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Oswego Health Presents Six Employees with Engagement Champion Award

Hospital news | Thursday, March 26, 2020

Contact: Jamie Leszczynski

(Oswego, NY – March 26, 2020) Oswego Health recognizes six employees as Engagement Champions. These employees exemplify what it means to be engaged across the organization and Oswego County. With over 1,200 employees throughout Oswego County, Oswego Health understands the importance of culture within an organization and how that relates to employee morale and retention.

The Oswego Health Engagement Committee, made up of Directors and Managers from various areas throughout the organization, created specific criteria for the award and open nominations for employees that display the values of Oswego Health: Teamwork, Ownership, Communication, Quality, Compassion, and Respect. In addition, the nominee must go above and beyond to participate and attend events, demonstrate a positive attitude, rise above challenging situations, collaborates well across different departments, embrace the culture, take pride in the organization and promote Oswego Health in the community.

Oswego Health is proud to announce the following employees who were recognized at a private ceremony at Springside at Seneca Hill on March 12, 2020:

  • Connie Boger-Allen – Environmental Services Tech
    Manager: Joy Bifera, Valerie Favata

  • John Boggart – Behavioral Health Services Safety Coordinator
    Manager: Jody Pittsley, Maggie Niland Glass

  • Kate Gentile- Environmental Services & Infection Prevention Coordinator
    Managers: Terri Hammill, Valerie Favata

  • Jake Jones – Service Tech & Food Services Worker
    Manager: Ryan Porter, Amy Dittly, Valerie Favata

  • Michelle Mannino – Scheduling & Staffing Specialist at The Manor at Seneca Hill
    Manager: Esther Field, Jason Santiago

  • Jennifer Martin – Director of Marketing
    Manager: Jamie Leszczynski, Jeff Coakley

  • Megan McManus – Medical Imaging Manager
    Managers: David Ruel, Maggie Niland Glass

“Now more than ever we could not be prouder of our employees. Their dedication and commitment to this organization, our patients and community, is truly remarkable,” said Vice President of Human Resources, Marq Brown.

Group Photo caption (left to right) – Duane Tull, MD, Chief Medical Officer & President of Physician Care PC; Jeff Coakley, Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Office, Jeff Bogart, Behavioral Health Services Safety Coordinator; Eric Campbell, Chief Financial Officer; Kate Gentile, Environmental Services & Infection Prevention Coordinator; Connie Boger-Allen, Environmental Services Tech; Jason Santiago, Chief Operating Officer, The Manor at Seneca Hill & Springside at Seneca Hill; Jennifer Martin, Director of Marketing; Michael Harlovic, President & CEO; Michelle Mannino, Scheduling & Staffing Specialist at The Manor at Seneca Hill; Marq Brown, Vice President of Human Resources; Maggie Niland Glass, Vice President of Ancillary Services & Privacy Officer; Barry Ryle, Chief Information Officer

Individual Photo Captions:


(left to right) Jake Jones,
Service Tech & Food Services
Worker and Ryan Porter,
Emergency Department Senior Tech

Megan McManus,
Medical Imaging Manager