PersonnelPlus 2016 Awards Gala

Please get your tickets soon to help honor people with disabilities and the businesses that support them in Athens County.

Wednesday, October 26 is the PersonnelPlus Awards Dinner and Recognition Gala and it is supported by the Athens County Board of Developmental Disabilities.

According to Doug Mitchell, the PersonnelPlus Director, if you are going to attend only one dinner/awards banquet in Athens this year…MAKE IT THIS ONE because it will be the star-studded event of the year in Athens County. A good time is guaranteed to be had by all (please see Doug Mitchell for the guarantee details 😊).

Please let me or Karen Hynes (740)592-3416 know if you want to purchase tickets. The deadline for purchasing tickets in October 7th.


Athens County Board of DD Hires Full-Time PersonnelPlus Director

PersonnelPlus is happy to announce the hiring of a full time director.  PersonnelPlus welcomes back Douglas Mitchell beginning March 21, 2016.

For the past three years,  Doug has been the Manager of the Fairfield County Board of Developmental Disabilities employment service, JobFusion. Doug oversaw training and employment services, including exclusive programs:  Project Search at Fairfield Medical Center, Project Search at Designer Shoe Warehouse (DSW) in Columbus and Project Search DiscoverU at the River Valley Mall in Lancaster, Ohio.

Doug MItchellDoug’s work has been recognized on both the state and national levels.  Doug has been involved  with the Governor’s Employment First Initiative and multiple committees related to Supportive Employment.  Doug has also done presentation at state and national conferences about “Building Business Partnerships” and related employment topics.

Prior to working for the Fairfield County Board of Developmental Disabilities, Doug served as the PersonnelPlus Director for nine years and has over 15 years of service in the DD field.

Welcome back Doug!