Chicago, IL – NYAP’s Board of Directors dine together with enthusiasm and amazement over former youth in our care

The NYAP Board of Directors met the week of August 24th in Chicago, IL. The following staff from
Illinois attended the meeting on Thursday evening and discussed their various activities:
Bridgette Henderson, Treatment Supervisor; Deborah Conley, Intake/Licensing
Administrator; Katie Sullivan, CANEI Team Leader; Darryl Calhoun, Training
Consultant; and Kathryn Smith, who will become the Assistant Director of Illinois on
August 27.

Deva Suckerman, Clinical Supervisor was unable to attend but wrote a
report that Ed Sparks, Vice President/Illinois Director, read to those present.

A former youth in care who is now preparing for law school also spoke to the Board of her
experiences with NYAP and how the staff in Illinois have become her friends and family
for life. After the meeting the staff and Board enjoyed dinner together. Thanks to the
Illinois staff for sharing your enthusiasm with the Board. You are such amazing people!