Congratulations to the Winners of the PEF Division 240 Annual College Scholarship Contest 2018:
In the Full Time College Student Category:
John C. Russell, $1000 Scholarship – his Father is James Russell from our White Plains Office
Hannah Salway, $1000 Scholarship- her Mother is Brenda Ball from our Rochester Office
Nicholas Salway, $250 Scholarship-his Mother is Brenda Ball from our Rochester Office
In the HS Graduate, College Bound Student Category:
Brennan Rampe, $375 Scholarship-his Father is Chris Rampe from our Nassau Office
Deanna Gulneck, $125 Scholarship-her Mother is Deborah Gulneck from our Albany Office
Sananda Pai, $125 Scholarship-her Father is Mahadeb Pai from our Albany Office.
Unfortunately we did not have any Entrants for the Part-Time College Student Category.  Checks should go out within 2-3 weeks.  Thank you for participating!


New York State Recognizes Cyber Security Champion Award Winners



Congratulations to one of SIF’s own and Albany PEF steward, Brandi Loveday-Chesley on her award.

Brandi Loveday-Chesley, Information Technology Specialist 2, New York State Insurance Fund (NYSIF). Ms. Loveday-Chesley was recognized for her dedication and ongoing efforts to assess vulnerability risk and advise on remediation actions for all devices at NYSIF. In addition, Ms. Loveday-Chesley consistently provides outstanding customer service to the application development and infrastructure groups within her agency.

Per Ms. Loveday-Chesley, Thank you to Mr. John Borst, Cybersecurity Outreach Coordinator from NYS OITS and Ms. Liz Farrell from NYS EISO for taking time out of their day to come to my office to present the award.

Shown in pictures below, Tom Kowal, ITS 3 and Supervisor, Brandi Loveday-Chesley, ITS, and Elizabeth Farrell, NYS EISO.

Bernie Kahn Outstanding Service Award.

New in 2018 from PEF’s Health & Safety Program.

Bernie Kahn Outstanding Service Award.

This year’s recipient is Angel Cook from the DOL.

This award recognizes a H&S activist for their sustained and outstanding efforts and dedication to improve the lives of workers.

Those who knew Bernie know that this award in his honor is as well deserved to those who receive it!

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