Human Resources Manager
As the Human Resources Manager Kathy handles a wide variety of human resource functions including oversight of payroll, benefits administration, workers compensation and short and long term disability. Kathy ensures activities meet with and integrate with organizational requirements for quality management, health and safety, legal stipulations, environmental policies and general duty of care.
Kathy’s goal is to ensure that each staff person has an understanding of their personal benefits as well as the agency supports available to all employees. Kathy’s door is always open and she is always willing to do whatever she can to make sure that every employee feels supported and valued. She has been a valued employee of the Consortium for over 20 years.
Mary Kate Farley-Dimino
Mary Kate has recently stepped into the role of “Organizational Development Manager” for The Consortium and is responsible for a variety of duties related to the coordination of agency-wide development initiatives including, but not limited to: strategic planning, employee orientation, employee appreciation, and creating conditions for a multicultural community. She also is responsible for offering support and/or acting as a point person for the coordination of ongoing fund and resource development. Her office is located in the Consortium’s main office in Holyoke.
Mary Kate began working for the Consortium in December of 2012, in a role which evolved into “Peer Involvement and Leadership Development Coordinator” at the BSAS funded “Recovery Support Center,” RECOVER Project in Greenfield, MA. She has a particular interest in the peer recovery movement and in complementary modalities such as yoga, meditation, and energy work for healing from trauma.