AWARD WIN­NERS: Shat­tuck re­cip­i­ents to be hon­ored.

11 earn Shat­tuck awards

Boston Herald - - NEWS - By MATT STOUT BARRY STAFFORD HENRY VI­TALE JOSEPH L. HOOLEY PA­TRI­CIA A. FO­LEY

The Bos­ton Mu­nic­i­pal Re­search Bureau will honor 11 of the city’s “ex­em­plary cit­i­zens” this week at its an­nual Henry L. Shat­tuck Pub­lic Ser­vice Awards cer­e­mony, which rec­og­nizes those in pub­lic ser­vice who go above and be­yond.

Named for for­mer city coun­cilor and for­mer bureau chair­man, Henry Lee Shat­tuck, the awards have, since 1985, rec­og­nized city of Bos­ton em­ploy­ees and oth­ers who go “the ex­tra dis­tance” to en­sure the Hub is a safer and more vi­brant place.

Nine city em­ploy­ees and two pri­vate cit­i­zens will be hon­ored Tuesday by the bureau, which is also cel­e­brat­ing its 85th an­niver­sary this year. This year’s hon­orees are: • Heather Camp­isano, chief of staff and 16-year vet­eran of the Bos­ton Plan­ning and Devel­op­ment Agency, where she has guided the im­ple­men­ta­tion of key re­forms;

• Sherry Lewis DaPonte, as­sis­tant head­mas­ter and “heart and soul” of Bos­ton Latin School;

• Kerry Jor­dan, TV op­er­a­tions and technology man­ager for the Bos­ton City Coun­cil, where he’s helped en­sure the coun­cil com­mu­ni­cates with res­i­dents;

• Martin Kain, di­rec­tor of train­ing for the Bos­ton Elec­tion Depart­ment re­spon­si­ble for train­ing the poll work­ers as­signed to the city’s 255 elec­toral precincts;

• Sgt. Gino Proven­zano, of the Bos­ton Po­lice Bureau of Field Ser­vices and the “face of all that is good” about the city’s po­lice depart­ment;

• Deb­o­rah Pullen, di­rec­tor of information man­age­ment sys­tems for the Bos­ton School Depart­ment’s Of­fice of Hu­man Cap­i­tal and an in­valu­able 21year vet­eran city em­ployee;

• Maria San­tos, pro­cure­ment man­ager for the Bos­ton Pub­lic Health Com­mis­sion, where she’s been lauded for an “un­crush­able will­ing­ness” to solve problems;

• Barry Stafford, prin­ci­pal fire alarm op­er­a­tor for the Bos­ton Fire Depart­ment, where he’s known as “Bar­rype­dia” for his en­cy­clo­pe­dic knowl­edge of BFD his­tory and rules;

• Henry Vi­tale, ex­ec­u­tive di­rec­tor of the Bos­ton Wa­ter and Sewer Com­mis­sion, who is re­ceiv­ing the Shat­tuck Chair­man’s Award for his work over­see­ing New Eng­land’s oldest and largest wa­ter and sewer sys­tems;

• Joseph L. Hooley, chair­man and CEO of State Street, who pushed the launch of Bos­ton WINs, which helps con­nect Bos­ton youth with jobs;

• Pa­tri­cia A. Fo­ley, pres­i­dent of Save the Har­bor/Save the Bay since 2003 and a “tire­less” fundraiser and ad­vo­cate for clean wa­ter and beaches.

HEATHER CAMP­ISANO

GINO PROVEN­ZANO

SHERRY LEWIS DaPONTE

DEB­O­RAH PULLEN

KERRY JOR­DAN

MARIA SAN­TOS

MARTIN KAIN

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