April 08, 2013

Jason Kahn: Health Care Professionals Member of the Year

Source: NYSUT Constituency Awards

Jason Kahn
Rockland BOCES Staff Association

KahnJason Kahn is a 12-year veteran as a school social worker serving the mental health needs of a diverse population of students at Rockland County BOCES. He also has spent 12 years as a building rep and serves as a member of the negotiating team and the Local Action Project team for the Rockland BOCES Staff Association.

Kahn is a highly respected member of his local union noted for his active involvement in numerous union-related activities. He developed and organized the local staff association newsletter that unifies the membership. Kahn promotes and demonstrates excellence through his position as a union representative as well as a BOCES social worker.

Kahn participates and collaborates at various NYSUT sponsored programs, such as the NYSUT BOCES Leadership Conference. He continually advocates and promotes harmonious working environments by modeling positive work styles and image. His peers at the high school where he works relish the cooperative work environment he promotes and supports throughout the school day.

His unfailing support and endless commitment to union activism and the membership's goals in education is exemplary.

Jason Kahn's segment of the Constituency Awards video begins at 5:10.