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File #: 0166X-2019    Version: 1
Type: Ceremonial Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 5/8/2019 In control: Hardin
On agenda: 5/13/2019 Final action: 5/16/2019
Title: To Honor, Recognize, and Congratulate Dr. June Gutterman on her Retirement as CEO of Jewish Family Services
Sponsors: Elizabeth Brown, Mitchell Brown, Rob Dorans, Shayla Favor, Emmanuel V. Remy, Priscilla Tyson, Shannon G. Hardin

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To Honor, Recognize, and Congratulate Dr. June Gutterman on her Retirement as CEO of Jewish Family Services

 

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WHEREAS, Dr. June Gutterman has served as the CEO of Jewish Family Services since 2009 and worked tirelessly in support of Central Ohio’s vulnerable populations; and

 

WHEREAS, Dr. Gutterman, a life-long ally to those living with disabilities, has advocated for their right to participate fully in the workforce and community while providing leadership to numerous organizations; and

 

WHEREAS, Dr. Gutterman’s involvement in the Columbus community includes currently serving on the Board of Trustees of the Columbus Jewish Day School, the board of Trustees of the New American Commission of Franklin County, and as a member of the United Way of Central Ohio’s Resource Development Committee and PRIDE UNITED; and

 

WHEREAS, Prior to joining Jewish Family Services, Dr. Gutterman served as the Vice President of Community Services for the Jewish Federation of Columbus and as the Director of the State of Ohio Rehabilitation Services Commissions’ Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation from 1988 to 2004; and

 

WHEREAS, Dr. Gutterman received an undergraduate degree from New York University, and came to Ohio to complete her Doctorate of Education in special education and rehabilitation from the University of Cincinnati; and

 

WHEREAS, Upon retirement, Dr. Gutterman will remain active in the community as a lay leader, and plans to stay in New Albany, where she resides with her wife, Arlene Richman. Dr. Gutterman also plans to spend more time with her two adult children, Pnina and Joshua Tranen; now, therefore,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBUS: That this Council does hereby honor, recognize, and congratulate Dr. June Gutterman on her Retirement as CEO of Jewish Family Services.