promotion

[I] make no pretense of being the last word on the subject of autistic children. …more appropriate to call it one of the first words.

— Rosalind Oppenheim, Founder of Rimland
Staff Spotlight: Movin’ On Up!
Tammie McClendon with a client

Tammie McClendon with a client

Tammie McClendon, a valued Rimland employee for over 13 years, has been promoted from Peer Review Team Member to Associate Executive Director of Client Services. During her tenure at Rimland, Tammie has also excelled as a Direct Support Professional and has played a key role in enhancing and maintaining physically and emotionally comfortable environments for all of the individuals supported by Rimland, among many other valuable contributions. As Associate Executive Director of Client Services, Tammie has increased supervision of, and responsibility for, both the Residential and Developmental Training programs, with an emphasis on the residents’ environment and diet. Tammie assumed her new position on March 9, 2015.

Ronald Sandridge

Ronald Sandridge

We are also pleased to announce that Ronald Sandridge was promoted to Developmental Training Program Coordinator. Prior to taking on the new role, Ronald worked with Rimland for a year as a Direct Support Professional in our Residential Program. He is a recent graduate of Florida Agriculture and Mechanical University with a degree in psychology and criminal justice. As Developmental Training Program Coordinator, Ronald supervises Rimland’s Developmental Training Program, with an emphasis on programming and safety. Ronald assumed his new role on February 9, 2015.