Health & Human Services Employee of the Month

October 2019 Employee of the Month - Margo Block

Margo Block
Margo is our October Employee of the Month. Margo Block has worked for WCHHS for 10.5 years. As a case aide serving 120+ individuals on the Consumer Support Grant program, Margo also dedicates herself to serving her co-workers and contracted case managers through MnCHOICES reassessment coordination for 850+ individuals receiving DD services, SSIS service arrangement processing, maintenance of caseload statistics that ensure accurate long-term record-keeping, and special projects frequently assigned by supervisors and managers. Margo takes on these special projects whenever asked and finishes them with little direction and in record time. Margo’s work ethic, skill, and positive attitude toward change position her as an invaluable employee to our agency! Margo is a key piece of the DD unit, and not only is she on the front lines with the clients helping and finding resources she also goes above and beyond behind the scenes to help the unit run smoothly and effectively. She helps without being asked, she does not complain about the amount of work or changes taking place. She efficiently runs many waiver programs and is very knowledgeable about policy regarding the waiver. Margo is a person people can turn to for questions, ideas or help. Margo is a bright light in our unit and we appreciate all she does! Margo helps update services for clients and providers, doing these changes helps clients continue their waiver services without any interruptions. Congratulations, Margo, on being our October Employee of the Month!