March 6, 2015

State of Alabama
Press Release: Medicaid

Medicaid employees honored for state service totaling 860 years

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Forty-three Medicaid Agency employees with a combined total of 860 years of service to the State of Alabama were recognized by Acting Commissioner Stephanie Azar in a ceremony held on February 12.

Azar presented 35-year service pins to Cynthia Dobyne and Daryl Baker, and 30-year service pins to Kimberly Bath, Keith Boswell, Clifford Johnson, Sheryl Preston and Vivian Tuck. The commissioner also presented 25-year pins to 11 staff members, 20-year pins to eight employees, 15-year pins to eight staffers, 10-year pins to eight employees, and 5-year pins to one employee.

“I am grateful to Cynthia and Daryl for their many years of service to the state and to Alabama’s most vulnerable citizens. Thanks to the efforts of these very experienced employees, as well as others recognized today, Medicaid is able to serve more than 1 million recipients each year in an exemplary manner,” she said.

Baker has spent the past 15 years in the Agency’s Program Integrity Division’s Quality Control unit.

Dobyne has spent most of her career in Beneficiary Services handling a variety of jobs. She now serves as director of the Western region, overseeing eligibility offices throughout the state from Mobile to Birmingham and Florence.


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