NO. R-48.† Senate concurrent resolution congratulating Janet McCarthy.


Offered by:† Senator Collins of Franklin County and Senator Kittell of Franklin County, Representatives Branagan of Georgia and Dunsmore of Georgia.

†††† Whereas, Janet McCarthy, the executive director of the Franklin County Home Health Care Agency, is dedicated to improving the quality of health care services for the homebound population of Franklin County, and

†††† Whereas, one of her professional colleagues has described her mode of operation as exhibiting intelligence, warmth, humor, vision, leadership, and financial savvy, and

†††† Whereas, she has a reputation as a team builder who develops policy decisions based on consensus, and

†††† Whereas, Janet McCarthy serves as a mentor for her staff and challenges them to meet new goals in order to institutionally enhance the agencyís performance and personally expand their professional horizons, and

†††† Whereas, her commitment to her staff membersí personal advancement is exemplified by the scholarship program she initiated to enable them to pursue career‑related educational opportunities, and

†††† Whereas, under her leadership, the agency has met new challenges in an exemplary manner, continually demonstrating Janetís administrative expertise and commonsense ability to solve the most perplexing problems, and

†††† Whereas, her administrative and leadership skills and the respect she has earned in Franklin County have led to being selected as the Franklin County Business and Professional Womenís Woman of the Year, and

†††† Whereas, Janetís professional endeavors have not deterred her from being an energetic and actively involved mother of three sons, Brendan, Ryan, and Colin, and, with her husband Michael, has instilled strong family values and fostered independence, and

†††† Whereas, she is an outstanding role model for women in Franklin County who aspire to professional careers, now therefore be it

†††† Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives:

†††† That the General Assembly congratulates Janet McCarthy as the Franklin County Business and Professional Womenís Woman of the Year, and be it further

†††† Resolved:† That the Secretary of State be directed to send a copy of this resolution to Janet McCarthy at the Franklin County Home Health Agency.†