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On the Move, 11/2: Fager named director of volunteer services at GBMC HealthCare

Cynthia Fager

Cynthia Fager

Cynthia Fager has been named director of volunteer services for GBMC HealthCare, parent company of Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Gilchrist Hospice Care and Greater Baltimore Medical Associates. Fager most recently served as volunteer services coordinator for Washington Home and Community Hospices, where she was a hospice home care volunteer before taking the paid position. She has worked as an English tutor in Israel, in multiple management positions with Macy’s, as an English school program developer in Japan, as a supervisor with the Baltimore County Occupational Training Administration, and as an adolescent and crisis counselor with agencies in Minnesota, Colorado and Maryland. Fager has a bachelor’s degree from St. Olaf College and completed graduate courses in teamwork and organizational behavior at Johns Hopkins University and Towson University. While working at Washington Home and Community Hospices, she created an end-of-life class which offered hospice volunteer opportunities to undergraduates pursuing medical careers at Johns Hopkins University.

Awards

The Montgomery County Planning Department has received an award for best neighborhood/small area plan from the National Capital Area chapter of the American Planning Association for its community plan for White Flint. The plan would transform large parking lots and suburban shopping centers into a mixed-use, compact urban center with 9,800 new homes, including affordable and workforce units, and 5.69 million square feet of commercial and office development. The plan call for a redesign of Rockville Pike, with an expanded local network of streets, to create a safer, more walkable place; the 150-foot right of way would be rebuilt into an urban boulevard with trees in the median and along the streets, on-street parking, bikeways and space for future bus rapid transit.

Payroll

Joe Young has been hired by Payroll Network as vice president of alliance marketing. Young previously was co-owner and director of Veris Settlement Partners. He graduated from Mount Saint Mary’s University and is a licensed insurance agent. Also, four associates of the Kensington-based company have received new professional accreditations: Sharon Peterson earned Certified Payroll Professional credential, and Braden French, Ted Johnson and Melissa Katski earned Fundamental Payroll Certification.

Residential Care

Beverly Gaunt has been hired as program manager for Carroll Lutheran Village’s Diven House, in Westminster, where she will oversee daily assisted-living operations. Gaunt, who has a registered nursing degree from Anne Arundel Community College, began her career as an oncology nurse and later practiced home care in Baltimore and Baltimore County. She has worked in insurance case management and in KLF assisted living facilities as well as Sunrise assisted living in Pikesville. Gaunt most recently worked for Carroll Home Care & Hospice.