great care and advance the science and practice of medicine through ground-breaking research and education.